This is How to register birth immediately or within six months in Kenya As soon as a child is born, he/she has a right to a name, an identity and to nationality for official identity and recognition, and not to be vulnerable to theft/trafficking, arraignment in a court of law or to child marriage. Civil registration is the act (process) of registering births and deaths in a … in Article 7 and states “the child shall be registered immediately after birth and shall have … or a notified birth which is registered within six months of the birth of a child.
To register a child, you need to fill birth notification form at the Hospital where the birth took place or at a Chiefs office in cases of home birth. register birth immediately or within six months in Kenya
Details required in birth notification and registration include; 1. Name of the newly born baby 2. Date and place of birth 3. Sex of the child 4. Type of birth (single/multiple) 5. Nature of birth (alive/dead) 6. Name, age and marital status, previous births to, residential area and district of mother 7. Name of father (for married couples) 8. Signature of the applicant
Persons who qualify to register a new born include: 1. Parents/ guardians of a newly born baby 2. Rescue centers taking charge of newly born abandoned babies
For more information call Huduma Contact Centre: +254 (020) 6900020
Or visit nearest Huduma Centre
Or Contact:Department of Civil Registration Hass Plaza 4th Floor, Lower Hill Road, P.O Box 49179- 00100 Nairobi Tel; +254-20-2714987/8 Email; firstname.lastname@example.org Fax; 2714989
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