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If your child's birth is registered in Western Australia without the natural father's details, these particulars may be added to the registration by completing the "Add father's details in a child's birth" application form (See download below) and payment of a fee. Both parents must also provide appropriate identification.
When adding the natural father's particulars to the birth registration, you have the option of registering your child's family name as:
The Registry can only add the particulars of a child's natural father.
We are located at Level 10, 141 St Georges Terrace, Perth. The public counter is open Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm (except public holidays).
To avoid the usual busy times please consider visiting the Perth Registry between 8.30am - 10am or 2pm - 4pm.
Post correspondence to:
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages
Department of the Attorney General
PO Box 7720
PERTH WA 6850
Payment may be sent by:
Cheques or money orders should be made payable to: Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages.
Note: Overseas applicants must pay in Australian dollars using an international money order or bank draft, which should be made payable to: Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
Last Updated: 26-Jun-2014