Due to maintenance between 5:30PM and 6:30PM on Wednesday 13 May 2015, you will not be able to apply for certificates or purchase images, search historical indexes or popular baby names, or upload data. We apologise for any inconvenience.


When can I expect my certificate?

Last updated Monday 27 April

Birth certificates
mailing in 14 business days*
Birth certificates for newborns
mailing in 38 business days*
Marriage certificates
mailing in 14 business days*
Marriage certificates for newly married couples
mailing in 43 business days*
Change of name certificates
mailing in 50 business days*

* Please also allow an average of 3-5 days postage

View all our certificate turnaround times.