Letters of Congratulations

We are happy to help you with the process of arranging a congratulatory letter if you or someone you know is celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary. Depending on the milestone, you can request a letter from the Premier of Queensland, Prime Minister of Australia, Governor-General or Her Majesty The Queen to mark the occasion.

Congratulatory letter types

Birthday Messages

90th birthday letters can be requested from:

  • Prime Minister of Australia

100th, 105th and 110th birthday letters can be requested from:

  • Her Majesty The Queen
  • Governor-General of Australia
  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Governor of Queensland

Wedding Anniversary Letters 

(Golden) 50th wedding anniversary letters can be requested from:

  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Premier of Queensland

(Diamond) 60, 65, 70 wedding anniversary letters can be requested from:

  • Her Majesty The Queen
  • Governor-General of Australia
  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Premier of Queensland

 

How to request a letter

Step 1. Prepare Supporting Documentation

Organise a copy of a supporting document to verify the applicant's date of birth or marriage.

Birthday:

  • Birth certificate (short extract or photocopy acceptable) or
  • Passport or citizenship papers (photocopy acceptable)

Anniversary:

Step 2. Complete the Application Form

Download and complete the congratulatory letter application form (PDF, 159KB).

Please complete the application form and relevant supporting document and return to our office by email, fax or regular post. Remember to allow enough time, generally 4-6 weeks, for processing.