Extracting a replacement for a lost birth certificate Turkey:
Our topic today is about issuing a birth certificate Turkey, as it is considered a birth document for any newborn.
It is necessary to issue a birth certificate Turkey for a foreigner in Turkey because this will give him the right to issue a passport. In addition to obtaining all necessary vaccinations for newborns in Turkey.
Getting a birth certificate Turkey will help a foreigner in Turkey to obtain any type of residency later, But this certificate can be damaged or lost, and in this case, the parents feel very anxious about it.
Issuing a new birth certificate Turkey (replacement for lost)
- Parents will go to the Directorate of Civil Affairs in the area in which they live.
- You must bring your documents (Kimlik) with you.
- It is better to bring a copy of the lost birth certificate if any, or the damaged certificate if any.
- You will request to obtain an original for a new birth certificate.
- You will give the full details of the newborn (the name as it is on the original birth certificate and date of birth).
- A new original will be extracted from the lost birth certificate.
- The certificate must be stamped and signed by the head of the Psychology Department.
By doing so, you will have completed the replacement of the lost birth certificate Turkey.
Document Name: Extract of Vital Record(Vukuatlı Nüfus Kayıt Örneği )
General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship (Nüfus ve Vatandaşlık İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü) and e-Government website.
Special Seal(s) / Color / Format:
Government of Turkey seal in red color placed at right bottom side of the document – white paper with black ink. Signed by preparer and approver. Currently available in A4 sized paper. It is a chart printed in landscape format with the holder’s name, last name, father’s name, mother’s name, PDOB, Marital Status on the first line. The following lines would list holder’s family members and their biographic information written in the next columns in the same order. If it is obtained through e-Government website, the document would have a barcode on upper right instead of red stamp and signatures.
Issuing Authority Personnel Title:
Head of the Registry Office (Nüfus Müdürü)
Birth certificates are available to all Turkish citizens. For non-Turkish persons, they are available only if the birth was registered with the Turkish authorities during the parents’ stay in Turkey with a legal residency permit. This document is not available for children born in Turkey during a temporary or illegal stay of the parents or who were on a diplomatic status. Such individuals may present hospital records, baptismal or equivalent religious records or documents issued by their own governments.
Procedure for Obtaining:
Birth certificates can be obtained through the e-Government website or by personally applying to the General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship (Nüfus ve Vatandaşlık İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü) or the Turkish Consulates abroad.
Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are available at the General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship (Nüfus ve Vatandaşlık İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü), the e-Government website, and at the Turkish Consulates.
There are no alternate documents.
This document is not available for children born in Turkey during a temporary or illegal stay of the parents or who were on a diplomatic status as per the Turkish regulations. Such individuals may present hospital records, baptismal or equivalent religious records, or documents issued by their own governments.
The legitimacy of the document obtained at e-Government can be verified online with its barcode number. Vukuatlı Nüfus Kayıt Örneği is requested as this document includes all family members.