CIVIL STATUS SYSTEM

Introduction

The Civil Status project is a state-of-the-art system designed to store and retrieve data through the largest database in the Sultanate known as the Civil Register. It includes data on births, deaths, marriages and divorces in the Sultanate. It also includes data on identity cards for Omanis and residence cards for residents.

The system links all 12 civil status directorates throughout the Sultanate. It is operated by a well-qualified cadre and backed by sophisticated computer systems. The system makes sure that the applications are speedily processed for the convenience of the applicants.

Civil Register

Objectives of The Civil Register

Given the vision of the General Directorate of Civil Status to be the national source of civil events that enhances comprehensive development of the Sultanate, and in accordance with its objectives of recording such civil events, the objectives of the Civil Register are summed up as follows:

The Importance of Civil Register

For the Citizen and Residents: