EN - Ordering a birth certificate

The birth certificate is an extract from the register of births. The details contained in the certificate were correct at the time of birth.

Birth certificates may be ordered for the applicant or the applicant’s children only.


CHF 30.00 (This service must be paid for online using one of the following: MasterCard, VISA, PostFinance Card.)


If you or your child were born in Lucerne, Greppen, Malters, Meggen, Schwarzenberg, Vitznau or Weggis, this is where you can order the birth certificate online.


Only international birth certificates can be issued in respect of births up to the end of 2004.
On receipt of the order, we will forward the certificate to you by post (duration: 5 working days).

Online form

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