Get an Irish birth certificate online

You can order a full standard birth certificate online.

Phone orders or walk-in

You can order and pay by phone in most civil registration services.

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
  • gender
  • 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.