Civil registry

On this page, you will find all information about the civil registry.

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A birth? An adoption? A divorce? If you are a Belgian citizen, all changes of civil status are governed by Belgian law. Even if you are abroad, Belgian law applies. Notify our Consulate of any changes in your civil status.

More information on the recognition of foreign acts in Belgium and our competences as Registrar of the Civil Registry via the FPS Foreign Affairs website