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General Register Office
What you need to do when a child is born
How to apply for an entry/certificate of entry in the Register of Gender Recognition
What you need to do when somebody dies
Information on registration of marriages
Information on registration of Civil Partnerships
Information on registration of a Stillbirth
Who we are, What we do
Contact Information for the General Register Office
Research Information
How to apply for certificates online or by post
English site - GRO panel

 Data Policy


The Civil Registration Service administers Ireland's system of civil registration. A person is required by law to provide personal data to register a life event (birth, stillbirth, death or marriage) and personal data may be exchanged with other public bodies and public authorities where provided by law. A person is required to provide personal data when applying for certificates of vital events and for searches of indexes to the civil registers. The data policy of the Civil Registration Service is available here or in hard copy on request.