How Do I Obtain a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate?

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In Dominica:

  1. Submit your request online:

  2. Upon receipt of confirmation from the Registry that the certificates are available, vist the the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of the Registry Department to collect the certificates. A fee of EC$5.00 will be charged for each copy of the certificate requested.

or

  1. Visit the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of the Registry Department.
  2. Provide the following information:Birth Certificate
    • The person’s full name
    • Date of Birth
    • Place of Birth (that is where in Dominica the person was born)
    • Mother’s full name at time of birth

    Death Certificate

    • The person’s full name
    • Date of Death

    Marriage Certificate

    • The husband’s full name
    • The wife’s full name, including maiden name
    • Date of Marriage
  3. Return to the Registry on the Pick Up date given to you to collect the certificates. A fee of EC$5.00 will be charged for each copy of the certificate requested.

From abroad:

  1. Use the on-line Application forms to determine if the certificates you require are available.
  2. Write a letter to the Registrar General, giving the details relevant to the certificate as stated above and clearly indicating the return address to which the certificates should be posted.
  3. Include with your letter an International Postal Money Order for US$5.00 to cover the cost of each Certificate plus postage.
  4. Address the letter to:The Registrar General
    Registry Department
    Dame Eugenia Charles Boulevard
    Roseau
    Commonwealth of Dominica
    West Indies

For more information, contact:

Registry Department
Dame Eugenia Charles Boulevard
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica
Tel: (767) 266 3388
Fax: (767) 440 3753
E-mail: registry@dominica.gov.dm