Malta Civil Registration

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Records of births, marriages, civil unions, deaths, and adoptions are kept by the Public Registry. The Public Registry was organized in 1889 and holds records from as far back as 1863.  [1]


Public Registry
Evans Building, 1st Floor
Merchants Street
Valletta VLT 2000

Certificates for births, marriages, civil unions, and deaths are issued by request. The Civil Status Section of the Public Registry issues copies directly, or through a website, [1]

The Marriage Registry receives requests for Publication of Banns for marriages and civil unions between three months and six weeks prior to the union. It also registers marriages of Maltese nationals abroad. It initiates the annotation of birth records when an illegitimate birth is subsequently legitimized by marriage.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Public Registry," ( : accessed 28 April 2015), path: Main > MHAS Departments > Land and Public Registry > Public Registry.