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Ecuador - Obtain Birth Certificate

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This procedure provides you information on how you can obtain a copy of a birth certificate in Ecuador.


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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information

  • name of the person on the certificate
  • date of birth
  • parent's names


  1. You can request for copies of a birth certificate in person at the Civil Registry Office.
  2. When you submit your request make sure that you have provided the following details, this will make searching for the birth record much easier:
    1. name of the person on the certificate
    2. date of birth
    3. parent's names
  3. Do not forget to bring a valid identification, you may be asked to present this to confirm your identity and to make sure that you have the right to obtain a copy of a birth certificate.
  4. Pay for the certificate.

If you are outside Ecuador

You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest embassy or consulate of Ecuador in the country you are currently staying. The Embassy's consular service section will be able to help process your request to obtain a copy of a birth certificate.

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Required Documents

  • Completed application
  • Valid identification
  • Proof of payment


Full birth certificate: USD $ 6.00


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Registro Civil
Av. Amazonas N37-61
y Naciones Unidas
Telephone: 023731110

Ecuador - Embassies

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
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sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

A Birth Certificate states the name and sex of a person, it also indicates the time and place of birth, it is issued after you have registered the birth of a child. A copy of the birth certificate is often needed when you apply for a passport, a driver license or a marriage license.

External Links

Registro Civil - Ecuador


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