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The proof of divorce process allows you to request a search of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. Where a divorce can be proven, you will be provided with an official document that serves as proof that a divorce was granted and finalised.


How do I obtain proof of divorce otherwise?

If your divorce was finalised prior to 13 February 2010 or you were not a party to the divorce you should complete the online form.

If your divorce was finalised after 12 February 2010 and you were a party to the proceedings you can obtain your divorce record from the Commonwealth Courts Portal at no cost.

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If you are unsure of any of the following questions email enquiries@fcfcoa.gov.au for more information or go to live chat Live chat logo


Before you request proof of divorce

If you were not a party to the divorce you should answer the following questions to the best of your knowledge.

Was the divorce granted in the Family Court of Western Australia?

Was the divorce granted in the Family Court of Western Australia?

Was the divorce granted in a country other than Australia?

Was the divorce granted in a country other than Australia?

Was the divorce granted in Australia prior to 1976?

Was the divorce granted in Australia prior to 1976?

Has the divorce been granted and finalised yet?

Has the Divorce Order been finalised and taken effect yet?

Determining your role

Were you a party to the divorce?

Were you a party to the divorce

If lawyer, which party did you act for in the divorce?

Were you a party to the divorce

Divorce details - please fill in as much detail as possible

Wife details



Husband details



Divorce details



 

Your details (person requesting Proof of Divorce)

Address for delivery of Proof of Divorce:

Fee $30. This covers searching the courts' records, printing the document (if a record is found) and postage. Payment must accompany each request for proof of divorce. You will be notified if a record of divorce is not found.

Please note there is no refund of the service fee if a record of divorce is not found.

After submit, you will be taken to Commonwealth Bank of Australia web site, to finalise this payment of $30 AUD.

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