Life Events

Births, deaths and marriages occurring in Western Australia since 1841 are registered in the Western Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. 

Customer Alert: The Perth Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages is not affiliated to the Perth Marriage Office which is operated by a private marriage celebrant.


The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1998 requires the following:

Issuing of Certificates

The Registry will issue a birth, death or marriage certificate where:

Contact details

Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages
Department of Justice
Level 10, 141 St Georges Terrace
Phone: 1300 305 021
Fax: (08) 9264 1599

PO Box 7720
Cloisters Square

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

To avoid the usual busy times please consider visiting the Perth Registry between 8:30am to 10am or 2pm to 4pm.

Last updated: 8-Feb-2018

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