• Algerian parent (s) must report the birth of a newborn to the Consulate General of Algeria in the country of birth;
  • 12-s is an extract of a birth certificate, it is compulsory for the issuance of a biometric passport or ID card;
  • The marriage in the United States of an Algerian National must be registered at the Consulate General of Algeria in New York. A family book (livret de famille) is issued after registration & is free of charge;
  • All related documents can be filed in person or by mail;
  • Applications sent by mail should be accompanied by a Priority Mail return envelope from USPS for a faster and safer return of your documents;
  • Incomplete applications sent by mail will not be accepted and will be returned to the sender.

Please, select from the following :


FOR AN APPLICANT BORN IN ALGERIA


You can get it:

  1. Online through the Ministry of the Interior website (read more about how to apply online for 12s);
  2. Or from the Town Hall of your place of birth (applying in person or by power of attorney issued by the consulate).

For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us


FOR AN APPLICANT BORN IN USA


Required documents

  • Application form duly completed and signed;
  • Original or certified copy of the applicant's full birth certificate issued by the State Health Vital Records Office (We do not accept certificates without the time of birth);
  • A copy of the applicant's proof of Algerian nationality and identity (Passport or National ID or Consular card or Military card)(if minor, parent's Algerian ID);
  • Family Book (if available).

Make sure, the first and last name of the parents shown on the child’s birth certificate is the same as it appears on the Algerian Civil Status register.


For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us


FOR AN APPLICANT BORN IN ANOTHER COUNTRY


Required documents

  • Application form duly completed and signed;
  • Original or certified copy of the applicant's full birth certificate issued by the country of Birth;
  • A copy of the applicant's proof of Algerian nationality and identity (Passport or National ID or Consular card or Military card)(if minor, parent's Algerian ID);
  • Copy of the Family Book (if available).

Make sure, the first and last name of the parents shown on the child’s birth certificate is the same as it appears on the Algerian Civil Status register.


For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us



In the event of the death of an Algerian in the United States of America, the Consulate General guides and assists the family of the deceased in the administrative formalities for the transfer of the mortal remains to Algeria which is (Paperwork) dealt with by the Funeral Services appointed by the deceased's family or relatives.

The Consulate General proceeds with the transcription and the issuance of an Algerian death certificate as well as the Authorisation for the transfer of the remains "Autorisation de Transfert de corps".

Required documents

  • Death report duly completed and signed;
  • Birth certificate of the deceased;
  • Medical letter issued by the department of health (non-infection or non-communicable disease);
  • Original death certificate issued by the US authorities;
  • Embalming certificate issued by the funeral services;
  • Transit permit issued by the City Hall;
  • A certificate stating that the body has been laid out according to Muslim rituals;
  • A copy of the deceased proof of Algerian nationality and identity (Passport or National ID or Consular card or Military card);
  • Airway bill (flight itinerary);
  • Family Book (if available).

Make sure, the first and last names of the deceased and his parents shown on the death certificate are the same as they appear on the Algerian Civil Status register.


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Required documents

  • Death report duly completed and signed;
  • Birth certificate of the deceased;
  • The original death certificate issued by the US authorities;
  • A copy of the deceased proof of Algerian nationality and identity (Passport or National ID or Consular card or Military card);
  • Family Book (if available).

Make sure, the first and last names of the deceased and his parents shown on the death certificate are the same as they appear on the Algerian Civil Status register.


For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us


DIVORCE REGISTRATION


Regardless of the place of marriage, a divorce pronounced in the United States of America or by any other foreign judicial authority, cannot produce its effects in Algeria if it is not recognized by an Algerian court.

The procedure of recognition is called "Exequatur" and it is conducted in Algeria by the applicant who may be represented by a lawyer.


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MARRIAGE REGISTRATION


Required documents

  • Descriptive form duly completed and signed;
  • Original American marriage certificate;
  • A copy of the applicant's proof of Algerian nationality and identity (Passport or National ID or Consular card or Military card);
  • Original birth certificate of both spouses (less than three months old);

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MARRIAGE REGISTRATION


Required documents

  • Descriptive form duly completed and signed;
  • Original American marriage certificate;
  • A copy of the applicant's proof of Algerian nationality and identity (Passport or National ID or Consular card or Military card);
  • Original birth certificate of both spouses (less than three months old for the Algerian National);

For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us


CORRECTION OF ERRORS ATTRIBUTED IN THE


Submitting the documents referred to below, does not rule out the possibility of a judicial investigation if the judge deems it necessary.

Required documents

  • Application form duly completed and signed;
  • Original birth certificate of the concerned issued by the place of birth (to be translated into Arabic in the case issued in a foreign language);
  • A copy of the concerned birth certificate containing such error;
  • If available, official documents containing the identity used by the concerned such as (school certificates, a copy of the identification card, a copy of the passport, a work certificate ....);


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CORRECTION OF ERRORS ATTRIBUTED IN THE


Submitting the documents referred to below, does not rule out the possibility of a judicial investigation if the judge deems it necessary.

Required documents

  • Application form duly completed and signed;
  • Original marriage certificate of the applicant issued by the place of marriage (to be translated into Arabic in the case issued in a foreign language);
  • A copy of the applicant's marriage certificate containing such error;
  • Original birth certificate of the husband and wife bearing all annotations, including the marriage statement, when the mistake is related to the identity of the spouses.

For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us


CORRECTION OF ERRORS ATTRIBUTED IN THE


Submitting the documents referred to below, does not rule out the possibility of a judicial investigation if the judge deems it necessary.

Required documents

  • Application form duly completed and signed;
  • Original death certificate of the deceased issued by the place of death (to be translated into Arabic in the case issued in a foreign language);
  • Copy of the deceased death certificate containing such error;
  • Original birth certificate of the deceased;
  • Original birth certificate of the applicant and proof of his relationship to the deceased;
  • Original marriage certificate of the deceased, if he was married.

For further information about this service, please do not hesitate to contact us

 


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