Birth and marriage registration
This section briefly describes the steps for registering births and marriages among refugees from Syria in KRI. The information in this section is by no means exhaustive, but aims to give a brief overview and highlight tools which provide more comprehensive information. This explains the full procedures, however Syrian refugees are not advised to register with the Syrian Embassy
Any foreigner in KRI must complete two steps in order to register the birth of a child – see diagram below. The main obstacles to completing the process are lack of awareness of the steps that need to be taken and inability to fulfil the requirements for registration.
ADD BIRTH REGISTRATION INFOGRAPHIC FOR KRI (pending)
Any foreigner in KRI has to complete the same procedure to register a marriage – see diagram below. If the parties to the marriage are below 18 (for the women and man), a special permit is needed from the Sharia court. The main obstacles to completing the registration process are lack of awareness of the required steps and not having the required documents.
ADD MARRIAGE REGISTRATION INFOGRAPHIC FOR KRI (pending)