Mauritius Civil Registration
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Historical Background Civil Registration in Mauritius dates back to the 18th century. The Central Civil Status Office in Port Louis holds records as far back as 1812 and the older ones that are of interest to genealogists are kept at the National Archives in the DBM Complex, Industrial Zone, Coromandel.
- History of Mauritius Civil Status Division 1715 - current]
- Civil Status Offices all Districts of Mauritius includes contact information and addresses
Research use: A primary source of information.
Record type: Births, marriages, and deaths.
Time period: 1790-1930
Contents: Birth – name, birth date and place, parents’ names, father’s occupation and residence. Marriages – name of bride and groom, their places of residence and date of marriage, parents’ names and residence. Death – name, death date and place, residence at time of death.
Location: Registration offices on the various islands.
Percentage in Family History Library: Near complete pre-1930 collection.
Population coverage: Estimated at 55%.
- How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
- Civil Registration
- Civil Registration Mauritius Indexes
Civil Status Division 7th Flr Emmanual Anquetil Bldg Port Louis. Tel : 2012279 Fax : 00230 2112420 Email :email@example.com
- Civil Status Services Hours of Business indexes
- Districts of Mauritius: Port-Louis, Pamplemousses, Riviere du Rempart, FlacQ, Moka, PlaineWilhems, Black River, Grand Port, Savanne, Dependencies addresses
Reliability: Recognized as an official record.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Western Indian Ocean,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990, 2000.