What certificates will be issued when registering a birth?

After a birth has been registered, a short birth certificate showing the name, sex, date and district of birth is issued free of charge.

The short certificate meets most ordinary needs but a full (standard) birth certificate, which is a complete copy of the register entry, is also available for a small fee and is required if a person will need to apply for a passport in the future.

Additional short certificates and standard certificates may be purchased at the time of registration or at any time afterwards.