How To Obtain a birth certificate In Akrotiri

How To Obtain a birth certificate In Akrotiri

  1. Make sure you submit the documents required at the Offices for Areas in Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Applications can be made through either a parent or the parents Legal Representative (legally authorized)

Documents that are required birth certificate

  • Birth notification certificate
  • Address proof
  • ID card
  • Application form

Office Locations and Contacts

  • To reach Area Office Dhekelia click here to fill out the form to contact us : Link
    How To Obtain a birth certificate In Akrotiri
    How To Obtain a birth certificate In Akrotiri

British High Commission Nicosia:Alexander Pallis Street
PO Box 21978
Email :
Call +357 22-861100 for more information.
Fax : +357 22 861125

What Are All The Eligibility

  • Birth certificates are given to every child who was that was born within Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • If born to a foreigner or a citizen Birth certificate issued


Birth certificates are free for residents of Akrotiri and Dhekelia


Birth certificates are valid for life.

Processing Time

Certificates are processed on in the spot


  • Birth registration must be completed within 42 days of the baby’s having been born.
  • If you cannot record the birth in the region in which your baby was born then you are able to go to a different registry office, and they will forward your information to the right office.
  • The majority of births are registered in the hospital.

The Information You Need

  • Date and place of birthplace and the date of
  • Name name, surname, and the gender of the infant
  • Names of parents, surnames and addresses
  • Dates and places of parents’ birth
  • The date of the parents’ marriage or civil partnership

Documentation is needed

Akrotiri as well as Dhekelia is an British Overseas Territory on Cyprus. Area Offices for Akrotiri as well as responsible for issuing Birth and Death certificates to civilians living in the SBAs. Every Sovereign Base Area has its own Area Office, i.e. The Area Office Akrotiri is which is for Sovereign Base Area of Akrotiri (WSBA) and the Area Office Dhekelia to serve Dhekelia, which is for the Sovereign Base Area of Dhekelia (ESBA).

Other uses for the document/certificate

  • The birth date and the age of birth:
  • Registration for school
  • Proving the age of majority/minority in the court
  • Eligibility for social security, pensions or health insurance
  • Finding the social security number
  • Applying for an identity card
  • Entry into employment is only restricted to citizens.
  • The licenses are only available to citizens.
  • Proving legal dependency
  • In obtaining inheritance benefits
  • In receipt of insurance benefits

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