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A Birth Certificate states the name and sex of a person, it also indicate the time and place of birth, it is issued after you have registered the birth of a child.

Following are procedures on how to obtain a birth certificate.


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Birth certificates are issued in all District Administration Offices.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


Registering the Birth

  • In order to register the new-born child in the Birth Register, the application form must be completed and signed by the Doctor who delivered the child and a copy is kept at the hospital’s/clinic’s records, another copy is sent to the Competent District Administration Office by the hospital/clinic and a third copy is given to the child’s parents, in order for them to submit it to the Competent District Administration Office.
  • The registration of the child can take place in any District Administration Office, independently from the child’s birth place.

Obtaining the certificate

  • The Birth certificates will be issued once the citizen’s relevant details are registered in the Civil Registration System.

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Required Documents

  • Affidavit in the prescribed form
  • Completed Birth Registration Form


  • To obtain the certificate: 5 EUR, provided that the birth was registered within 15 days.
  • Certificate fee for births registered after the expiration of three months from birth: 150 EUR


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Civil Registry and Migration Department

1457 Nicosia

Tel: 22804400, 22804511, 22804425

Fax: 22804534


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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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