Ivory Coast, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil registration
Collection years: 1946-2011
Languages: French
Title in the Language: Côte d'ivoire, registres de l'état civil, 1946-2011
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This collection has been depublished due to rights issues. The collection may be republished in the future.

What is in This Collection?

This civil registration collection contains civil registration of birth, marriage, and death records from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Marriage supplements (dossiers de mariage) are also included. The records are written in French and span between the years 1920-2012.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:


  • Birth date
  • Name of child
  • Names of parents
  • Birth place


  • Names of husband and wife
  • Dates
  • Location


  • Name
  • Hometown
  • ID number


  • Name of deceased
  • Names of parents
  • Birth date
  • Death date

Collection Content

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of deceased
  • Birth date
  • Death date

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Department
  2. Select Commune
  3. Select Record Type and Year Range to view the images.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

Citing Family Search Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Ivory Coast, Civil Registration, 1920-2012

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

Citing This Collection

A citation is a note that shows where you found information. Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Using citations allows others to find the same records.

“Ivory Coast Civil Registration, 1920-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citingmultiple mairies.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.