The Registry Office (hereinafter: the Office) was established in accordance with Article 1 of the Law on Amendments to the Law on Registry (Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia No. 98/08), which entered into force on 12 August 2008. year, as a body within the Ministry of Justice as a legal entity. The main competence of the Office in accordance with this Law is keeping the registers of births, marriages and deaths (manually and in electronic form), their protection and storage, issuing birth certificates, certificates, transcripts and copies based on the registers, conducting a procedure and compiling a report for a found child, restoring destroyed, damaged or missing registry books.
The registers of births, marriages and deaths record data related to the facts of birth, marriage and death of citizens of the Republic of Macedonia, regardless of whether they live or not in the Republic of Macedonia, as well as data related to the facts of birth, marriage and Death of foreigners and persons who do not have citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia and which occurred on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia. The Office is managed by a director, for a term of four years, who is appointed and dismissed by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia upon the proposal of the Minister of Justice.
The Registry Office in accordance with the Rulebook on Internal Organization is organized in three Sectors, as follows:
– Sector for administrative-supervisory affairs in the field of parent operations, planning and analysis , which has 4 departments ( Department for acting in administrative affairs in the field of parent operations , Department for project tasks, planning and analysis and international cooperation , Department for supervision over the main operations and communication with the Ministry of Interior and other state bodies and institutions , Department for normative-legal and administrative affairs ), 8 regional departments, 26 regional offices of the main operations departments and 239 local offices for main operations;
– Sector for financial issues , which has 4 departments: Department for budget coordination , Department for budget control , Department for accounting and payment and Department for public procurement
– Sector for information technology , which has 2 departments: Department for system and network administration and Department for software development and support .
Within the organizational structure of the Office, there are 2 departments: Department for Human Resources Management and Department for Internal Audit .