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Procedure[edit]

  1. File your request to obtain a Birth Certificate to the Registrar's Generals Office. You may also submit your request with the Ministry of Border Control and Employment's "one stop shops", you may use the contact information provided below to inquire where these shops are located.
  2. The prescribed fee for a Birth Certificate is in the amount of forty dollars ($40.00) and a stamp totaling eighty (80) cents. A receipt voucher will be issued upon request to be paid into the Government Treasury. After the completion of the form, attach your (80) cents stamp and receipt to the form and submit.
  3. It will take about a day or two (working days) for your request to be processed and for the Birth Certificate to be ready.


If you are outside Turks and Caicos Islands

You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest British embassy, high commission or consulate 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[edit]

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e.g.
1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment


Grand Turk

Three Degrees Office Complex
Airport Road, Grand Turk
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Office of the Minister and Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Border Control and Labour
Telephone: (649) 946-2801 Extn 40709
Fax: (649) 946-2885
Email: [email protected]

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 41702
Fax: 946-1394

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 10605, 10606
Fax: 946-2924


Providenciales

Sams Building
Down Town, Providenciales
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81438, 81440
Fax: 941-8847

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81444


South Caicos

Basden Hill, South Caicos
Tel: 946-3355
Fax: 946-3355


North Caicos

Paul Higgs Building
Bottle Creek, North Caicos
Tel: 946-7375
Fax: 946-7375


British embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad

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Eligibility[edit]

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Fees[edit]

Birth Certificate: $40.00 and a stamp totaling eighty (80) cents.



Validity[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever



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Processing Time[edit]

The period in which a Birth Certificate can be issued is within 24-36 hours period beginning from the time the information was given.



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Instructions[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment

Ministry of Border Control and Employment has three Departments:

  1. Border Control and Enforcement;
  2. Employment Services; and
  3. Registration, Permanent Status and Citizenship.

These three Departments administer all decisions and actions under the Immigration Ordinance and Regulations; relevant sections of the Employment Ordinance; the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages Ordinance; relevant sections of the Marriage Ordinance and Adoption Ordinance; and relevant laws on oaths, deeds and debentures.

The Ministry has set up a single front office, the one stop shop. This is where all customers can go to for any query or application for any of the immigration, citizenship, registration or document services provided by the Ministry and its Departments.



Required Information[edit]

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



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Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information on how to obtain a copy of a birth certificate in Turks and Caicos Islands.



Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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[edit]

Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands - Website
Ministry of Border Control and Employment



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