Immigration and Civil Status Seychelles

Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 16:00

Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

Obtaining a Birth Certificate

A person may require to apply for a new birth certificate may be because the original one is lost or for any other reason.

Where can I get a birth certificate?
The Civil Status Office is the only office that has the authority to issue birth certificate. If you were born in Seychelles you can obtain a copy of your birth certificate at Civil Status. Location: Central Office Independence House Ground Floor Victoria Mahé

What document I need to present?
Any document that would able to identify you, which have the National Identification Number (N.I.N) such as:
  • National Identity Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
How much does it cost?
Both large extract of the certificate and an abridged copy can be obtained for Rs50/- each.

Who can apply?
Any person can obtain a birth certificate from the Civil Status office upon payment and required document.

Where can I obtain more information?
Mahé Central office Telephone No: + (248) 429 36 04 / 429 36 13 / 429 36 14

Praslin Telephone No: + (248) 423 39 04

La Digue Telephone No: + (248) 258 69 87

Email: civilstatus[at]
Opening hours: 8.00am - 12.00 am and 1.00pm - 4.00pm.

Seychelles Immigration