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The Saudi Civil Status issued a new decision regarding the registration of fathers and mothers for newborns, and their names.
According to the Saudi newspaper, “Okaz”, only fathers have the right to report and name newborns through the father’s “Absher” application.
Regarding the father’s registration mechanisms from his account on the “Absher” application, the decision confirmed several steps, including logging in to the “Absher” account, then choosing “Services” from the “My Services” tab, then choosing “Civil Status”, then choosing “Registration Service.” births.”
The decision stipulated that registering newborns electronically through “Absher” guarantees the delivery of documents to the home without the need to visit civil status offices.
The decision required the hospital where the birth took place, to take over the registration, even if he had to put the newborn to sleep for more than a month.
The decision noted that the issuance of the birth certificate should be from the “Civil Status” offices in the same place of birth.
Regarding the residents’ registration of their births, the decision stipulates that they must book an electronic appointment and review the Status Office to register the birth.
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