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Birth Certificate - Certified Copy

Issuance of Certified copy of a Birth Certificate

Birth Registration

The law requires that every birth is to be registered within twenty-one days from its occurrence.

You have up to the age of three (3)to register a birth, however after the age of one (1) an affidavit is required stating the reason for not registering the child sooner.

Registration of a birth by a person other than a parent must bring an authorization form. (See attached)

Birth Registration - Affidavit for Father

All illegitimate children are given the motherís last name. The fatherís surname may be added to the certificate of an illegitimate child as long as a joint affidavit by both father and mother is sworn requesting that the name of the childís father be recorded in the Register of Births. The affidavit must be presented at the time of the registration

Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate Application

Issuance of Certified copy of a Marriage Certificate

Change in Business Name

Anyone with a Business Name can change the name. This service is accessible at the Corporate Registry of the Registrar Generals Department.
Note: This service is only available in Nassau and Grand Bahama at the Registrar Generalís Department.

Death Certificate - Certified Copy

Issuance of Certified copy of a Death Certificate

Instrument Data Form

To Facilitate the efficient recording of Deeds and Documents.

Marriage Consent for Minors (under 18)

Certificat by parents or guardians to give consent to for a minor to marry.

Marriage Licence Application

Anyone wishing to be married in the Bahamas must first request a license from the Registry.

The legal age of marriage in the Bahamas is eighteen (18).

A marriage license is valid for three months.

Marriage Officers Application Form

The Registrar General, the Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrar, Family Island Administrators or Commissioners, and Supreme Court Magistrates are Marriage Officers by virtue of their appointment. Justices of the Peace are not Marriage Officers although there are certain Marriage Officers who are Justices of the Peace.

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