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Application for Search of Birth Records and/ or a Certified Copy of a Birth Entry

Before Applying

Application for Search of Birth Records and/ or a Certified Copy of a Birth Entry


Important Notice

The purposes of establishing birth registration records in Hong Kong under the Births and Deaths Registration Ordinance (Cap.174, Laws of Hong Kong) are:

  1. to enable the Registrar of Births and Deaths to keep all birth registration records in Hong Kong in order to fulfill his statutory obligations under the Births and Deaths Registration Ordinance and related subsidiary legislation; and
  2. to verify the identity, age, family relationship, etc. of the person concerned legitimately, or for other lawful purposes prescribed, authorised or permitted by law.

In processing an applicant’s request, the Registrar shall take into account the supplementary information, including the purpose(s) and intended use of the search result and requested records, and all supporting documents, if any, provided by the applicant.

Applying

Application for Search of Birth Records and/ or a Certified Copy of a Birth Entry


 

After Applying

Application for Search of Birth Records and/ or a Certified Copy of a Birth Entry


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24-02-2020