Getting replacements for official documents such as birth, marriage, family death certificates and changes of name can be a time-consuming and bureaucratic process, especially if the registry where the records are located is in a different state.
A new Australian company called certificatesonline has seen the problem and moved in to provide a solution. For around $60, plus lodgement fees and taxes, certificatesonline will navigate the bureaucracy for you and deliver the certificate to your door.
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The company also provides an express 24-hour turnaround service for people who need a certificate from NSW, with even overseas residents able to get their documents quickly for around $130 plus lodgement fees and taxes.