In order to register a child under 18 years of age in the Croatian Birth Registry an application may be submitted by a legal representative provided that at the time of the child’s birth, one of the parents was a Croatian citizen.
Applications can be submitted by parents through the Embassy or directly at the Registry Office in Croatia according to the place of residence/address of the Croatian citizen parent (a list of registry offices is available at www.uprava.hr ). If the parent(s) is/are not in a position to travel to Croatia they can assign power of attorney to a relative/friend who can file the application on their behalf in Croatia.
The application form (available at the Embassy when applying) must be accompanied by the following:
The average duration of proceedings from when the application is submitted through the Embassy until the registration of the child is 3 to 6 months. The same procedure in the Registrar's Office in Croatia can be made the same day.
Fee: 29 GBP
The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents while conducting legally obligatory proceedings related to each request filed.