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Civil Status Division

Frequently Asked Questions

A series of questions and answers that guide the public through the Civil Registration processes and other Civil Status matters in Mauritius.

1.      Hours of business of Civil Status Offices

Please refer to the Customer Charter and on Website. Click here

2.      Contact US

Please refer to the Customer Charter and on Website. Click here

3.     Birth Registration Procedures

Please refer to the Citizen Charter and on Website. Click here

4.     Death Registration Procedures

Please refer to the Citizen Charter and on Website. Click here

5.     Publication of Marriage Procedures

Please refer to the Citizen Charter and on Website. Click here

6.     Marriage Procedures between two Citizens

Please refer to the Citizen Charter and on Website. Click here​

7.      Marriage Procedures between a Citizen and a Non-Citizens

Please refer to Website. Click here​

8.     What are the Fees to be paid in order to get married

Please refer to Customer Charter. Click here​

9.     Procedure to get a divorce in Mauritius

Please contact any Attorney or Barrister at Law

10.   How do I obtain information on the first immigrant who arrived in Mauritius?

Applicants should apply to the Civil Status office for Civil Status extracts of parent, grandparents and or great grandparents, until they obtain the birth certificate of the first ancestor in Mauritius.

11.     How do I conduct genealogical research?

Through an application process, provide information pertaining to self and known filiations to an Civil Status Officer at any Civil Status Office

12.     How long does it take to obtain relevant requested copies?

For record available on the database, Birth Records from the year 1920 to date, and Death and Marriage Records from 2001 to date, are available on Civil Status Database, these Civil Status documents will be delivered instantly.

However for,

Birth Records: 1861-1919

Death records: 1950-2001

Marriage Records 1940-2001, extracts are delivered subject that accurate information is provided by applicant.

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