Civil State

Please follow the instructions as precisely as possible to provide all documents needed for your applications. The same procedures here-under mentioned still apply. Click on the desired tab below to view application requirements.

Click to Open – Birth Registration

  • Download and complete the form Here Birth Registration Form (3127) (In Arabic)
  • The Family Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي) confirming the registration of the marriage
  • Enclose a self-stamped addressed envelope to return the original birth certificate
  • If the mother is non-Lebanese, a copy of the marriage certificate and passport is required


Click to Open – Marriage Registration

  • Download and complete the form Here Marriage Registration Form (3672) (In Arabic and English)
  • The original marriage certificate
  • A copy of the Family or Individual Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي أو إفرادي)  or the Lebanese I.D. card
  • Enclose a self-stamped addressed envelope to return the original marriage certificate
  • If the spouse is non-Lebanese, copies of his/her detailed birth certificate and passport is required


Click to Open – Divorce Registration

  • Download and complete the form Here Divorce Registration Form (1492)
  • The Family Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي) confirming the registration of the marriage
  • Enclose a self-stamped addressed envelope to return the original divorce certificate
  • Fees in the amount of £33 in cash if applying in person at the consulate or a postal order payable to the Lebanese Embassy if applying by email
  • If the spouse is non-Lebanese, a copy of the marriage certificate is required

It is advisable to give a power of attorney to finalise the documents at the competent authorities in Lebanon.


Click to Open – Death Registration

  • Download and complete the form Here Death Registration Form (1893)
  • A copy of the Family Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي)
  • The Lebanese passport of the deceased should be turned over to this Consulate for cancellation
  • Enclose a self-stamped addressed envelope to return the original death certificate
  • If the deceased is non-Lebanese, a copy of the marriage certificate is required


Click to Open – Naturalisation of Wife

  • The Family Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي) confirming the registration of the marriage and issued over a year after the registration.
  • 3 copies of the husband’s Individual Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد إفرادي).
  • 3 copies of the husband’s valid Lebanese passport (ignore the blank pages)
  • 3 copies of the wife’s valid passport bearing the husband’s surname
  • 3 copies of the marriage certificate
  • 3 copies of the wife’s detailed birth certificate
  • The above documents can be sent by post, however both partners are required to attend the consulate and sign in the presence of the consular officer
  • Fees in the amount of £15 in cash is required upon attendance at the consulate


Click to Open – Translation of the Lebanese I.D. and official documents

The Lebanese I.D., the Individual Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد إفرادي), the Family Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي), the birth certificate, the marriage certificate, and the divorce certificate can be translated at the Consulate.

  • The original document
  • A letter showing the spelling of the names in English
  • Fees in the amount of £15 per document, in cash, if done in person at the Consulate or a postal order payable to the Lebanese Embassy if done by post.
  • Please note that, both marriage and birth certificates should be legalised from both the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants.