Late registration in the death register (after the 30-day period)

Directorate of General Administration

Purpose: A death of persons which is not announced within the regular deadline of registration in the Registry of Death in the (30 days) may be registered later, and a registration fee must be paid thereafter.

Description: The applicant submits the request at the Civil Status Office for late registration in the death registry. The civil status officer will examine and issue a decision on registration of death.

Legal basis

Validity of procedure administrative: Permanent

Information requested

  • Name and surname (name of parent) of the person whose death is being registered
  • Name and Surname of the applicant
  • General information on the applicant (address, personal number)

Anticipated time within which must be answered for procedure (days): 30

Documents requested

  • Birth certificates of the deceased (Original)
  • Proof of death from the medical institution (if death occurs in the health institution) (Original)
  • ID card (Copy)
  • Confirmation that the deceased has not been presented in the Registry of Civil Status at the place of death (Original)
  • Marriage Certificate of the deceased (if he/she was married) (Original)
  • Witnessed by two people who confirm the death of the deceased (if death occurs outside of health institution). (Original)
  • For Violent/accidental deaths, a prosecutors document issued at the person's place of death is required (Original)
Free of charge

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