Civil-Status Records


Registration in the Civil-Status Records

Registration in the Register of Births

Documents needed to register the birth of a child born abroad whose parents are nationals of the Republic of North Macedonia:

• Request to register a birth in the Register of Births of the Republic of North Macedonia signed by both parents. If only one of the parents is a Macedonian citizen, the other parent should provide written consent; 

• Original extracts from the Register of Births with Apostille if the country is a signatory to the Hague Apostille Convention; 

• Certified Macedonian translation of the extract (unless the country is a member of the Vienna Convention on Issue of Multilingual extracts from Civil-Status Records of 1976). 


Registration in the Register of Marriages 

Document needed to register a marriage concluded abroad:

• Request to register a marriage in the Register of Marriages;

• Valid ID card or passport;

• Extract  from the Register of Marriages of the relevant country;

• Extract from the Register of Births (if the extract from the Register of Marriages in incomplete);

• Macedonian translation of the extract issued on a simple form certified by the diplomatic-consular representation of RNM


Registration in the Register of Deaths 

Documents needed to register a death of a Macedonian citizen who has died abroad:  

• Request to register a death in the Registry of Deaths; 

• Valid ID card or passport of the person submitting the request; 

• Extract from the Registry of Births issued by the country where death occurred; 

• Certified Macedonian translation of the extract issued on a simple form; 

• Burial-transmit permit if the person needs to be transferred to the Republic of North Macedonia


Procuring extracts from the Civil-Status Records 

Procuring extracts from the Civil-Status Records (Register of Births, Register of Marriages and Register of Deaths) 

The service fee pursuant to LAF – Tariff No. 131 (request) is 8 euros, under Tariff. No. 136 (service) is 12 euros or 20 euros in total; under Tariff No. 132 (delivery to/from RM) the fee is 6 euros within Europe or 9 euros outside of Europe

Last updated: 23 November 2020