Both large extract of the certificate and an abridged copy can be obtained for Rs50/- each, for the stamp only.
Send details by email of full name (Including maiden name if married), Date of birth, mother’s name and posted address or email email@example.com.
Once certificate has been located, the civil status officer will contact you back with confirmation to process the payment.
Payment for the stamp including cost of courier for returning the documents to one of the following Government of Seychelles Overseas Account.
Note: It is important when instructing your bank to make money transfers to a Seychelles Government Overseas Account to specify the purpose of the transfers and your name. Personal cheques (local only), should be made payable to Government of Seychelles.
National Identity card, Passport or driving license for Mother, Parents and both witnesses.
NOTE: Witness should be 18 years and over.
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.
Note: In any situation, the male partner should be 18 years and over to be able to register the baby
If mother bear a child outside her matrimonial relationship, she can register the child under her maiden name and any changes can be done by court order only.
The Civil Status Office is located on the ground floor of the Independence House.
Opening Hours on weekdays are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A standby officer is available during the weekend and Public Holidays
The officer can be contacted on Phone Number (+248) 282 34 09
A citizen of Seychelles by birth or who has acquired citizenship by registration or naturalisation and has resided in Seychelles for at least three years, may apply in writing to the Principal Chief Officer of the Civil Status for permission to make change(s) or addition(s) of his name, surname or family name at the Civil Status Office at Independence House.
You need to provide your birth certificate, citizenship registration/naturalization certificate.
Mahé Central office Telephone Number
Independence House Ground Floor
+(248) 429 36 76 / 429 36 13
Pension Fund Complex - Grand Anse Praslin
+(248) 423 39 04
Telephone No: +(248) 258 69 87
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org