Antigua and Barbuda Civil Registration

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Offices to Contact[edit | edit source]

Civil Registry
High Court
P.O. Box 163
Parliament Drive
St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
Email: mariana.paul@ab.gov.ag (Office Manager)

leona.simmons@ab.gov.ag (Senior Assistant Secretary)

Telephone: 268-468-2000/ 268-468-2005/ 268-468-2032[1]

Historical Background[edit | edit source]

Coverage and Compliance[edit | edit source]

Information Recorded in the Records[edit | edit source]

Births

  • Day, month and year of the birth of the child
  • Sex of the child
  • Name of the child, if any
  • Names, date of births, address and profession of the father and of the mother
  • Nationality of the father and of the mother
  • Marital status of the mother[2]

Stillbirths

  • Weight of the fetus
  • Gestational age of the fetus
  • Number of this particular pregnancy for the mother
  • Name of the certifying medical practitioner[2]

Divorces

  • Year and suit number of the proceedings
  • Forenames and surnames of the Parties to the divorce proceedings
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name of the Judge that granted the Order
  • Date that the Order was granted
  • Time period by which the divorce is to take effect[2]

Marriages

  • Names of bride and groom
  • Birth dates and countries of bride and groom
  • Their occupations and addresses
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Marital status: single, divorce, or widowed
  • Person performing marriage
  • Witnesses' names, birth date and country, addresses, occupations[2]

Deaths

  • Name
  • Date and place of death
  • Date and country of birth
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Last known address
  • Mother's name, address, birth date and country, and occupation
  • Father's name, address, birth date and country, and occupation
  • Spouse's name, address, birth date and country, and occupation
  • Informant's name, address, birth date and country, and occupation
  • Informant's relationship to deceased
  • Certifying physician[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Antigua and Barbuda, The Civil Registry, [https://ab.gov.ag/pdf/notices/Applications_Birth_Death_Adoption_Marriage_Certificates.pdf Procedure for applications for Birth, Death, Adoption and Marriage Certificates and for an Apostille of a Certificate], (accessed 16 July 2020).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Antigua and Barbuda, Civil Registration (Vital Statistics) Bill, 2020, (accessed 16 July 2020).