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Birth certificate

A birth certificate costs €20 to order online.

Postage for online orders is €1.50 per order in Ireland and €2 per order outside of Ireland

Order a birth certificate

You can order a birth certificate online or contact your local civil registration service by phone, email or post.

To get a birth certificate you need to provide:

  • full birth name on the certificate
  • date of birth or approximate date if known
  • place of birth
  • gender
  • father's full name, if recorded
  • mother's full birth name

Order online

More information on ordering certificates online, by post or in person.

page last reviewed: 22/10/2018
next review due: 22/10/2021