Family History – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Certificates of Victorian births, deaths and marriages, can be obtained from the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, for a fee. The Registry’s contact details are:
|Street Address||595 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Postal Address||PO Box 4332, Melbourne, VIC 3001|
|Telephone (Australia)||1300 369 367 (within Australia for the cost of a local call)|
|Telephone (Overseas)||+ 61 3 9613 5111|
You can order digitised Victorian births, deaths and marriages through the Registry’s website. Please note: digitised certificates cannot be used for legal purposes.
You can search database indexes to Victorian births, deaths and marriages for a small fee on the Registry’s website.
Database indexes to Victorian births, deaths and marriages are also available at PROV’s Reading Rooms at the Ballarat Archives Centre and the Victorian Archives Centre, the State Library of Victoria, and a range of genealogical organisations and libraries. See PROVguide 26 Using Births Deaths and Marriages Indexes at PROV for details.
See the Registry website www.bdm.vic.gov.au
- to apply for certificates
- for a scale of fees
- to download an application form
- for information on a range of other certificates available through the Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.