Certificate of registration by descent
A certificate of registration by descent (RD) is issued by the Australian Government to a person who:
- was born outside Australia
- has at least one parent who was an Australian citizen at the time of their birth.
The acquisition date is the date the certificate of registration by descent was awarded.
Verifiable citizenship certificates
The following certificate types are verifiable via the Document Verification Service (DVS) as a RD document type: