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Queries can be made Monday - Thursday between the hours 8am - 11:30am.
Marriage Licences can be uplifted Monday - Friday between 8am - 10am ONLY

Applying for a Certificate

How To Apply For A Birth Certificatenewbc

To obtain a Birth Certificate you must be registered.

 Go to any Post Office, purchase a Birth Certificate form and fill it in

Give the completed form back to the Post Office Clerk

Pay the processing fee of G$300 at any Post Office, this is the cost of one copy.

The Birth Certificate would then be posted to you. Should you have a query or not receive the certificate, please enquire at the General Register Office, Anna Regina or New Amsterdam.

If any name is incorrectly spelt on the Birth Certificate return same to the General Register Office in Georgetown, New Amsterdam or Anna Regina where correction will be done.


Sample of a Birth Certificate Application Form.


Persons residing overseas who wish to apply for for Birth/Death or Marriage Certificate independently , the following process is required:

  • Complete Birth/Death or Marriage Application form
  • International Postal Money Order valued at $5USD or 3£ (per certificate).
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  • Post to General Register Office Address.