Application for certificate of Birth/Death/Marriage/Adoption/Civil Partnership
How Do I Apply?
In Person: Complete details below and present at public counter.
By Post: Complete details below and send to Civil Registration Office,
Office of the Registrar General,
By Fax: Complete details below and fax to +353 906632999.
Section 1: Types and Costs of Certificates
This is a certified copy of an entry in the register and is the
certificate used for legal and administrative purposes.
Photocopies of entries in the registers are also available.
Photocopies contain the same information as the certificate
but are only of use for research purposes.
Certain Departments/Organisations have legislative
provision to allow for the purchase of certificates at the
reduced price of €1 for certain specified services. These
applications for specified services certificates must be
accompanied by a letter from the relevant
This is required in certain circumstances only (in addition to
the certified copy) and is available on request from the Civil
Registration Office, Convent Road, Roscommon, Ireland.
Section 2: How Do I Pay?
Cash: Personal applications only please. Only Euro Cash will be accepted.
Cheque: Please note that cheques should be made payable to ‘Civil Registration Service’. Only Euro
cheques drawn on a branch of a bank located in the Republic of Ireland will be accepted.
Credit Card: Maste
rCard and Visa credit cards are accepted.
Debit Card: Lase
r Card and Visa debit cards are accepted.
Section 3: How will I receive my certificate?
Certified copies (certificates) are printed on secure paper and must be posted. If you are purchasing a
photocopy we can e-mail the photocopy to you instead of posting it. Please indicate if you want to have
the photocopy e-mailed to you in Section 4 overleaf.