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Birth Certificate

Child registration requirements

The following documents are required for Child Registration:

  1. The child UK/Irish long Birth Certificate;
  2. Both parents long Birth Certificates;
  3. Both parents Zimbabwean National Registration Cards (IDs) (Paper type, metal type or plastic type);
  4. Both parents Passports;
  5. Marriage Certificate (if applicable) and
  6. A fee of £25.00 (Twenty-Five Pounds Sterling) which should be paid in Cash or Postal Orders.


Also bring along photocopies of every original documents which are listed above. (For the old-type Passports, photocopy pages 1 to 5 and/or the last page for the new-type Passports).

When the forms have duly been completed, signed and processed, it is the applicants responsibility to send these to the Registrar Generals Office, Private Bag 7734, Causeway, Harare, for child registration and issuance of the Zimbabwean long Birth Certificate.

Single parents can process applications by submitting:

  • The child's UK/Irish long birth certificate
  • The parent's long birth certificate.
  • The parent's Zimbabwean National Identity Card(Paper type, metal type or plastic type).
  • The parent's passport.

Contact Us

Zimbabwe House
429 Strand
London, WC2R 0JR
United Kingdom
Tel : +44 20 7836 7755
Fax : +44 20 7379 1167
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