Register your newborn

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Please note: when you begin this online application, you will be unable to save the application and return to it later.

Your application will expire after 30 minutes of inactivity and you will need to start again, so BEFORE you start, have the following information ready to upload and submit.

  • Contact details of each parent (e-mail and phone number).  Both parents are responsible for registering the birth of their child and both must consent to the information provided on this form.

If the other parent is unknown or is unable or unwilling to sign, please contact Births, Deaths and Marriage for advice on (03) 6165 3450 or

  • Baby's full name
  • Date and place of baby's birth
  • Full names, place of birth, occupation and address of both parents
  • Clear, readable scan or photo of ID (3 pieces) for both parents
  • Parent's marriage or relationship details
  • Details of other children of the mother and other parent and/or just the mother

If you wish to apply for a birth certificate

  • You will need to provide your credit card information including cardholder name, number on the card, expiry date and CVV number.

Ready to register your newborn?

If you are unable to complete the birth registration form online, please contact Births, Deaths and Marriages on (03) 6165 3450 for a paper copy.

Additional help is available by contacting the following organisations.

If you need an interpreter please contact Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131450

Migrant Resource Centre Southern Tasmania

Website (external link) for newly arrived refugees and migrants.


Phone 03 6221 0999

Migrant Resource Centre Northern Tasmania

Website (external link) for newly arrived refugees and migrants.

Phone 03 6332 2211

Australian Government National Relay Service (external link)

Updated: 22nd October 2021