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Ordering Civil Registry Extracts

Certificate of Origin

  • Conditions : If the commune of origin is in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • registration in a commune at the residents' registration office competent for the place of domicile

Death Certificate

  • Conditions : If the death took place in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the civil authorities of the country of citizenship of foreigners who died in Switzerland
    • the administrative authorities of other cantons if the death took place in the Canton of Fribourg
    • for various institutions: assurance companies, banks, notaries public, inheritance matters, etc.
    • for the employer
    • for the customs administration, for the repatriation of the corpse to a foreign country
    • for the land registry

Marriage Certificate

  • Conditions : If the marriage took place in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the civil authorities of the country of citizenship of foreigners married in Switzerland
    • the administration, for acknowledgement of paternity, marriages, naturalizations, adoptions, etc.
    • the notary public, for marriage contracts
    • the employer

Birth Certificate

  • Conditions : If the birth took place in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the civil authorities of the country of citizenship of foreigners born in Switzerland
    • the employer, for family allowances
    • the school, for enrolment
    • the administration, for the formalities of acknowledgement of paternity, marriage, naturalization, adoption, etc.
    • the customs administration, in order to cross national borders

Civil Partnership Certificate

  • Conditions : If the civil partnership took place in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the administration, for acknowledgement of paternity, naturalizations, etc.
    • the notary public, for contracts of civil partnership
    • the employer

Certificate of Acknowledgement of Paternity

  • Conditions : If the acknowledgement of paternity took place in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the civil authorities of the country of citizenship of foreigners with paternity acknowledged in Switzerland
    • civil status, as proof in establishing parentage, procedures in preparation of marriage, registration of a birth in the event of prenatal acknowledgement
    • the employer, for family allowances

Family Certificate

  • Conditions : If the commune of origin is in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the religious authorities, for the celebration of a marriage
    • the administration, for naturalizations, adoptions, etc. (Swiss nationals)
    • civil status, for formalities concerning a family

Certification of Civil Partnership

  • Conditions : If the commune of origin is in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the administration, for the issuance of a passport or an identity card

Individual Certification of Civil Status

  • Conditions : If the commune of origin is in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the administration, for the issuance of a passport or an identity card
    • civil status, for procedures in preparation of marriage of Swiss nationals
    • the administration, for naturalizations, acknowledgement of child paternity, out-of-wedlock births, adoptions, name changes, declarations for resumption of name, etc.

Confirmation of the Declaration of Name

  • Conditions : If the commune of event is in the Canton of Fribourg
  • Can be requested by an entitled person for
    • the civil authorities of the country of citizenship of foreigners born in Switzerland
    • the employer, for family allowances
    • the school, for enrolment
    • the administration for the formalities associated with acknowledgement of paternity, marriage, naturalization, adoption, etc.
    • the customs administration, in order to cross national borders

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