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Record collection Years covered Record type Language Who is in the records
Birth Certificates from the Registry of Births and Deaths (RBD) 1938-1984 Births English Births that were recorded at different registration centres, including City Council Birth Registration, hospitals, and police and constable stations. Also includes a register for late registrations. Birth and death records of Singapore are maintained by the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority.
Death Certificates from the Registry of Births and Deaths (RBD) 1872-1968 Deaths English Includes deaths, and still births, that were registered with the Registry of Birth and Death, and at police stations and hospitals. Birth and death records of Singapore are maintained by the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority.
Birth and Death Extracts Application System (eXtracts) 1872- onward Birth and Death English This includes births and deaths that were registered with the the Registry from 1872 and onward. These can be accessed by the public using the Online Birth and Death Extracts Application System (eXtracts).
British Armed Forces and Overseas Deaths and Burials, Singapore at FindMyPast - index and images ($) 1879-2005 Deaths and burials English Members of the British armed forces who died while serving their country overseas, British civilians who died while traveling or working overseas, and individuals (including seaman) who died at sea.
Registry of Marriage (ROM) Certificates and Notices 1859-1961 Marriage English Register of civil and Christian marriages.
Registry of Marriage Records Online Database 1961-onward Birth, baptism, marriage, death, and burial records English A paid online service to search for marriages in Singapore from 15 September 1961 and onward.

To search for earlier marriages, contact the Singapore National Archives

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