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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
Registro Civil de la República Dominicana
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This collection will include civil records from 1801 to 2006. The records include birth, marriage, and death certificates from various localities in the Dominican Republic and may include approximately 370,000 names.
  
== Record Description  ==
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The records are written both in narrative style and in formatted records. Some records appear damaged; however, genealogical information may still be extracted.
  
These records are in Spanish.  
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This is an ongoing active collection. Additional records will be added to this collection. Check the browse headers for the collection to determine current coverage. For a complete list of all the provinces contained in this collection, see the [[Provinces of the Dominican Republic - Civil Registration]] coverage table.
This collection will include records from 1801 to 2006.  
 
  
For a complete list of all the provinces contained in this collection, see the [[Provinces of the Dominican Republic - Civil Registration]] coverage table.  
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=== Reading These Records === 
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; see the section [[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For Help Reading These Records|For Help Reading These Records]] for translation helps.
  
With the adoption of the Napoleonic civil code of 1804, the Dominican Republic began the practice of civil registration, creating the offices of the civil state (oficialías del estado civil) in charge of registering the events of birth, marriage, and death in the life of its citizens. However, only some civil registration books dating back to 1823 have been found in the Bayaguana Civil Registry (Oficialía del Estado Civil de Bayaguana). Before that time, the Dominican Republic was under Haitian dominion. It wasn’t until June of 1944 that the National Congress created civil registration law 659, which provided new regulations for the functionality of the civil registration institution. One of the regulations was the creation of the Central Office of the Civil State (Oficina Central del Estado Civil), with civil registration headquarters in the capital city and one or more offices in each municipality. The registration of civil records was to be made in duplicate, and one of the original registers was to be sent annually to the Central Office for preservation. The civil records in this collection cover several municipalities (municipios) throughout the country and may include approximately 370,000 names. The birth of a child must be registered within 30 days of the birth. After that, it is considered a late registration and has penalties. However, to avoid the penalties, many children were not registered.
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===To Browse this Collection===
 
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Each civil registrar (Oficial del Estado Civil) is required to keep a duplicate registry of the original records of birth, marriage, divorce, and death. At the end of each year, the original registry, together with its corresponding index book, is sent to the Central Office of the Civil State. These civil registrations allow people to be identified as citizens and therefore able to receive governmental benefits in the future.
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The civil registration in the Dominican Republic is considered a great and reliable source for genealogical research. The records are written both in narrative style and in formatted records. Some records appear damaged; however, genealogical information may still be extracted.
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For a list of records by date or locality currently published in the Dominican Republic Civil Births collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1475794/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page
 
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Dominican Republic Civil Births" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo.}}  
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== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information is usually found in these records:
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{| border="1"
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Birth records'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriage records'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Death records'''
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| Name and gender of child
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| Date and place of marriage
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|Name and age of deceased (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)
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| Date, place, and time of birth
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| Names and ages of groom and bride
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|Marital status/spouse’s name of deceased
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| Child’s legitimacy
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| Marital status of groom and bride
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|Date, place and time of death
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| Parents’ names and ages
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| Parents’ names and ages
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|Cause of death
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| Parents’ occupation and residence
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| Groom’s residence
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| Parents’ of deceased
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| Grandparents’ names
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| Date of betrothal promise
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|Parents’ origin and residence
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|Date, place and time of registration
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| Witnesses’ names
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|Witnesses’ names
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|Registrant’s occupation and residence
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|Witnesses’ age, marital status and occupation
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|Informant’s name and age
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|Name of civil official and/or marriage officiator
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|Date, place, and time of registration
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| Informant’s marital status, occupation, origin and residence
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<br> [[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Collection Contents ==
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===  Sample Images ===
  
== Record Content  ==
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<gallery>
 
 
<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px" caption="Dominican Republic Civil Registration Record Examples">
 
 
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration Births (09-0260) DGS 4318870 147.jpg|Birth Record
 
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration Births (09-0260) DGS 4318870 147.jpg|Birth Record
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Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration (10-0144) (10-0145) Death DGS 4553125 81.jpg|Death Record
 
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration (10-0144) (10-0145) Marriage DGS 4553123 622.jpg|Marriage Record 1
 
