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Civil Status Division

Declaration of Deaths occuring in Mauritius.

A death registration may be made at the civil status office of the locality within  the  district  where  the  death  occurred  or where  the deceased last resided.
After registration a  permit is issued authorizing burial/cremation.
One declarant is required at time of registration.
Declaration of Deaths occuring outside Mauritius.

Where a person has died outside Mauritius and the body is brought to Mauritius  for disposal, an  officer may, on production to him of a certificate from a  Health  Inspector  that there is no objection to the disposal, issue a permit authorizing the disposal.

Death on Mauritian ship or aircraft.

If a death occur on board any ship or aircraft the Master of the ship or aircraft shall draw  up a declaration of the death and  on the arrival  of the  ship or aircraft in Mauritius he shall deliver  the declaration  to  the  Director who shall  transmit  it  to the Registrar of Civil Status for registration in the appropriate register.

Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

On Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays ,the following civil status offices are opened from 9.00 a.m to noon for death registrations.
 
PORT LOUIS
Ground Floor
E. Anquetil Building
Port Louis
PAMPLEMOUSSES
Pamplemousses
Addr:Social Security Office
Pamplemousses
RIV. DU REMPART
Le Ravin
Maurel Road
FLACQ
Flacq
Addr:Dhowtal Building
La Source,Flacq
GRAND PORT
Mahebourg
Addr:2nd Floor NPF Building
Mahebourg
SAVANNE
Souillac
Addr:Royal Road
Souillac
MOKA
One Way Street
St Pierre
BLACK RIVER
Bambous
Addr:Royal  Road
Bambous
PLAINES WILHEMS
Rose Hill
Addr:1st Floor,NPF Building
Rose Hill
Curepipe
Addr:Remono Street
Curepipe
 
 
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Documents to be produced
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- Medical certificate of the cause of death together with the deceased person's
- Birth/marriage certificate
- National Identity Card.
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Emergency
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If the services of a civil status officer is required after 12.00 a.m for the registration of a death due to emergency circumstances, members of the public should contact the Police Station of the locality for further information.
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