This diagram provides an overview of the steps for getting a birth certificate.
The Get a birth certificate page contains information you need to know.
Have your identity documents ready.
2. Select 'Apply now' and fill in your details
This includes choosing your certificate.
Look for the Apply now button.
3. Prove your identity
You must prove your identity.
You can do this:
- Online, or
- By providing certified copies of your identity documents.
Pay via credit car, Paypal or BPAY.
5. Check your email
We will email you:
- If there are any issues – to let you know what else you need to do
- If we have everything we need – to let you know we’ve posted your certificate(s).
These link(s) will open in a new browser window.
Department of Justice and Community Safety
State of Victoria, 2021
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