The Dominican Republic Civil Registration Records 1801-2010 is a free collection at FamilySearch where users can browse through 3,426,801 free images in a database of “Images of births, marriages, and deaths. Includes some divorces and indexes. This collection is being published as images become available. These records were obtained from public access sources in the Dominican Republic and may be used for informational and research purposes only.”

These records are in Spanish. For translation helps, see FamilySearch translation tips.

Records may include the following types of information:

“Birth Records

  • Name and gender of child

  • Date, place, and time of birth

  • Child’s legitimacy

  • Parents’ names and ages

  • Parents’ occupation and residence

  • Grandparents’ names

  • Date, place and time of registration

  • Registrant’s occupation and residence”

“Marriage Records

  • Names and ages of bride and groom

  • Date and place of marriage

  • Marital status of bride and groom

  • Bride and groom’s residence

  • Parents’ names and ages

  • Date of betrothal promise

  • Witnesses’ name, age, marital status and occupation

  • Name of civil official and/or marriage officiator”

“Death Records

  • Name and age of deceased (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)

  • Marital status/spouse’s name of deceased

  • Date, place and time of death

  • Cause of death

  • Parents’ of deceased

  • Parents’ origin and residence

  • Witnesses’ names

  • Informant’s name and age, occupation.”

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