Extract of Civil Registry certificates

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An extract from the certificates of civil status is a certified copy of the certificate (birth, marriage, divorce, death) or judgment (nationality) transcribed into the records of the Civil Registry.

How to apply?

  • At the e-Desk
  • By e-mail: etatcivil.dem@brucity.be
  • By mail
  • At the counters of the Administrative Centre of the City of the City of Brussels and the liaison offices of Laeken and North-East

Required documents

  • ID document (+ mandate and a copy of the identity document of the person concerned if the application is made by a third party)

Rate

  • Free

Waiting period

If the certificate is to serve in Belgium:

  • 3 days for a request by e-mail
  • immediately at the counter

If the certificate is to serve abroad:

  • 5 days at the counter
  • 7 working days for a request by e-mail

Practical information

Demography
Registry Office (Civil status)
Administrative centre
Boulevard Anspach 6
1st floor
1000 Brussels
[plan]

Tel. : 02 279 34 35

Opening hours : Monday to Wednesday from 8:30 am to 3 pm, Thursday from 8:30 am to 6 pm, Friday from 8:30 am to 12 pm
Telephone hours : from Monday till Friday from 8:30 am till 4 pm
More information : Attention: due to works, the service will move to counters 11 to 20 at the 2nd floor from 6 February to 29 March 2017.

Liaison office in Laeken
Boulevard Emile Bockstael 246
1020 Brussels (Laeken)
[plan]

Tel. : 02 279 37 02
Fax : 02 279 37 08
Opening hours : from Monday to Wednesday from 8:30 am till noon and from 1:30 pm till 3:30 pm, Thursday from 8:30 am till noon, Friday from 8:30 am till noon and from 1:30 pm till 3:30 pm (if it's busy, the distribution of tickets can be stopped half an hour before closing)
More information : Driving licence only by appointment.

Liaison Office Northeast District
Population Service
Rue Van Campenhout 16
1000 Brussels
[plan]

Tel. : 02 736 04 78
Fax : 02 736 41 95
Opening hours : on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:45 pm till 3:15 pm
Telephone hours : on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:45 pm till 3:30 pm