In order to register a child under 18 years of age in the Croatian Birth Registry an application may be submitted by a legal representative provided that at the time of the child’s birth, one of the parents was a Croatian national.
The list of Croatian Registry Offices is available on https://uprava.gov.hr/maticni-uredi-u-rh/1603 or
If the parent(s) is/are not in a position to travel to Croatia, a parent who is Croatian national may assign power of attorney to a relative/friend who can lodge the application on their behalf in Croatia at the one of the above mentioned Registry Offices in Croatia.
The application form (available at the Embassy when applying) must be accompanied by the following:
The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents while conducting legally binding proceedings related to each request submitted.
The average duration of proceedings from when the application is submitted through the Embassy until the registration of the child is 3 to 6 months. The same procedure in the Registrar's Office in Croatia can be made the same day.
Fee: 35 EUR (per each document - Domovnica and Croatian Birth Certificate)