Consumer and Business Services (CBS) records significant life events such as births, deaths and marriages for people living in South Australia.

Certificates can be ordered to mark important dates and events in people's lives and can be used:

  • to prove a person’s identity
  • for researching family history.

You can access births, deaths and marriages information, register a life event or order certificates on SA.GOV.AU


To arrange an exhumation you must apply for a licence from the Attorney-General.