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration (10-0144) (10-0145) Marriage DGS 4553123 622.jpg|Marriage Record 1
 
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration (10-0144) (10-0145) Marriage DGS 4553123 622 page 2.jpg|Marriage Record 2
 
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration (10-0144) (10-0145) Marriage DGS 4553123 622 page 2.jpg|Marriage Record 2
Image:Dominican Republic Civil Registration (10-0144) (10-0145) Death DGS 4553125 81.jpg|Death Record
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</gallery>
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'''Birth records usually contain the following information:'''
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
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*Your ancestor's given name and surname
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*Identifying information such as residence
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*Estimated marriage or birth year
  
*Date, place and time of registration
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=== Search The Index ===
*Registrant's occupation and residence
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Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1619814 Collection Page]. <br>
*Date, place and time of birth
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#Fill in the search boxes on the '''Collection Page''' with the information you have.<br>
*Name and gender of child
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#Click '''Search''' to show possible matches.
*Child’s legitimacy
 
*Parents’ names
 
*Parents’ occupations and residence
 
*Grandparents' names (sometimes)
 
  
'''Marriage records&nbsp; usually contain the following information:'''  
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=== View The Images ===
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View images for '''Dominican Republic Civil Registration, 1801-2010''' collection by visiting the
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[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1619814/waypoints Browse Page]. <br>
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# Select '''Province'''
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# Select '''Locality'''
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# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the images.
  
*Date and place of marriage
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View  images for '''Dominican Republic Births, 1801-2006''' collection by visiting the  
*Registrants' names (in this case the couple)
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[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1475794/waypoints Browse Page] '''<br>
*Groom’s age, marital status, and occupation
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#Select the '''Province'''
*Groom’s legitimacy
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#Select the '''Locality'''
*Groom's parents' names
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#Select the '''Volume and Year range''' which takes you to the images.
*Groom's residence
 
*Bride’s age and marital status
 
*Bride’s legitimacy
 
*Bride's parents' names
 
*Date of betrothal promise
 
*Witnesses’ names
 
*Witnesses’ age, marital status, and occupation
 
*Name of civil official
 
  
'''Death records usually contain the following information:'''
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
  
*Date, place and time of registration
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For help reading these Spanish records, see the following wiki articles:
*Registrant's name
 
*Registrant's age, marital status, occupation, origin, and residence
 
*Name of deceased
 
*Age, marital status and legitimacy of deceased
 
*Date, place and time of death
 
*Cause of death
 
*Parents of deceased
 
*Parents' origin and residence
 
*Witnesses' names
 
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
To begin your search you will need to know the following
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1619814 Dominican Republic Civil Registration, 1801-2010]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images}}
  
*Name
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
*Residence
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.<br><br>
*Date of the event
 
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
To search the Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010 collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Province"<br>⇒ Select the "Locality"<br> ⇒ Select the "Volume and Year Range" which takes you to the images<br>
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To learn more about using the information in civil records, view this lesson for free:
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/documentos-esenciales-para-buscar-a-sus-antepasados/587 Documentos esenciales para buscar a sus antepasados] - Spanish
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/421 Registros Civiles y Parroquiales] – Spanish
  
Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. Find your ancestor’s name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.  
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*For death records, the information in records is usually reliable, but depends upon the knowledge of the informant.  
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*For marriage and death records, your ancestors may have used shortened names or nicknames, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.  
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*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
 +
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
 +
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 +
*Use the marital status to identify previous marriages, that is, whether a divorce or death dissolved a previous marriage.
 +
*Witnesses often were relatives of the parents.
 +
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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*Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
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*Continue to search the indexes and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===
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*The birth of a child must be registered within 30 days of the birth. After that, it is considered a late registration and has penalties. Therefore, if parents knew they wouldn't meet the deadline, then to avoid the penalties, many children were not registered.
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*Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times. Transcription errors could also occur in any handwritten record.  And it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name. Click here for a list of [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/Lesson2/SpanishNameAbbreviations.pdf Spanish name abbreviations]
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*A boundary change could have occurred and the record of you ancestor is now in a neighboring state or region, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records: [[Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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*Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable: [[Dominican Republic Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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* If you get stuck and can’t read a document or you’re not sure where to go next in your research, you can ask for help through
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[https://www.facebook.com/HispanicGenealogy Hispanic Genealogy Research] community on Facebook is a page sponsored by FamilySearch and here you may also post a question or upload an image of a document for further assistance. The Hispanic Genealogy Research page is designed especially for those who have Hispanic ancestry but may not be fluent in Spanish. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed.  
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
The registration of birth, marriage, and death are a great source for extracting important genealogical information such as: dates, places, given names and surnames, residence of the parents, and sometimes the residences of the grandparents. Witnesses often were relatives of the parents. In order to find a record, it is necessary to know the name and year of the event of an ancestor. It is recommended to first search for the name in the corresponding register’s index.  
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo [General Archive of the Nation, Santo Domingo].}}<br><br>
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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== Related Websites  ==
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1475794/waypoints Dominican Republic, Births]
 
