Changing your name
How to change your name on your birth certificate, how much it costs, how to apply and what supporting documents you need.
Find out how to change your child’s first names before they turn 1 year old.
Find out how to change your child's name before they turn 18 years old.
Changing your name through marriage, including what you need to do to have your change of name recognised whether you were married in Queensland, interstate or overseas.
Find out how to note a change of 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 office hours
The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages located at 110 George Street, Brisbane is open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4.30pm
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.