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Forms and Fees


Application forms and information brochures on this website are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view or download the form. You can download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader from the Adobe site. Alternatively, hard copy versions of these forms or brochures are available from Births, Deaths and Marriages.

Important Note: Please ensure you print and submit all pages of application forms obtained from the website.


Birth Form Birth Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Birth registrationNo fee
Birth certificateNZ$26.00


Death Form and Information Brochures Death Fee

Product / ServiceFee
Death registrationNo fee
Death certificateNZ$26.00


Marriage Forms and Information Brochures Marriage Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Marriage Licence (intended to be solemnised by a Marriage Celebrant)NZ$120.00
Marriage Licence (ceremony in a Registry Office) NZ$170.00
Certificate of No ImpedimentNZ$120.00
Appointment as a Marriage CelebrantNo fee


Civil Union Forms and Information Brochures Civil Union Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Civil Union Licence (intended to be solemnised by a Civil Union Celebrant)NZ$120.00
Civil Union Licence (ceremony in a Registry Office)NZ$170.00
Certificate of No ImpedimentNZ$120.00
Appointment as a Civil Union CelebrantNo fee


Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Union Certificate Form Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Union Certificate Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Birth certificateNZ$26.00
Death certificateNZ$26.00
Marriage certificateNZ$26.00
Civil union certificateNZ$26.00
Index search (initial three years)NZ$15.00
Index search (additional years)NZ$1.00


Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Union Printout Form and Information Brochure Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Union Printout Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Printout of a birth, marriage or death record 1848 - 1874NZ$26.00
Printout of a birth, marriage, civil union or death record 1875 onwardsNZ$20.00
Index search (initial three years)NZ$15.00
Index search (additional years)NZ$1.00


Change of Name

The change of name form and required fee depends on your situation. See the tables below for details on what form to complete and fee to pay. Note: if a birth certificate or change of name certificate is required once the change of name request has been processed, the additional fee for this document must be included with the name change form and fee.

Born in New Zealand
Form Fee
Aged under two yearsBDM 36NZ$50.00
Aged under 18 years and has never been married or in a civil unionBDM 122NZ$125.00
Aged under 18 years and are, or have been, married or in a civil unionBDM 120NZ$125.00
Aged 18 years and overBDM 120NZ$125.00

Born outside New Zealand
Form Fee
Aged under 18 years and has never been married or in a civil unionBDM 122NZ$80.00
Aged under 18 years and are, or have been, married or in a civil unionBDM 120NZ$80.00
Aged 18 years and overBDM 120NZ$80.00

Change of Name Forms
Change of Name Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Recording of change of name on marriage or civil union registrationNZ$45.00
Certified copy of change of nameNZ$20.00
Certificate copy of deed poll (executed before 1 September 1995)NZ$20.00
Birth certificateNZ$26.00


Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Register (HART) Forms Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Register (HART) Fees

Product / ServiceFee
Confirmation if donor information is heldNZ$15.00
Advise if any offspring births have occurredNZ$15.00
Donor offspring printout(s)NZ$40.00
Donor printoutNZ$40.00
Sibling printout(s)NZ$40.00
Confirmation if donor information is held plus donor and/or sibling printout(s)NZ$40.00
Advise if any offspring births have occurred plus donor offspring printout(s)NZ$40.00

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