Death Registration


All the necessary information on how to obtain a death certificate in the event of a family member’s death.

Obtaining a death certificate after the death of a family member

Registered Syrian refugees and non-registered Syrians alike can obtain a family member’s death certificate after his death by following the steps below:


  1. Obtaining a death certificate from the hospital or a medical doctor, approach the Mokhtar closest to the location of the death,

2. Transfering the death certificate at thePersonal Status Department in the Caza(Noufous in the Qada) of the death,

3. Registering the death at the Foreigners’ Register at the Personal Status Department in the Governorate (Mohafaza) of the death.

Only persons with legal entry and valid residency document should approach the Foreigners’ Register.

For help on how to complete this procedure, the needed documents and for specific advice, you should contact legal aid partners in your area.

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