BASIC (08-05)

GN 00312.032 Bahamas – Vital Statistics Records

A. Procedure - Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

1. Requests for Birth Certificates

When requesting a birth certificate, give the following information:

  • Full name of the municipal authorities where no notary has been appointed to keep the civil records;

  • Name of the child;

  • Date and place of birth;

  • Names of both parents if the child was legitimate, or the maiden name of the mother if the child was illegitimate; and

  • All the DB's the individual has used.

2. Office to Contact for Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

Registrar General
P.O. Box N-532
Nassau

3. Fee

Birth certificates: $5.00 U.S.;
Death certificates: $10.00 U.S.;
Marriage certificates: $10.00 U.S.

Payment must be by bank draft or international money order payable to “Registrar General of the Bahamas.”

B. Procedure – Divorce Records

1. Office to Contact

Registrar
Supreme Court of the Bahamas
P.O. Box N-167
Nassau

2. Fee

Varies — $10.00 U.S. for the first page and $0.50 U.S. for each additional page.

NOTE: The entire divorce record must be obtained. The registrar should be contacted if the number of pages is unknown.


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200312032
GN 00312.032 - Bahamas - Vital Statistics Records - 08/26/2005
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:08/26/2005