Registration of a deceased person in Croatia

To register death of a Croatian citizen in the Croatian Registry the following documentation should be provided:

  • Original Death Certificate from the respective registry office in Australia/New Zealand with Apostille seal and certified translation in Croatian¬†
  • proof of Croatian citizenship for the deceased as well as an identification document of the deaceased (if the deceased had a Croatian passport or ID Card, they should also be submitted with the applicaiton for cancellation).

Please note that registration of death is possible only upon completion of all prior registrations related to changes of status or name of the deceased (eg. marriage, divorce, name change etc.).