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Akrotiri - Obtain a birth certificate

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  1. Submit the required documents at the Area Offices of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  2. Fill in the application form
  3. Application can be done by the either of the parent or Parents' legal representative (legally empowered)

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Birth notification certificate
  • Proof of address
  • Id card
  • Application form

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

British High Commission Nicosia

Alexander Pallis Street

PO Box 21978




Email :

Telephone +357 22 861100

Fax +357 22 861125

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  • Birth certificate is issued to any child born in Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • Whether born to foreigner or citizen birth certificate will be issued


Birth certificate is free in Akrotiri and Dhekelia


Birth certificate is valid forever

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Processing Time[edit]

Certificate are processed on the spot

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  • Birth must be registered within 42 days of the child being born.
  • If you can�t register the birth in the area where the baby was born, you can go to another register office and they will send your details to the correct office.
  • Most births are registered at the hospital

Required Information[edit]

  • Place and date of the birth
  • Name, surname and sex of the baby
  • Parents� names, surnames and address
  • Places and dates of parents� birth
  • Date of parents� marriage or civil partnership

Need for the Document[edit]

Akrotiri and Dhekelia is a British Overseas Territory on Cyprus. Area Offices of Akrotiri and responsible for Issuing birth and death certificates for civilian residents of the SBAs. Each Sovereign Base Area has its own Area Office, i.e. the Area Office Akrotiri, for the Sovereign Base Area of Akrotiri (WSBA) and the Area Office Dhekelia, for the Sovereign Base Area of Dhekelia (ESBA).

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • Establishing date of birth and age:
  • School registration
  • Proving age of majority/minority in court
  • Qualifying for pensions, social security or health insurance
  • Obtaining a social security number
  • Obtaining a passport
  • Entering employment limited to citizens
  • Obtaining licenses limited to citizens
  • Proving legal dependency
  • Obtaining inheritance benefits
  • Receiving insurance benefits

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