Can you check death records online?

Can you check death records online?


The General Directorate of Civil Registration, Identification and Identification (DIGERCIC), has as its institutional mission “To provide comprehensive identification services of persons and registration of civil acts and events through physical and electronic means, ensuring transparency, quality, security and timely use of information, thus contributing to Good Living”.

In order to improve user satisfaction, DIGERCIC implements a portal through which citizens can obtain electronic certificates of birth, de facto union and marriage in a timely manner, accessing them from any point with internet access. These services contribute to the environment with the use of electronic documents.

This document allows the user / citizen to learn about the functionalities that the Web Portal has from: creating an access account, obtaining certificates of facts and civil acts with various forms of payment, validation of certificates and obtaining electronic invoicing.

Death certificate pdf

The content of civil registration records is very similar to that of Catholic parish records, with the added benefit that almost all persons, Catholic and non-Catholic, are registered in civil registries. The following paragraphs discuss the birth, marriage and death records of the civil registry.

After civil registration was established, all marriages, even those performed by ecclesiastical authorities, were required to be registered by civil authorities. The performance of a civil marriage ceremony was part of the registration. Marriages or marriages were usually registered at the bride’s residence.

A marriage record contains the names of the bride and groom; their ages, residence, and places of birth; and the names and places of birth of the parents of the bride and groom.

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A death certificate contains the name, age, and place of birth of the deceased, and sometimes the date of birth, marital status, occupation, cause of death, and place of burial. The names of the deceased’s parents, spouse and children are also listed.

Online Death Certificate

Cremations, burials and embalmments may only be performed if at least 12 hours have elapsed since the death and within 48 hours of the death. Cremations and burials may be authorized outside these time periods in the following cases:

In case of transferring corpses from other places, both the original act of the interested party or certified copy of the death certificate issued by the Civil Registry of the place where the death occurred and the transfer permit by the authorizing health sector are required.

In case of transfers, the death certificate is drawn up in the place where the death occurred and the burial or cremation order will be issued at the Civil Registry Office corresponding to the place where the body is to be buried or cremated.


In a task coordinated by the Municipality of the district of San Cristóbal, the collaboration of the Government of Alto Paraná and the Departmental Coordination of the REC under the direction of Abg. María Magdalena Riveros, and members of the Legal Clinic in charge of Abg. Brizzy Chequera, and Abg. Nelly Narváez of the University Extension of the Law School (UCA) who assisted more than a hundred people with their registration processes.

Multidisciplinary service days organized by the Ministry of Women, through the Ciudad Mujer Mobile Program were developed with massive attendance of beneficiaries in the districts of Mariscal José Félix Estigarribia and Filadelfia in the department of Boquerón.

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With the participation of officials and authorities of the Civil Status Registry, a brief and illustrative talk took place to promote the prevention and awareness of prostate cancer and nutrition in people with diabetes.

Within the framework of the Agreement signed between the General Directorate of the Civil Registry (DGREC), in charge of Mr. Ariel Centurión, and the National Secretariat of Culture (SNC), technical officials of the National Archive conducted a survey of the state of the books of births, marriages and deaths records at the Civil Registry Headquarters (REC).