BASIC (08-05)

GN 00312.404 Turkey – Vital Statistics Records

Procedure – Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificates

1. Information on Requests for Birth Records

Show the following information on requests for birth records:

  1. Full name at birth, including the correct spelling of his or her Turkish name;

  2. Date of birth;

  3. Place of birth;

  4. Mother's Turkish name;

  5. Father's Turkish name;

  6. Original registration place by:

    • Province

    • County (District)

    • Township (Subdistrict)

    • Village

    • Street (very important in large cities, e.g., Istanbul)

    • House number (also very important)

  7. The volume and page number of the original nufus entry.

    The information in f. and g. is available on the Turkish identity card issued to each Turkish citizen. If the individual needing the birth record does not have this information, ask him/her whether he or she has any nufus (census) papers, Turkish identification card or other papers issued to him or her or his or her father. Examine these for the identifying information noted above. If the information is not completely available, assume no record is available and develop for other evidence.

2. Office to Contact

Embassy of Turkey
Consular Section
2525 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

  or

Turkish Consular office having jurisdiction over the claimant's residence.

3. Fee

No fee.


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200312404
GN 00312.404 - Turkey - Vital Statistics Records - 08/26/2005
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:08/26/2005