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Ecuador - Register Death

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This procedure provides you information on how a death is registered 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

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


  1. The informant must go to the local civil registry office to report the death.
  2. The prescribed form must be completed and submitted along with evidence of death. The informant will also be asked to present a valid identification by the registry officer.
  3. The Registrar will advise the informant when they can come back to collect the Death Certificate.

If you are outside Ecuador

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

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Required Documents

Registration of death with medical care:

  • Death Report
  • Valid identification of the informant

Registration of death without medical attention:

  • Identity card of the registrant
  • Declaration by the registrant and two competent witnesses
  • Burial certificate issued by the administrator of the cemetery


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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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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links

Registro Civil - Ecuador


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