Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Boyolali, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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Location of Boyolali, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
Record Description
Record Type Naturalization
Collection years 1960-2011
Languages Indonesian
Title in the Language Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalisasi Rekaman
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What is in the Collection?

This collection includes records from the years 1960-2011. These records are written in Indonesian.

The records will include naturalization and citizenship-related records from the District Court in Boyolali, Central Java, Indonesia. These include:

  • Permohonan Ahli Waris (Court decrees of inheritance)
  • Permohonan Akte Kelahiran (Applications for birth certificate)
  • Permohonan Akte Perkawinan (Applications for marriage certificate)
  • Permohonan Anak Angkat (Applications for adoption of a child)
  • Permohonan Ganti Nama (Applications for name changes)
  • Permohonan Pewarganegaraan (Applications for naturalization)
  • Permohonan Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Indonesia (SBKRI) (Applications for Indonesian Citizenship)

The Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia, or applications for citizenship were primarily filled out by Chinese Immigrants to Indonesia.

People settled in Victoria, and those who did were probably Dutch Indonesians. The Dutch rule over Indonesia, ended when the Japanese took over the country during World War II. The Netherlands controlled the Indonesian archipelago since the 19th century.

In order for a foreigner to work in Indonesia, they have to send their application to the immigration office.

For a list of records by categories and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Coverage Table

The collection includes the following:

Indonesian Name of document English Name of document Year range of collection
Permohonan Akte Kelahiran Applications for birth certificates 1968-2009
Permohonan akte Perkawinan Applications for marriage licenses 1978-1996
Permohonan Anak Angkat Applications for adoption of a child 1967-2011
Permohonan Ahli Waris Court decrees of inheritance 1969-1998
Permohonan Ganti Nama Applications for name changes 1977-2011
Permohonan Pewarganegaraan Applications for naturalizations 1971-1997
Permohonan Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia Applications for Indonesian Citizenships 1960-2002

Record Content

Applications for birth certificates (Permohonan Akte Kelahiran) generally contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Date and place of birth

Applications for marriage certificates (Permohonan akte Perkawinan) generally contain the following information:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of witnesses

Applications for adoption of a child (Permohonan Anak Angkat) records generally contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Names of parents
  • Date and place of birth for the child and parents
  • Place of residence

Court decrees of inheritance (Permohonan Ahli Waris) records generally contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Names of heirs and family members
  • Date and place of death

Applications for name changes (Permohonan Ganti Nama) generally contain the following information

  • Name before change
  • Name after change
  • Date and place of birth

Applications for naturalizations (Permohonan Pewarganegaraan) generally contain the following information:

  • Date of naturalization
  • Name of immigrant
  • Date and place of birth
  • Immigrant's religion
  • Immigrant's occupation

Applications for Indonesian citizenship (Permohonan SBKRI) generally contain the following information:

  • Name of immigrant
  • Name of spouse
  • Age of immigrant
  • Place of residence

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search for birth certificates, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name
  • Approximate residence or place of birth
  • Date of event (such as birth, marriage, immigration)

To search the collection images, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page. Then:
⇒Select the appropriate "Record type"
⇒Select the appropriate "Year(s), Volume, Certificate number" which will take you to the images

Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have found the record that you are looking for, the following will help you in your search:

  • Use the age on the record to calculate a birth year
  • Use the names of the parents on birth records to search for a marriage record

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Indonesian. For help reading the records, see the following wiki article:

Indonesia Language and Languages

Other Searches

If you can't find your ancestor, try looking in the records for neighboring locations, such as Magelang, Semarang, Grobogan, Sragen, Karanganyar, Surakarta, Sukoharjo, and Klaten.

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization and Citizenship Records, 1960-2011." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Pengadilan Negeri Boyolali (Boyolali District Court, Boyolali).

Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization and Citizenship Records, 1960-2011.