Apply for all your Official Irish Civil Long Form Certificates securely online… in less than 5 minutes! FREE post within Eire and just 1-2 days to dispatch worldwide**. We are also happy to scan the documents on the day of dispatch only, if this assists a legal process etc., so insert “please scan” when filling in the relevant certificate request or simply mention it to one of our Customer Services staff when phoning. Please note however, that we are not a genealogy service – we provide civil / legal certificates for events that have occurred in Ireland. A maximum of 2 (two) search’s will be carried out per any one request so as we are not a Genealogy service, it is totally incumbent on you to ensure that the information you submit is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. Please note that Inter Country Adoption Certificates can also be obtained from the Adoption Authority of Ireland.
Note – Apostille Stamp: It is also possible for us to provide an Apostille Stamp for certificates ordered through our website at the time the order is placed. Foreign governments and organisations sometimes require that documents are authenticated before they can accept them so as there are additional costs, please check with the Embassy for which the document is required before requesting one. If an individual was born outside of Ireland, an authenticated birth certificate may be required, even if you are entitled to an Irish passport.The Hague Convention (1961) specifies how a document issued in one of the signatory countries can be authenticated or certified for legal purposes in all the other signatory states. For more information on the process and the additional charges, please phone our Customer Services Dept on +353 1 801 33 33.
N.B. Payment Note: It is imperative that when filling in the name and address under “Billing Details”, that this information appears exactly the same as it does on the payee’s Debit / Credit Card Statement. There is also space during the application process to insert a different delivery / shipping address if this is required.
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If you ever experience any payment issues or would just prefer to pay / order your certificate over the phone, you can contact our Customer Services Personnel on +353 1 801 33 33 during office hours (9am – 5pm) Monday – Friday [excluding Irish Bank Holidays / Irish Festive Holidays and always quoting your unique BDM 6 digit reference number commencing with “BDM1…., if you have already placed an order]. You can also locate this reference number by scrolling down the Sage Pay email as it is listed just above the description of your purchase.
Alternatively, if you do not have a Debit or Credit Card, or would simply prefer to provide your card details in person, you can continue to complete your order online and Tick the “cheque payment” option which then allows you to submit a Cheque / Postal order / Bank Draft or just to phone us with the payment details, again always quoting your BDM reference number. Please note that for cheque payments received, the order cannot be dispatched until the cheque has cleared with the Bank.
** With our free postage within Republic of Ireland, we always endeavor to dispatch your certificate to any address worldwide within 1-2 working days (unfortunately this cannot apply during Irish Festive / Bank Holidays or when incorrect or insufficient information is provided. This may also apply to Adoption Certificates and some certificates from 1800’s/early 1900’s).
Please feel free to ask for Jacquie Branagan or any of our Customer Services personnel on +353 1 801 33 33 who will be happy to assist you. Alternatively, you can email us on [email protected].
We are the only government sponsored and award winning service for Irish Births Deaths Marriages, a secure online Certificate Service that allows you to order Official Long Form certificates to include Domestic Adoptions and Civil Partnership certs for events that have taken place in Ireland only. The most common question is … “How can I get my Birth Cert”? Simply apply online or Phone us!
Birth, Death, Marriage, Adoption and now Civil Partnership Certificates are all available at www.birthsdeathsmarriages.ie.
Our new iPad and Smart Phone friendly website now allows you to easily and securely purchase all your certificates whenever and wherever it suits you!
We’ve also added a new “My Accounts” section so you can now review the status of your orders.
Need a Birth Cert fast? Looking for a new Irish Passport or replacement Irish Passport? It is all these documents that we supply which you require for most legal and general identification purposes. An express and foreign courier service is also available and these are the only options that provide a track and trace facility – as these certificates are important documents, it is for this reason that we recommend these options as otherwise, once dispatched as standard post, we have NO means of tracking your order.
Some of the most common reasons a Birth and/or a Marriage certificate is required as a means of formal identification are; when you want to get an Irish Passport, when applying for a Mortgage / Pension or Grant, on opening a Bank Account as well as School and College admissions and also when applying for Irish Citizenship.
Births Deaths Marriages online was set up in 2004 as prior to this, there was no facility available to order certificates either via the Internet or over the phone. Outside office hours you can phone and leave a message to include your contact number and email address, and we will respond to you during the next working day. Please Note: For callers outside Ireland, an email address must be provided..
Please also note : There are copycat websites out there. Always check that you can phone a land line number if you have any queries as we would never ask you to ring a mobile phone.
BDM acknowledge and extend our thanks to Comhairle,-The Data Protection Commissioner-The General Registry Office, the Dept of Social & Family Affairs and the Chief State Solicitors Office for their help in keeping the information and services provided compliant and that Data Protection Laws are as up-to-date as possible.
We are delighted to announce that Jacquie Branagan of www.birthsdeathsmarriages.ie was the winner of the Irish Internet Assoc (IIA) 2009 Innovation Award sponsored by Microsoft. This award was in recognition of our converting what was an administration based service providing Irish cert’s into an efficient and easy to use customer friendly internet service therefore instead of having to travel to an office, this task is now available online from any location worldwide, day or night AND with a fantastic turnaround service. A big thank you to the public and organisations who supported us!
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