The birth of a child must be declared to the local government, which will draw up a birth certificate. This document can be recognized in Belgium if the certificate has been drawn up by the competent authority and in the form that is customary in the country.
The local birth certificate can be registered in the Belgian national register through the embassy.
The embassy strongly advises you to also transcribe the birth certificate into the current registers of the civil registry of a municipality in Belgium. You can then always obtain copies or extracts in Belgium in a simple manner. For more information about this, please refer to the Registration Certificates.
The registration at the embassy is done on the basis of a translated and legalized full copy of the birth certificate (Salinan Lengkap Akta Kelahiran) (see procedure for legalization of documents)