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Our Golden Past Commemorative Birth Certificate Hands Commemorative Birth Certificate Landscapes Commemorative Birth Certificate Wildlife Commemorative Birth Certificate Bears Commemorative Birth Certificate Floral Commemorative Birth Certificate Baby Prints Commemorative Birth Certificate

Commemorative Birth Certificate

The Western Australian Registry registers all births that occur in Western Australia since 1 September 1841. A commemorative birth certificate is available from the Registry Office on application and payment of the relevant fee. If the birth occurred in another State, contact the relevant Registry Office.

Capture the excitement and joy of a special birth in a unique and lasting way with a Commemorative Birth Certificate. These certificates are available for anyone born and registered in Western Australia and make the perfect gift to celebrate the birth of a newborn child or to preserve your family history. A standard birth certificate is issued with each Commemorative Birth Certificate. This certificate is for everyday use such as a passport application, opening a bank account and evidence-of-identity.

The specially designed birth certificates are printed on archival quality paper and come in a standard framing size of 210mm x 297mm (A4).

Themes available

Our golden past - capture the excitement of Paddy Hannan and the days of the gold rush.

Floral - Western Australian wildflowers in a classic, timeless design.

Wildlife - a beautiful watercolour capturing some of our State's unique wildlife.

Landscapes - a montage of stunning landscapes which highlight the rugged beauty of our vast State.

Hands - a contemporary design capturing the sentiment of the bond between parent and child.

Bears - soft antique hues portraying the classic teddy bear.

Baby prints - a timeless keepsake by personalising your child's birth certificate and parents can place their child’s hand or foot prints on the document. Illustrated is a sample of the certificate with an infant's foot prints (maximum 'prints' height 12 cm).

A thoughtful gift

A commemorative birth certificate is the perfect gift for proud grandparents, godparents or relatives on such a joyous occasion.

Who is eligible to apply for a certificate?

See the Registry’s Certificate Access Policies.

Where and how do I apply?

Perth Registry Office - in person

Perth Registry Office - by email

Perth Registry Office - by mail

Application Forms

Last updated: 29-Jul-2020

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