If you've applied online for a birth, death, marriage, or replacement change of name certificate, you can also check how your application is progressing, online.

What you'll need

  • the email address you entered on your application form
  • the online reference number (ORN) that was provided to you during your application (this ORN was also emailed to the address you supplied on the application form).

How to check

  1. Select the 'Check online' button.
  2. Under 'Resume Application' select 'Check your order status'.
  3. Enter your email address and ORN.
  4. Verify you're not a robot with reCAPTCHA.
  5. Select 'Submit'.

Who's eligible?

  • You'll need to have made your certificate application online.

Things to keep in mind...

  • If you've misplaced your ORN, you can retrieve it by selecting 'Forgotten your ORN?', and then entering your name and email address.
You'll be taken to another website.