Data base registration in civil registration records (births, deaths, and marriages)

 

Registration of births

Along with both the request for determining an Individual Personal Identification Number and form for registering the birth of a child, you are obligated to provide the following documents:

  1. international birth certificate of the child (not older than six months);
  2. proof of parents’ citizenship or one of parents citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in which the following can be provided to satisfy the requirement:
  • copy of a valid travel document-passport or,
  • birth certificate and a certificate of citizenship where both must not be older than six (6) months;

3. consular fee payment receipt.

Registration of marriage

Citizens who have concluded a marriage outside of Bosnia and Herzegovina (anywhere abroad, excluding the Consulates and Embassies of our country) and did not register their marriage at the registrar’s office in Bosnia and Herzegovina before civil authorities, are obligated to provide the following documents:

  1. original marriage certificate issued by the official authorities of the country where the marriage took place. (Note: Marriage law of Bosnia and Herzegovina recognizes only civil marriages or marriages concluded before the civil authorities);
  2. completed “Registration of marriage” form that can, upon your request, be sent to you by mail or fax to be completed, if form is not yet obtained;
  3. Certified translation of the marriage certificate, translated by an authorized translator;
  4. proof of citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina (copy of Bosnian-Herzegovinian passport or an original certificate of citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which must not be older than 6 months);
  5. consular fee payment receipt.

Registration of death

Along with the request for registration of death, you are obligated to provide the following:

  1. original or certified copy of the death certificate issued by a foreign agency abroad;
  2. translation of the death certificate in one of the languages of the constituent people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, verified by an authorized translator;
  3. copy of a document that proves the identity and citizenship status of the deceased person;
  4. consular fee payment receipt.

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