Victoria has declared a State of Emergency due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Our customer service and call centres are closed until further notice.
For information on BDM services, use the menu above. If you’ve already applied for a certificate or registration, check our certificate turnaround times.
We are prioritising critical certificate or registration requests. For critical requests only:
- Apply online, then
- Then email firstname.lastname@example.org and include:
- Order number
- Proof of identity
- Reason(s) why it is critical.
For information about COVID-19, visit the DHHS website .
This page explains how to change the record of sex on your birth certificate if you:
- Are 18 years or over
- Were born in Victoria, Australia and
- Have not changed your record of sex in the last 12 months.
Not sure if you’re in the right place?
|Person whose record of sex is being changed||Born in Victoria||Born outside Victoria
(interstate or overseas)
|Adult||Read this page||Change your record of sex – adult born outside Victoria|
|Child||Change your child’s record of sex- child born in Victoria||Change your child’s record of sex – child born outside Victoria|
Read the ‘Change of name’ tab if you want to change your name at the same time.