Register your baby
All births in NSW must be registered within 60 days of the birth.
Your birth certificate is an important document that you can us as part of your proof of identity.
Commemorative birth certificates
Capture the joy of a new baby or celebrate a special birthday with one of our decorative birth certificate designs.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander births
When you register your new bub you get them off to the right start to take part in all kinds of activities throughout their life.
Certificates and searches for an adoption
How to request searches and certificates for an adopted person and their parents.
Popular baby names
Finding the right name to give to your baby can be fun and challenging. We hope our list of popular names helps you find the one that's just right for you.
Choosing a name
What you need to know about the names you can register in NSW.
Miscarriage, stillbirth and loss of a newborn
The death of a baby during pregnancy or soon after birth is a difficult time for parents and for the people close to them. We acknowledge the emotional hardship you face during this time.