How do you get a replacement birth certificate in Ireland

Apply for birth, death, marriage, adoption, civil partnership and stillbirth certificates

During the pandemic the backlog for birth certificates increased dramatically , so unless you are able to wait from 15 - 28 days for your certificate most of the public opt for a premium online service in order to replace their vital documents.

In order to obtain a certificate there are 3 steps: 

  • Collect Your Details
  • Collect Certificate Details
  • Process Credit Card Payment

In order to process your application you will need to have the following information ready :

  • Full birth name on the certificate
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Gender
  • Father's full name, if recorded
  • Mother's full birth name

There are 3 different ways you can apply for a replacement certificate, it can be done via walk in, phone and online. All 3 of these ways will take you roughly 15 - 28 days to receive your replacement document, even then if more information is required it can be much longer.

If you require the certificate faster, you can use our online ordering form by clicking here.

The team at Irishcerts is renowned for its ability to process orders same day and dispatch your new replacement certificate.

What do I need my birth certificate for?

There are many reasons you need your birth certificate, it's classified as a vital document and is still one of the most important identification documents you can own.

The two most important purposes for your birth certificate are:

  • Registering your child into a new school
  • Applying for a new or replacement passport

Replacement birth certificate Ireland

If you have lost, never received or have a requirement for a birth certificate the team at Irish certs can provide a delivery service faster than any other online service. Contact us today for a replacement certificate.


We dispatch all certificates the next day,

Use our online ordering form today.

Order Birth, Adoption Death and

Marriage Certificates Online

In 2004 the Department of Health under the Health Service Executive introduced a major modernisation of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Service in the Republic of Ireland. To tie in with the new system was formed.

We have been providing express Official Irish State Birth Certificates, Death and Marriage Certificates for over

17 years to any address worldwide. We can provide state records dating back to 1864.

Birth Certs

We can supply birth certificates dated from 1864 to date from the Republic of Ireland and 1921 to date for Northern Ireland. 

Adoption Certs

We can obtain adoptive records from 1934 in the Republic of Ireland and from 1931 from Northern Ireland.

Marriage Certs

We can obtain marriage certificates from 1845 to date with in the Republic of Ireland and from 1922 to date within Northern Ireland.

Death Certs

We can obtain that certificate from 1864 to date with in the Republic of Ireland and 1922 to date from Northern Ireland

Order Irish Birth Certs, Marriage Certs, Adoption Certs and Death Certificates Online

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9am – 5.00 p.m

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(01) 524 2537

Irish Certs Ltd




Co. Louth



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