When can I expect my certificate?

Last updated Monday 23 March

Birth certificates
mailing in 14 business days*
Birth certificates for newborns
mailing in 34 business days*
Marriage certificates
mailing in 14 business days*
Marriage certificates for newly married couples
mailing in 37 business days*
Change of name certificates
mailing in 49 business days*

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

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Latest news

Image of two wedding rings.

Lucky day for marriages

04 Mar, 2015

On Tuesday 5 May, 2015 the Victorian Marriage Registry will welcome couples who may be seeking a ‘lucky’ wedding date. Although weddings are not usually held on a Tuesday, the Registry expects the auspicious date will be a popular choice.