Nicaragua - Obtain Death Certificate

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  1. You can request for copies of a death certificate in person at the Registry Office. Make sure that you bring a valid identification in case the registry officer will need to verify your identity.
  2. When you submit your request at the Registry Office make sure that you have provided these important details which will make searching for the record easier:
    1. names and surnames of the deceased
    2. place and date of birth
    3. place and date of death
    4. parents name
  3. Pay for the certificate.
  4. Your application will be processed immediately, and if the record can be found on the database the certificate may be issued on the same day.

If you are outside Nicaragua

You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest Nicaraguan Embassy in the country you are currently staying. The Embassy's consular section will be able to help process your request to obtain a death certificate.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed request to obtain a certificate
  • Copy of the death certificate issued by the municipal registry
  • Valid identification

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Consejo Supremo Electoral
Contiguo a Metrocentro
Managua, Nicaragua.
Tel. 1800-1273

Nicaraguan Embassies and Consulates



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Death Certificate: one hundred cordobas


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Processing Time[edit]

Requests for certificates are processed immediately, and if the record can be found on the database the certificate may be issued on the same day.

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Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Nationality
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Name of parents


Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information on how to obtain a death certificate in Nicaragua.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

A copy of the original death certificate is often needed to be presented in the following cases:

  • claiming life insurance benefits;
  • Claiming pensions
  • Settling estates

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