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Libya - Register a Birth

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In Person[edit]

  • To obtain a birth certificate, "Libyan applicants, or a friend or relative of the applicant, must appear in person at the appropriate municipality office"
  • Get the application form from the main office of the national civil authority office in famji avenue in Tripoli or in any of their branch district offices country wide
  • Fill in the application form with all the detailed information
  • Submit your filled in application with all the necessary document , attach the receipt payment of 8LYD
  • Upon submission of your application form with all the required document s, the officer in charge will then verify your document and you will be told when to come back and pick your birth certificate. usually it take 5 business days

Obtaining Birth Certificates from Abroad

To acquire a new birth certificate from the Embassy of Libya an applicant must submit:

  1. an original Canadian birth certificate
  2. a filled out application form
  3. the original passport of the mother
  4. when the mother is not Libyan, a letter from the mother consenting to this process and approved by a notary public is required
  5. the original passport of the father

  • The application can be submitted in person, by email, or by mail to the Embassy of Libya in any country where Libya has embassies.

According to the National civil registry Department in Libya.

  • To obtain a Libyan birth certificate, non-national applicants must send all pertinent information (including name, date and place of birth, and full names of parents) to their respective Embassy in Tripoli. That Embassy will then make a formal request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to obtain the certificate from the appropriate municipality.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • A receipt payment from the bank of your choice in Libya
  • Nationality cards of the parent
  • an original Canadian birth certificate
  • a filled out application form
  • the original passport of the mother
  • when the mother is not Libyan, a letter from the mother consenting to this process and approved by a notary public is required
  • original passport of the father

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Health

Chairperson Dr Nour El Din Doghman

Telephone Number: 00218 21 4630704

Fax Number: 00218 21 4630704

Physical address ministry of health- Trpoli- Libya

Postal Address ministry of health- Trpoli- Libya

Country Libya

Institution website address

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
13 Sciara Obei Ben Kaab (Ben Ashour Area),
PO Box 2534, Tripoli,Libya
VOIP: 2204 2092
Tel: 00218 (21) 361 1181/4
Fax: 00218 (21) 361 1180
Emergency mobile: 00218 912189654

Emergency mobile:
00218 0912189654 (personal)
00218 09136 40565 (Dr Marisa Farrugia personal)

For those in Malta
Embassy of Libya
Triq l-Imdina, Balzan BZN 9033, Malta
PO Box 20, Balzan
Tel: 21486347/8
Emergency No: 21486347/8
Fax: 21483939
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

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Every new born child in Libya


you need to pay 8 LYD

fee = C$ 20 by(15 Nov. 2013)


Probably till death

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

5 business days.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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Only the national civil authority registry has the mandate to issue to register birth in Libya so any one who wants to register birth of his/ her child should to go to their office or their branch office in all district of Libya.

Required Information[edit]

  • Full name of the child born
  • Full names of the parents
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Date of birth
  • Types of birth ( single , twin, triplet, quadruplet)
  • Child born (alive or death)
  • Sex
  • Address
  • Occupation of the parents
  • Nationality
  • Domicile or residence
  • Application forms to be fill for birth certificate

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Need for the Document[edit]

Birth registration is a very important document for a child and registration of all live births should take place within three months period from the event.

Information which might help[edit]

Registration or application forms are available in two (2) languages, and therefore you are advised to fill the form in the language you understand best in order to avoid errors

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • It act as proof of national identity
  • Can allow you to participate in the political affairs of Rwanda

External Links[edit]

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More information which might help people.