All births occurring in the Republic of Seychelles should be registered within 30 days from the date of birth.

Births should be registered at the regional office where it took place. The mother only or both parents may declare the birth. It is required to produce  the maternity certificate and both National Identity Cards or passport (where applicable).


  • Ensure that the name(s) and surname of the child are those by which the child to be known.
  • The male partner should be 18 years and older to be able to register the child
  • If the mother bore a child outside her matrimonial relationship, she can register the child under her maiden name and any changes can be done through a court order only.

Formalities for the birth registration can be completed on Mondays to Fridays at the Civil Status Office, Ground Floor Independence House. Please contact (+248) 282 252.  

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