You can only order full standard certificates online.
If we are unable to find the record, we will send you a full refund.
Online orders are usually processed in 10 to 30 working days.
Phone orders or walk-in
You can order and pay by phone in all civil registration offices except Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.
Some civil registration services have a walk-in service.
Phone orders are usually processed in 5 working days.
Information you need to provide
To get a birth certificate you need to provide the:
- full birth name on the certificate
- date of birth
- place of birth
- father's full name, if recorded
- mother's full birth name
A full birth certificate costs €20.
Postage for online and postal orders is €1.50 per order in Ireland and €2 per order outside of Ireland.