Procedures for Obtaining Birth Certificates

Registration of birth is compulsory. Birth Certificates are available to any applicant born on or after January 1, 1973 and can be obtained by the applicant applying to:
  • Registrar General of Births, Deaths & Marriages
  • P.O. Box 32311
  • LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
  • Tel: (00260-211) 228197
  • Fax : (00260-211) 221128
If a Birth Certificate was not issued at birth, but a Hospital Record of Birth or Baptismal Certificate was obtained, an Affidavit must be prepared by a member of the applicant's family having knowledge of the birth. The Affidavit must be sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths. The Hospital or Baptismal Certificate must be attached to the Affidavit, and submitted to the Registrar General requesting issuance of a late Birth Certificate.
Fees: £20 on collection

Procedures for Obtaining Death Certificates.  (Available: See Birth Certificate)

Procedures for Obtaining Marriage Certificates.  (Available: See Birth Certificate)

 
 

Procedures for Obtaining Divorce Certificates.  (Available: See Birth Certificate)

Available: Obtainable from one of the following addresses, depending on the section of Zambia in which the divorce took place: Registrar of High Court
P.O. Box 50067,
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
Registrar of High Court
P.O. Box 70004
NDOLA, ZAMBIA
Registrar of High Court
P.O. Box 60110
LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA
Zambia High Commission2 Palace Gate
Kensington
London
W8 5NG
Tel: +44 (0) 207 589 6655
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