Important information for those affected by the Pinery bushfires

Births, Deaths and Marriages more information

Links to a range of other Births, Deaths and Marriages information is below:

If the information you are looking for is not covered above, you can contact BDM.

Postal address: Births, Deaths & Marriages,  Consumer & Business Services, GPO Box 1351, Adelaide SA 5001

In person: Customer Service Centre, 91 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Opening hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)


Phone: 131 882

Calls from outside Australia:  +61 8 8204 8532

  • Fee change – BDM has increased its postal charges in line with Australia Posts’ fee increase. Please see Forms and Fees
  • Customer warning – online certificate companies. BDM is aware that some private companies charge fees for downloading birth, death and marriage forms. Please note these companies are not affiliated with BDM. For more information about Scam birth, death and marriage certificate websites, visit the Scamwatch website.
  • Important information for CBS customers – Australia Post new delivery timetable effective 2 June 2014
  • Important information for those affected by the Pinery bushfires


Access Policy and Legislation

Access policy

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996

Burial and Cremation Act 2013

Burial and Cremation Regulations 2014

Commonwealth Marriage Act 1961

Proof of Identify



New parents

  • Useful links for new parents
  • Popular baby names

Commemorative certificates 

  • Commemorative birth certificates


Commemorative certificates 

  • Early loss of pregnancy certificates

Information for Doctors and Funeral Directors



Commemorative certificates 

  • Commemorative marriage certificates

Marriage celebrants

  • Becoming a marriage celebrant
  • Choosing a marriage celebrant

Organising a marriage

  • Marriage requirements
  • Registration office weddings
  • Choosing a marriage celebrant
  • Getting married overseas
  • Immigration and overseas residents
  • Legal age of marriage
  • Legitimation of children

More information

Apply Online

Corrections to certificates 

  • Adding a father’s details
  • Making a correction

Lost or stolen certificates

Forms and Fees

Family history

  • Researching your family
  • Details on certificates

Frequently asked questions – FAQs 

  • Births
  • Deaths
  • Marriages
  • Change of Name

Interstate Births Deaths and Marriages

Sexual reassignment