How to report a misplaced birth certificate through Absher?

Reporting a Lost Birth Certificate via Absher: Step-by-Step Guide

Introduction: It’s crucial to promptly report a lost or missing birth certificate to prevent potential misuse. Absher offers a convenient platform for reporting such incidents.

Precaution: Before reporting the loss, ensure thorough checks in all possible locations. Once reported, obtaining a new birth certificate is necessary. For guidance on applying for a birth certificate, refer to “How to apply for a birth certificate?”

Reporting Procedure:

  1. Create Absher Account:

  • If you don’t have an Absher account, register for one. Refer to the link “How to register for Absher?” for detailed instructions.
  1. Login to Absher:

  • Use your userID or Iqama number, password, and captcha code.
  • Enter the authentication code sent to your mobile number via SMS.
  1. Access Reporting Section:

  • Click on the “Services” button under the “My Services” tab.
  1. Select Civil Affairs:

  • Choose the “Civil Affairs” option from the available icons.
  1. Report Missing Documents:

  • Select the “report missing documents” tab.
  1. Choose Birth Certificate:

  • Opt for reporting a lost or missing birth certificate.
  1. Select Dependent:

  • If reporting your own birth certificate, click on the designated option.
  1. Provide Details:

  • Input information regarding the loss, including circumstances and date.
  • Confirm your commitment to safeguarding national documents and abiding by Civil Affairs Law.
  1. Confirmation:

  • Review the submitted information and affirm its accuracy.
  1. Finalization:

  • Upon confirmation, the system registers your lost birth certificate as “MISSING”.

Duplicate Certificate:

  • Visit the Ahwal e Madani office if the birth certificate was issued by Saudi Arabia, to obtain a duplicate copy for documentation purposes.