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Queensland commemorative birth certificates

Commemorative birth certificates are not official proof of identity documents and you may buy one online for you or your child.

If you want to buy a commemorative birth certificate package that includes a standard birth certificate or just a standard birth certificate for official purposes (e.g. applying for a driver licence) you can use our online application form and submit proof of ID by post or in person.

Buy a commemorative birth certificate

Use this application form to buy a commemorative birth certificate if the birth or adoption took place in Queensland.

It takes about 5 minutes to complete this application form.

To submit your application form:

  1. Answer the questions below.
  2. Pay $25.75 by MasterCard or Visa.

Size

All Queensland commemorative birth certificates fit into a standard A4 picture frame (certificate size: 210mm x 297mm).
  1. Choose from the following designs

    Bluey Queensland Bluey Brisbane Bluey Beach Broncos Cowboys Maroons Titans Great Barrier Reef Unicorn Australian animals Wallabies Wallaroos Teddy Cooktown orchid Butterfly Colonial Legend
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  3. Commemorative birth certificates can only be issued to people born or adopted in Queensland and can't be used for official purposes—only a standard birth certificate can be used for official purposes.
    1. Tell us about you
      1. Your name
      2. Your place of birth
      3. Your mother's family name at birth may not have changed and may be her current family name.
      1. Whose commemorative birth certificate(s) do you wish to order? * Please select
      2. I am applying for my child(If you chose 'My child's' or 'My child's and my own' above)
        1. My child's details
          1. Child's name
        2. My second child's details
          1. Child's name
        3. My third child's details
          1. Child's name
  4. You're almost done

    Please take the time to look over the details you have provided before paying.

Privacy notice
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is collecting your personal information for the purpose of processing your application for birth certificates under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 and Surrogacy Act 2010. The information on this form may be provided to law enforcement agencies and to government and nongovernment agencies for verification of the data. Access to this information or a certificate may be granted to any person who has adequate reason to obtain it, or who meets the requirements of the access policy.

Contact us

Online: Our general enquiry form.

By phone: Local call* 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

International +61 7 3328 4811 (+10 hours UTC)

(Phone lines open Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm)

*Costs may be higher from mobile phones and interstate.