Request a Congratulatory Anniversary Letter

Request for congratulatory message

If you, a relative or close friend is celebrating a significant birthday (90 or 100) or wedding anniversary (50, 60, 65 or 70) you may request a congratulatory letter. Please read important information about organizing a letter here and then download the official request form here. If you require any further information please contact the Premier’s office on (07) 3225 8440.

If you or someone you know is celebrating a special birthday or anniversary, 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 via my office.

Birthdays

90th birthday letters can be requested from:

  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Premier of Queensland

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
  • Premier of Queensland

Anniversaries

50 (Golden) anniversary letters can be requested from:

  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Premier of Queensland
  • Governor of Queensland

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

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

Consideration may be given to requests for letters to mark other anniversaries or birthdays if there are special circumstances.

How to request a letter

Prepare supporting documentation

Organise a copy of a supporting document to verify the applicant’s date of birth or marriage:

  • birth or marriage certificate* (short extract or photocopy acceptable)
  • passport or citizenship papers (photocopy acceptable)

*If you do not have a marriage certificate, you can supply a statutory declaration to confirm that the date and place of marriage are correct. The statutory declaration should be signed by a member of the family and witnessed by a Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Declarations.

Download and complete the congratulatory letter application form:

Congratulatory letter application (PDF, 75KB)

Completed forms and supporting materials can be submitted to my electorate office

Check the notice period

For birthdays:

90 years—allow 3 weeks
100, 105, 110 years—allow 4 weeks.
For anniversaries:

50 (Golden)—allow 3 weeks
60, 65, 70 (Diamond)—allow 4 weeks.