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Issue of Birth, Marriage, Death, Adoption and Muslim Divorce Certificates.

These certificates can be ordered and obtained at the Registrar General's Department at:
(1) Civil Registry, Registration House, Registration House, 72-74 South Quay (next to Courts),
     Port of Spain.
(2) 9 Leotaud Street, San Fernando.
(3) Pennywise Building, 7 Devenish Street, Arima.
(4) Caroline Building No. 2, # 11 Hamilton Street, Scarborough, Tobago.

Documents Required:
(1) Completed application form - obtainable at said locations.
(2) Form issued by District Registrar upon registration may be required for certificates of births      and/or deaths.
Photocopy of previous certificate issued by the Registrar General's Department.

Time-frame for delivery:
Registration House - 5 working days.
San Fernando and Arima - 10 working days.
Tobago - 3 working days.
Cost/Fee: $25.00

Correction of Errors on Registration Record

Supply information to the Civil Registry, Registrar General's Department, Registration House,72-74 South Quay (next to Courts), Port of Spain or Caroline Building No. 2, # 11 Hamilton Street, Scarborough, Tobago.

Documents Required:
(1) Documentary evidence to support change to record, e. g. affidavit, baptismal certificate,      immunization card, Form 19.
(2) Document requiring correction.
(3) Other relevant documents requested by Clerk IV.

Cost/Fee:
$4.00 includes cost of new certificate.

Process:
This service is available at the following offices where forms are also optainable:

  • Port of Spain
  • San Fernando
  • Arima
  • Tobago

Please click for contact information.

Search of Records on Births, Deaths and Marriages

Process:
Apply at Civil Registry, Registrar General's Department,  72-74 South Quay, Port of Spain (next to Courts), or Caroline Building No. 2, #11 Hamilton Street, Scarborough, Tobago.
Application Form obtainable at both addresses.

1. Date of birth of child.
2. Mother’s maiden name.
3. Place of birth.

Information required for marriage:
1. Names of parties.
2. Date of marriage.

Information for death:
1. Name of deceased.
2. Date of death.
3. Place of death.

Cost/Fee:
$12.50 per entry

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