Services temporarily unavailable
Due to scheduled maintenance our online certificate ordering, birth registration system and online family history services are temporarily unavailable until Tuesday 29 September.
If you require assistance during this time please contact 13 77 88. We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.
Apply online now
Choose from our online services - it's the fastest way to apply.
You can pick up selected certificates at our Chippendale or Parramatta Registry offices, or you can have it sent by registered mail to your home with an optional priority service.
Register your baby within 60 days of the birth. It's free and the hospital doesn’t do it for you. After you register your baby, you can apply for a birth certificate.
Marriage and relationships
Apply for a marriage certificate or plan your wedding ceremony at one of our welcoming venues.
Family history search
Start searching your ancestry with free access to our records. Check early church baptisms, burials and weddings from 1788 and official government records from 1856.
A funeral director will normally register a death and apply for a death certificate on your behalf.
Name changes and corrections
Request changes or corrections to the information on a registration or certificate issued by the Registry.
Depending on your request, you may need to complete one or more of these forms as part of your application.
Post your completed form (see form for address) and proof of identity to Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages or visit your nearest Service NSW centre.
Online services guides
Step-by-step guides to help you when you are using our online services.