Registration of Civil Status Acts

I.Birth of a child
Registration of birth of a child by Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Japan must be done within two months from the moment of birth of the child, and in the case of the birth of a dead child - no later than five days from the moment of birth.
To register the birth of a child and obtain a Birth Certificate of the Republic of Kazakhstan it is necessary to provide the following documents:
1. Application (download);
2. Copies of parents' passports (original for verification);
3. Copy of the Marriage Certificate of the parents (the original for verification);
4. Medical certificate of birth or a copy of the court decision establishing the fact of the birth of a child;
5. Consular fee 25USD;
In case of violation of the term of registration of the birth of a child, the following shall be submitted additionally:
- written explanation from the parents, (in arbitrary form);
- certificate of the absence of the birth record of the Registration Authority of the host country;
- certificate of child's health.
A birth certificate is issued within 5 working days from the date of receiving all proper documents.
II.Marriage registration
Registration of marriage is made after a month from the date of filing the application. A physical presence of the both applicants is required. For marriage registration, the following documents should be submitted:
1. Application (download);
2. Originals and copies of the applicants' passports;
3. Certificates of the marital legal capacity, issued by authorized institutions;
4. Consular fee 35USD.
If it is necessary to reduce or extend the registration period of marriage, established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a document confirming the grounds for shortening or extending the term should be submitted additionally: medical certificate of pregnancy, health certificate, documents confirming other special circumstances.
In case, persons who have not reached the age of marriage want to apply for a marriage registration, the consent of the legal representatives of the persons entering into marriage is additionally submitted.
III.Divorce registration
Registration of divorce is made on the basis of mutual consent of spouses, without underage children and without claims to each other. In case of underage children divorce should be implemented by court decision.
1. For divorce registration without claims to each other following documents should be submitted:
- application (download);
- originals and copies of the applicants' passports;
- marriage certificate (original and copy);
- consular fee 45USD.
2. For divorce registration with claims to each other on the basis of court decision following documents should be submitted:
- application (download);
- originals and copies of the applicants' passports;
- notarial copy of court decision;
- consular fee 45USD.
3. For divorce registration of on the basis of a court decision with persons recognized as missing or incapable due to mental illness or dementia, or with persons convicted of committing a crime of imprisonment for more than three years following documents should be submitted:
- application (download);
- original and copy of the applicant's passports;
- notarial copy of court decision;
- marriage certificate (original and copy);
- consular fee 45USD.
IV.Father ascertain registration
Certificate of father ascertain is implemented on the basis of section 26 of the “Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on marriage (matrimony)”. For father ascertain registration following procedures should be done:
1.Submit mutual application of child parents as well as:
-Birth certificate (original and copy);
-Originals and copies of parents' passports;
-Consular fee 25USD
2.Statement of the father of the child in cases of death of the mother, the announcement of the mother dead; recognition of the mother as incapable due to mental illness or dementia; deprivation or restriction of mother in parental rights; the impossibility of establishing the place of residence of mother;
3.Decision of court on father ascertain or fact of paternity;
4.Paternity is prohibited at the request of a person recognized as legally incapable due to mental illness or dementia, as well as at the request of the guardian of that incapacitated person.
V. Registration of change of name, surname, father`s name
Changes name, surname, father`s name is made on the basis of personal application (download) of those who has reached the age of 16. In a statement about the change of name, surname, father`s name following information must be indicated:
-Name, surname, father`s name;
-Intended name, surname, father`s name;
-Reasons for change name, surname, father`s.
To application following documents should be attached:
1.Birth certificate of applicant;
2.Marriage certificate (if applicant is married);
3.Birth certificate(s) of child (if applicant have underage children);
4.Certificate of adoption of child (in case of adoption);
5.Certificate of Divorce (if applicant wishes to change surname, name and father`s name before marriage);
6.Two photos.
In case of need an additional documents could be requested.
VI. Registration of death
For the registration of the death of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the following documents must be submitted to the foreign mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan:
1. Cover letter (download);
2. Medical certificate of death;
3. Passport and other IDs of the deceased citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, (in the absence of the IDs of the deceased, a written explanation should be submitted additionally);
4. A court decision that has entered into legal force to establish the fact of death or to declare a person dead, in the case of registration based on a court decision;
5. Military Card of the deceased (if applicable);
6. Document confirming the affinity to the deceased.
Death certificate is issued within 3 working days from the date of receiving all proper documents.
In accordance with Article 629 of the Tax Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the paid amount of consular fee is non refundable.

Created at : 10.10.2019, 10:00, Updated at : 10.10.2019, 10:00