• OTHER CONSULAR SERVICES


    NOTARIZATION OF SIGNATURE
    (POWER OF ATTORNEY, AUTHORIZATION OR STATEMENT)

    Notarization of signature on private documents (power of attorney, authorization or statement) is done at the Consulate General based on a valid Serbian passport; private document is signed in the presence of the Consular Services Associate who subsequently notarizes the signature on such a document.
     
    If the request is being sent by mail, signature on the private document must be notarized by a Notary Public.  Along with such a document it is necessary to send in a photo-copy of a valid Yugoslav passport as well as a pre-addressed return envelope with affixed return postage.
     
    EXAMPLES OF STATEMENTS AND AUTHORIZATIONS:

    -  Statement of the Successor (Inheritor), ‘I accept…’ (PDF format)       
    -  Statement of the Successor (Inheritor), ‘I wave the right…’  (PDF format)
    -  Statement of the Successor (Inheritor), ‘I accept and wave the right…’ (PDF format)
    -  Statement of Admission of Paternity (PDF format)
    -  Authorization (PDF format)
    -  Authorization regarding motorized vehicle (PDF format)
    -  Authorization for Dissolution of Marriage (PDF format)

    OBTAINING DOCUMENTS FROM THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
    If you require documents from the Republic of Serbia, we wish to inform you that Embassy of Serbia in Nairobi can obtain the following documents:
    Birth Certificates (excerpts from the Register of Vital Statistics – Births)(PDF format)
    Marriage Certificates (excerpts from the Register of Vital Statistics – Marriages) (PDF format)
    Death Certificates (excerpts from the Register of Vital Statistics – Deaths)(PDF format)
    Proof of Citizenship (PDF format)

    Annotations:

    Along with the request one must submit photocopies of all available documents from the Republic of Serbia; Consular taxes are 43e and are non-refundable.

    REGISTERING BIRTH OF A CHILD
     
    In order to report birth of a child born in Kenya, in order that it can be entered into the Register of Births and the Register of Citizens of the Republic of Serbia, it is necessary to submit following documents:
    Completed request form (PDF format) for registry into the Register of Births of the Republic of Serbia signed by both parents whose signatures must be notarized by Notary Public;
    Original or a certified copy of Kenyan Birth Certificate and translated into Serbian language;
    Photocopies of the Proof of Citizenship of the Republic of Serbia or of Yugoslav passports of parents;
    Excerpt from the Vital Statistics – Marriages (Marriage Certificate) if the child is legitimate (for marriages solemnized in USA it is mandatory to register marriage at this Consulate General) or statement of admission of paternity if the child was born out of wedlock.

    Annotation:
    It is mandatory for parents, during their first visit to the Republic of Serbia, to check with the Registrar’s Office that they have entered child’s birth into their records as well as to report child’s residence.
    Original documents will be sent to the Registrar in the Republic of Serbia and will not be returned to client.


    REGISTERING THE  MARRIAGE

    In order for the marriage officiated in Kenya to be entered in the Register of Vital Records - Marriages of the last place of residence in the Republic of Serbia, it is necessary to provide the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Nairobi with the following documents:
         
    Completed request forms (PDF format) for the registration of marriage signed by both spouses;
    Original or Certified copy of Kenyan Marriage Certificate;
    Original or Certified copy of Marriage License;
    Translation of both above documents into Serbian;
    Photocopies of proof of citizenship of the Republic of Serbia or the photocopy of Serbian passports for both spouses;

    Annotation:

    If this is not the first marriage for the spouses, it is necessary to submit a certified copy of the birth certificate from the office of Registrar of Vital Records in the Republic of Serbia, in which under ‘annotations’ it  states that the previous marriage has been dissolved.
    During their first return to the Republic of Serbia, it is mandatory for spouses to check with the Registrar’s office if their marriage has been entered into the Register of Vital Records – Marriages. 

    Original documents will be sent to the Registrar of Vital Records in the Republic of Serbia and will not be returned to the client.