Death

After the death of a person he/she should be registered in the death register. This procedure is carried out in the municipality the person had died or if the person died out of the territory of Kosovo the registration is done in the person’s last residence in Kosovo.

There are several cases of death registrations:

  • Registration of death that occurred inside the health institutions (hospital) within the Kosovo territory
  • Registration of death that occurred outside the health institutions (hospital) within the Kosovo territory
  • Registration of death that occurred outside the Kosovo territory in foreign countries
  • Registration before 1 January 2000 of the people, who died violently and were buried without discharge paper of the hospital.

More information about the documents that should be presented when registering a death can be found in the documents “Death registration form and procedure”.
The request form can be downloaded here or it can be taken in registrar offices.
The term for answering the request is 1-2 days after which the Death Certificate is issued.