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Civil Status Acts Registration Agency

Head of the Civil Status Acts Registration Agency: Ani Mkhitaryan

The Civil Status Acts Registration Agency of the Staff of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia is a separate subdivision of the Staff of the Ministry which, in cases prescribed by law and in certain cases — also by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia, provides services in the field of registration of civil status acts, acting on behalf of the Republic of Armenia.

The Agency is established and reorganised, and its activities are terminated by the Decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia. The Agency acts in accordance with its Statute, which is approved by the Government of the Republic of Armenia upon submission by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia.

Goals and objectives of the Agency are:

  • to ensure state registration of civil status acts as prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia;
  • to organise the archive of civil status acts registration;
  • to ensure the creation of an automated database of civil status acts registration.

System and Functions of the Agency:

The system of the Agency is composed of structural subdivisions and territorial bodies. The structural subdivisions are divisions that comprise the central body of the Agency, and the territorial bodies are the divisions which are territorial subdivisions of the Agency. For the implementation of its goals and objectives, the Agency performs the functions prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia through the central body and territorial divisions.

The central body of the Agency:

  • organises the process of state registration of civil status acts
  • carries out maintenance, registration and distribution of civil status acts registration certificates
  • organises and summarises the statistics of civil status acts registration and provides information on it
  • organises and maintains the archive of civil status acts registration
  • performs functions prescribed by law and other legal acts
  • exercises powers connected with fulfilment of the international treaties of the Republic of Armenia within the scope of its competences prescribed by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia
  • provides services for civil status acts registration in conformity with the list of services approved by the Government of the Republic of Armenia and with the amounts of the fees for those services.

Structural subdivisions of the Agency:

  • Division for Civil Status Acts Registration and Apostilles
  • Republican Archive of Civil Status Acts Registration

Territorial divisions:

  • territorial division of the Chamber of Marriage of Registration of the Civil Status Acts
  • territorial division of Yerevan for special services of the Agency for Civil Status Acts. 


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