When applying for a marriage license, passport, or even a visa to travel abroad, you might be required to submit a Certified Birth Certificate for Russia. Although all Russian citizens are issued with short form (abridged) birth certificates, the only legal document they can use for travelling and other official use is the Certified Birth Certificate for Russia or long-form birth certificate. On this page, you will learn more about what this certificate is and how we can help you obtain a copy of your vital document.
What is a Certified Birth Certificate for Russia?
A Certified Birth Certificate for Russia is a copy of the entry in the birth register which details information on both biological parents of an individual. Russian birth certificates are Government certified documents that contain stamps or seals indicating their authenticity. The Russian birth certificate is a vital record that contains the following information:
- Birth name(s)
- Date and time of birth
- Birth registration number
- Particulars of both biological parents
Who needs to apply for a Russian Full Birth Certificate?
Your Russian Birth Certificate is an official public record, and as such, you might need to produce this document when applying for:
- Passports (паспорт)
- Police Certificates (Полицейское свидетельство)
- Insurance (страхование)
- Personal Identification
- Visas (виза)
What is the turnaround time for obtaining a Certified Birth Certificate for Russia?
In general, it takes anywhere between three and six weeks for a full birth certificate to be issued. This lead time is also dependent on the fact that you provide us with as much as possible details about your (or your child’s birth), including place of birth and details of both biological parents. In rare cases, it can take up to 8 weeks for these certificates to be issued.
How we can assist you
If you need to obtain a Russian birth certificate, we can help take the stress out of the equation. We are a team of legal document experts that also offer apostil services to help authenticate documents for legal use abroad. You can get in touch with us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with obtaining your legal documents!