Birth [fr]

Your child was born in South Africa. In order to facilitate administrative procedures throughout his/her life, you are advised to list his/her birth on the French Civil Status register.

Local regulations require you to conduct the administrative declaration of birth before the local authorities.

A birth may be registered at the Consulate:
- by declaration, within 30 days following the birth;
- or by transcription.

If the child is French because of at least one of his parents, it is requested that you declare or transcribe the birth at the appropriate Consulate. There is no time limit for transcription.

The procedure depends on the marital status of the parents
- married parents;
- non-married parents.

To schedule an appointment contact us on : etat-civil.le-cap-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr. Please note that appointments can only be booked by email.

publié le 23/03/2017

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