Birth Registration Processes

Birth Registration Processes

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Birth Registration Processes

  • Where parents are married

  1.  Applicant/informant to the birth could be mother, father, relative or anybody present at birth
  2.  Applicant/informant to complete Form NR8 (Birth Report) obtained from the Health Facility
  3.  In case of twins or more, separate forms for each child shall be filled
  4.  Name of the child and details of the father of the child shall be provided
  5.  Absence of one of the parents shall not hinder registration of birth
  6.  Any birth occurring in health facilities shall be registered once it has occurred or upon discharge of the mother

 

  • Where parents are not married

  1.  Applicant/informant to complete Form NR8 (Birth Report)
  2.  Name of the child shall be provided
  3.  In case of twins or more, separate forms for each child shall be filled
  4.  Details of the father of the child shall only be included upon mutual consent of both mother and father of the child (both shall sign on the Form) or upon production of a court order confirming paternity of the child
  5.  Where the biological father has denied paternity, mother shall register child under their maiden [surname] names
Births Occurring Outside Health Facilities
Births Occcuring in Health Facilities (Late Registration)
Births Occurring Outside Health Facilities (Late Registration)
Community Birth Registration Process

CONNECT WITH US

  • National Registration Bureau,
  • Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security,
  • Private Bag B318,
  • Capital City,
  • Lilongwe 3,
  • MalawiTelephone: (+265-1-776-234)
  • Email: info@nrb.gov.mw

Our Partners

  • Elizabeth Graiser and Pediatrics
  • Centre for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Community of Saint Egidio
  • Plan Malawi
  • UNDP
  • UNICEF

 

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