Registration of the birth of a child in the occupied territory

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Registration of the birth of a child in the occupied territory

For more than 2 years, Ukraine has been fighting for its independence from the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation.

During this significant period, our state was able to recapture certain territories from the aggressor, however, at this time, a large number of Ukrainians still lived in their homes in the temporarily occupied territories (hereinafter occupied territory).

They try to adapt to the modern realities of life in such territories, create full-fledged families, and continue their family by having children.

However, most Ukrainians have a question: how can the registration of the birth of a child be carried out in the occupied territory, if there are no Ukrainian authorities in such territories, and the person has the desire to carry out this entire process according to the laws of Ukraine?

In this informative article, we will try to reveal the specifics of this issue.

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How to register the birth of a child on occupied territory?

Currently, Ukrainian legislation determines that the registration of birth certificates of a child born in the temporarily occupied territories is carried out by the parents or, in the event of their absence (death), by close relatives or other authorized persons using such a method as:

  • in such a case, to register the birth of a child in the occupied territories, it is necessary to apply to the judicial authorities to establish the fact of the birth of a child in the occupied territoryand, based on this decision, already carry out state registration.

What list of documents must be submitted to the court?

In addition to the application to establish the fact of the birth of the child, the following package of documents should also be submitted to the court:

  • copies of documents confirming the birth of a child (for example, a birth certificate issued by the occupying power, a medical certificate, or any other document confirming the birth of a child);
  • copies of RNOCPP and passport of a citizen of Ukraine (parents);
  • if the child’s parents officially registered the marriage, a copy of the marriage certificate must also be submitted;
  • other documents and evidence from which the fact of the birth of the child can be seen.

Individuals can apply to judicial authorities by submitting documents in electronic format through the “Electronic Court” system or through the representation of a person’s interests by a lawyer, which allows to implementation of this issue without the personal presence of citizens.

If you still have questions about registering the birth of a child at the occupied territory, then in such a situation, the help of the Prikhodko and Partners law office will be more appropriate than ever.

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