Changes to civil status such as births, deaths and marriages of the Algerian nationals who reside in the South Pacific Countries should be registered at the Algerian Embassy in Canberra as soon as possible after the event.
Fellow citizens who are not registered at the Embassy can apply for the registration of births, deaths and marriages. The applicant must be in possession of a proof of his/her Algerian nationality and identity. In this regards, the only documents accepted are: the Algerian passport, the National Identity Card or the Military Card with a photo.
The documents required for the birth registration are:
The marriage of an Algerian citizen solemnised in a Registration Office in the South Pacific Countries can be registered at the Algerian Embassy in Canberra. A family book is issued after registration.
The documents required for this purpose are:
Obtaining Birth and Marriage Certificate
Algerian nationals may obtain a birth or marriage certificate, by providing the family book or a copy of a previous birth or marriage certificate issued at the Algerian Embassy in Canberra.
Obtaining the Special Birth Certificate “12S”
The special birth certificate “12S” necessary for the biometric passport application can be obtained, by:
In the case of a divorce in the South Pacific Countries, an enforcement of judgment (exequatur du jugement de divorce) must be obtained from the Tribunal in Algeria, only if the marriage is already registered by our office.
“Exequatur d'un jugement”: is a Court order, by an Algerian judge, which makes enforceable, judgments or rulings of any of the South Pacific countries Tribunals, on the Algerian Territory.
Death Registration and Transfer of the Remains
One of the main tasks of the Algerian Embassy is to provide assistance to families of Algerian Nationals who pass away abroad. The Embassy is committed to assist families in making arrangements with local authorities for the preparation and transfer to Algeria of the remains of the deceased, in accordance with the family's wishes and local as well as Algerian regulations.
To obtain the "Authorisation de Transfert de corps", the following documents are required:
The insurance company SAPS (Société d’Assurance de Prévoyance et de Santé), proposes an insurance contract for the repatriation to Algeria of the remains of a deceased Algerian citizen residing abroad. This insurance, called (Assurance rapatriement de corps), ensures the repatriation of the remains of the insured deceased person from the country of residence to the place of burial in Algeria. For more information on this insurance, please visit the website of the SAPS at http://www.saps.dz.