Changing your name
Find out what you need to do to legally change your name as an adult. A Queensland change of name (includes 1 birth or change of name certificate) costs $171.40.
Find out how to change your child’s first names before they turn 1.
Find out how to legally change your child's name before they turn 18. A change of name (includes 1 birth or change of name certificate) cost $171.40.
Changing your name through marriage is exciting and you can do it yourself. Find out what you need to do to have your new married name recognised whether you were married in Queensland, interstate or overseas.
Find out how to note a change to your name if you were born or adopted in Queensland and have changed your name in another state or through another legal process.
Brisbane Registry contact details
Located at Level 32, 180 Ann Street, Brisbane
- Monday–Friday: 8.30am–4.30pm
We have moved
The Brisbane Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages is now located at Level 32, 180 Ann Street, Brisbane. All our other contact details are the same. We look forward to seeing you at our new location.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, these enquiries are replied to within 2 business days.
(Phone lines open Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm)
*Costs may be higher from mobile phones and interstate.(Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm).
Embassies in Australia
Contact the country you were born or married in to request a copy of your registration.
Protect yourself from scams
There are many types of online scams, including government service scam websites.
Find out about the common types of scams and how to identify them online.
Protect your identity
Read about ways to protect your identity.