Members of the public applying for certificates from the Registration Department are being encouraged to visit the Department’s website to download and print the application forms.
To do so, they should click on the heading “Records Branch”, select “Application Forms” and choose the required form from the list provided.
Persons should print the form, and read the instructions carefully, before filling it out. The form should be completed using block letters.
Completed forms should be taken to the Registration Department’s temporary location at Manor Lodge, Lodge Hill, St. Michael, Mondays to Fridays, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The application form should be presented along with the Barbados ID card and the fee for the certificate. In cases where the applicant is not the owner of the certificate, he or she must present a Barbados ID card and that of the certificate owner.
These certificates include birth, marriage and death certificates. The cost of a birth certificate for a person under 60 years is $5 and for a person over age 60, $1. Marriage certificates cost $10 in instances where one party is a national, or $20 if they are non-nationals. Death certificates cost $5, while certificates showing cause of death cost $10.