You do need to prove your identity to:
Get a certificate (except historical certificates – see below)
Change a name
Register a relationship
Get married at the Victorian Marriage Registry
Correct an error on a certificate (except historical certificates)
Revoke a registered relationship
Change your recorded sex.
You do not need to prove your identity to:
Get an historical certificate:
- Birth records over 100 years old
- Death records over 30 years old
- Marriage and relationship records over 60 years old
Register a new birth
Get a birth certificate when registering your baby's birth.