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Records
Collection years: 1801-2010
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registro Civil de la Republica Dominicana
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What is in the Collection?

This collection will include civil records from 1801 to 2006. The records include birth, marriage, and death certificates from various localities in the Dominican Republic and may include approximately 370,000 names.

The records are written both in narrative style and in formatted records. Some records appear damaged; however, genealogical information may still be extracted.

This is an ongoing active collection. Additional records will be added to this collection. Check the browse headers for the collection to determine current coverage. For a complete list of all the provinces contained in this collection, see the Provinces of the Dominican Republic - Civil Registration coverage table.

Reading These Records

These records are written in Spanish; see the section For Help Reading These Records for translation helps.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Dominican Republic, Births, 1801-2006.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

The following information is usually found in these records:

Birth records Marriage records Death records
Name and gender of child Date and place of marriage Name and age of deceased (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)
Date, place, and time of birth Names and ages of groom and bride Marital status/spouse’s name of deceased
Child’s legitimacy Marital status of groom and bride Date, place and time of death
Parents’ names and ages Parents’ names and ages Cause of death
Parents’ occupation and residence Groom’s residence Parents’ of deceased
Grandparents’ names Date of betrothal promise Parents’ origin and residence
Date, place and time of registration Witnesses’ names Witnesses’ names
Registrant’s occupation and residence Witnesses’ age, marital status and occupation Informant’s name and age
Name of civil official and/or marriage officiator Date, place, and time of registration
Informant’s marital status, occupation, origin and residence

Collection Contents

Sample Images

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Identifying information such as residence
  • Estimated marriage or birth year

Search The Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.

  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have.
  2. Click Search to show possible matches.

View The Images

View images for Dominican Republic Civil Registration, 1801-2010 collection by visiting the Browse Page.

  1. Select Province
  2. Select Locality
  3. Select Record Type and Years to view the images.

View images for Dominican Republic Births, 1801-2006 collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select the Province
  2. Select the Locality
  3. Select the Volume and Year range which takes you to the images.

For Help Reading These Records

For help reading these Spanish records, see the following wiki articles:

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

What Do I Do Next?

To learn more about using the information in civil records, view this lesson for free:

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • For death records, the information in records is usually reliable, but depends upon the knowledge of the informant.
  • For marriage and death records, your ancestors may have used shortened names or nicknames, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.
  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Use the marital status to identify previous marriages, that is, whether a divorce or death dissolved a previous marriage.
  • Witnesses often were relatives of the parents.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • Continue to search the indexes and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • The birth of a child must be registered within 30 days of the birth. After that, it is considered a late registration and has penalties. Therefore, if parents knew they wouldn't meet the deadline, then to avoid the penalties, many children were not registered.
  • Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times. Transcription errors could also occur in any handwritten record. And it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name. Click here for a list of Spanish name abbreviations
  • A boundary change could have occurred and the record of you ancestor is now in a neighboring state or region, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records: Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).
  • Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable: Dominican Republic Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).
  • If you get stuck and can’t read a document or you’re not sure where to go next in your research, you can ask for help through

Hispanic Genealogy Research community on Facebook is a page sponsored by FamilySearch and here you may also post a question or upload an image of a document for further assistance. The Hispanic Genealogy Research page is designed especially for those who have Hispanic ancestry but may not be fluent in Spanish. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo [General Archive of the Nation, Santo Domingo].

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010.


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 Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010.
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 Dominican Republic, Births, 1801-2006.


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