Births, Deaths and Marriage Registration

Births, Deaths and Marriage Registration

Births Registration

Registering a Birth

Find out when, where and how to register births in Hong Kong, and how to apply for addition or alteration of child’s name.

Book Appointment for Birth Registration

You can make an appointment online for registering a birth at a births registry.

Online Submission of Information Required for Registration of Birth

If you have already made an appointment for registration of birth of your child, you may submit the information required for registration of birth online.  Access the service here.

Births Registries

Look up the locations and working hours of the Births Registries in Hong Kong.

Applying for a Search of Birth Records and a Certified Copy of a Birth Entry

Find out how to apply for a search of Birth Records and a Certified Copy of Birth Entry.

Applying Online for a Search of Birth Records and a Cerified Copy of a Birth Entry

You may search for records and apply for certified copies of Births Entry online. Access the service here.

Deaths Registration

Registering a Death

Find out when, where and how to register deaths in Hong Kong, and how to apply for a permit to remove a dead body from Hong Kong.

Deaths Registries

Look up the locations and working hours of the Deaths Registries in Hong Kong.

Applying for a Search of Death Records and a Certified Copy of a Death Entry

Find out how to apply for a search of Death Records and a Certified Copy of Death Entry.

Services and Support for the Bereaved

Find out what you need to do when someone close to you passed away, and the services that the Government offers to help you through such difficult times, including death registration, burial arrangement, estate management and financial assistance.

Applying Online for a Search of Death Records and a Certified Copy of a Death Entry

You may search for records and apply for certified copies of Deaths Entry online. Access the service here.

Marriage Registration

Registering a Marriage

Find out how to register a marriage, including giving notice of intended marriage, celebrating a marriage and post-registration of marriage.

Book Appointment for Giving of Notice of Intended Marriage

You can make an appointment online for giving of notice of intended marriage. Access the service here.

Online Submission of Information Required for Registration of Marriage

You can submit the information required for registration of marriage online. Access the service here.

Marriage Registries

Look up the locations and office hours of the Marriage Registries in Hong Kong.

Getting Married

Find out the Government information and services related to getting married, including pre-marital services, marriage registration and travel advice.

Applying for a Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or a Certified Copy of a Marriage Certificate

Find out how to apply for a search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or a Certified Copy of a Marriage Certificate.

Applying for a Certificate of Absence of Marriage Record

Find out how and where to apply for a certificate of absence of marriage record, the application fees and the collection method.

Civil Celebrants of Marriages Scheme

Learn more about the Civil Celebrants of Marriages Scheme, including the list of appointed Civil Celebrants of Marriages.

Applying Online for a Search of Marriage Records in Hong Kong and/or Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate

You may apply for a search for marriage records in Hong Kong and / or a certified copy of a marriage certificate online. Access the service here.

Applying Online for a Certificate of Absence of Marriage Records

You may apply for a Certificate of Absence of Marriage Records online. Access the service here.

Last review date: March 2010