In accordance with § 1 sec.1 Law. no 300 / 93 Z.z. it is necessary that the statement on behalf of the child is signed by both parents (mother signed message about the birth in hospital, father in taking child’s birth certificate at the Register Office).
To obtain birth certificate at the Registry Office it is required to submit the following documents:
- If the child’s parents are married, the mother need not to come and father must come and present original marriage certificate + ID card (ID) of both parents
- mother divorced and by that decree passed more than 300 days before childbirth,
- and don’t wants to determine paternity come and personally submit the ID + final judgment of divorce
- and wants to determine paternity come and personally with a biological father present and submit ID + final judgment of divorce + ID of biological father
- if mother is divorced and by that decree passed less than 300 days before the birth of a child she can not determine the paternity of the child’s biological father. The birth certificate will be registered as the father of a former spouse, who must sign the agreement on behalf of. It can be replaced and consensual declaration on behalf of the notary or in another register office. If he refuses to sign the agreement on behalf of the child’s name, birth certificate will be issued with no name just a child’s surname. Mother submits: ID + marriage certificate + final judgment of divorce + (agreement on behalf of the father).
Only after the denial of paternity on the competent courts will be possible to draw up a report on paternity of the biological father. Both parents must come and present ID + final judgment of divorce
- If the mother is single:
- and does not want to determine paternity, will come alone and present ID + (birth certificate)
- and wants to determine paternity, both parents will come with ID + (birth certificate)
- If the parents have signed statement of paternity before child’s birth, it is enough when father comes to
submit IDs of both parents .
Registry documents may be issued only to parents of the child. In exceptional cases, they are issued to a third party who submits the above documents, officially certified power of attorney with a favorable statement on behalf of the father of the child.