Chile's Civil Registry and Identification
Service is in charge of the Births, Marriages and Deaths Registers.
In these records are recorded the vital facts and legal proceedings
that originated them, provided that they have taken place inside
the territory of the Republic of Chile .
Notwithstanding, through an exceptional procedure, the law allows
the inscription of these facts and legal proceedings if they have
taken place abroad. This refers to Chileans or foreign residents
in Chile, or those who have been nationalized. For these purposes,
special Registers have been established
In the “X” Register the Chilean and Chilean's children
births, marriages and deaths that have occurred abroad are registered.
In the NER Register (an abbreviation formed by the initials of
“Nationalized” and “Resident Foreigner”
are registered the births, marriages and deaths occurred abroad,
in regard to foreign residents, in consideration of the nature
of the visa granted, or nationalized d these proceeding in both
Registers. Furthermore, this office will deal especially with
inquiries from nationalized or foreign residents in Chile, as
well as from any persons having an express interest.