Namibia: Private Hospitals to Issue Birth Certificates

Published: 7/Feb/2018
Source: New Era

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration has extended its birth registration office to private hospitals to ensure all births in the country are documented. The ministry introduced timely birth registration in 2008 and since then the birth registration centres were only available in public hospitals and only babies born in specific hospitals obtained birth certificates from the ministry.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: Southern Africa, Namibia
Year: 2018