Everyday life

Civil status

You will find below information on the most common civil status procedures.

  • Request for a full copy or extract of an act
  • Family booklet
  • Recognition of a child
  • Birth of a child
  • Civil marriage
  • Civil solidarity pact (Pacs)
  • Deaths

For more information on any civil status procedure, the civil status department is at your disposal.


Request for a full copy or extract of an act

Do you need a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate?

-> The conditions for issuing and reproducing these documents are governed by law.
    Consult the service beforehand @docs to verify if you are entitled to access it.

You can request a full copy or an extract by going to the town hall with your ID or via the online service :

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Civil status records


Family booklet

The family booklet is an official document issued at the birth of the 1st child.er child or at the time of the civil marriage. It presents extracts of civil status records of the members of a family. It must be provided to the civil registrar on the occasion of any event occurring after its issuance (parents' marriage, birth, adoption, divorce, death, etc.).

The family booklet also contains texts on family law.

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Family booklet


Recognition of a child

You are not married and you want to recognize your child?

For the mother, it is sufficient that her name be indicated in the birth certificate. For the father, the recognition is necessary to establish the link of filiation with the child. If the couple is married, the father does not need to acknowledge his child.

For establish recognitionPlease come to the town hall with :

  • Proof of identity (national identity card or passport),
  • Proof of address or residence (dated less than 3 months).

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Recognition of a child (unmarried couple)


Birth of a child

Are you going to be a parent soon?

The declaration of birth is mandatory. It must be made at the town hall of the place of birth by a person who attended the birth within 5 days following the day of delivery (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays).

For declare the birth of a childintroduce yourself at the town hall of the place of birth with :

  • Medical certificate of delivery,
  • Declaration of choice of name (if the parents do this),
  • Acknowledgement (if it was established before the birth),
  • Proof of domicile or residence dated less than 3 months (if there was no recognition established before the birth),
  • Parents' identity documents (national identity cards or passports),
  • Family record book to register the child (if the parents already have a family record book).

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Declaration of birth


Civil marriage

Do you want to get married in Val-d'Isère ?

Before Create your civil marriage filecheck that you answer well with the legal provisions of the Civil Code:

Civil Code - Chapter II - Article 165: "The marriage will be celebrated publicly during a republican ceremony by the civil registrar of the municipality in which one of the spouses, or one of their parents, will have his or her domicile or residence on the date of publication."

If this is the case, you can download the civil marriage file which you will complete in full and to which you will attach all the required documents (download the summary list).

-> The file must be submitted in full to the town hall at least 1 month before the desired celebration date. The registrar will then contact you in order to arrange a meeting later to proceed with the last necessary administrative steps and to validate with you the organization of the ceremony.

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Wedding in France


Civil solidarity pact (Pacs)

You wish to conclude, modify or dissolve a Pacs?
In all cases, it is important to take prior knowledge of the explanatory note.

 

Conclusion of a Pacs

Important your Pacs can be registered at the town hall of your common residence or at a notary. The following procedure concerns only the case of a Pacs conclusion at the town hall.

For conclude a civil solidarity pact (Pacs)In order to get the best deal, you must meet certain conditions, complete a joint declaration and draw up an agreement.

-> New: You can make a pre-application for the conclusion of a Pacs online. This service allows you to prepare the process by making a pre-filing online.

You must complete and attach the following documents:

  • Joint declaration of conclusion of a Pacs
  • Pacs agreement (you can use the standard Pacs agreement or write your own agreement - ask for information from a notary in the second case),
  • Copy of the identity documents of the partners (national identity cards or passports),
  • Birth certificate of each spouse (dated less than 3 months),
  • Proof of residence in Val-d'Isère in the name of one of the spouses (dated less than 3 months),

-> The file must be submitted complete at the town hall. The civil registrar will then contact you to arrange an appointment for the actual conclusion of your Pacs. Both partners will have to be present at this appointment, with their identity papers.

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Getting married and Effects of a Pacs

 

Modification of a Pacs

Important You must contact the civil status office that registered your initial Pacs (Town Hall, Court, Notary, Consulate or Embassy). The following procedure concerns only the case of the modification of a Pacs initially registered at the Town Hall.  

You are in a civil union and you want to change the rules of your life together?

-> To modify your civil solidarity pact (Pacs), you must both agree. You can freely modify your Pacs, provided that the essential rules are respected (obligation of common life, solidarity for the current expenses, ...).

You must complete and attach the following documents:

-> The file must be submitted in full or sent by registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt. The registrar will record the change and return the agreement to you.

More information on Service-public.fr : Modify a Pacs

 

Dissolution of a Pacs

Important You must contact the civil status office that registered your initial Pacs (Town Hall, Court, Notary, Consulate or Embassy). The following procedure concerns only the case of the dissolution of a Pacs initially registered at the Town Hall.

In the case of a separation :

  • If you are all both in agreement for the dissolution of the Pacs, you must complete a joint declaration of dissolution of Pacs and attach a copy of your identification.
  • If only one of the partners wishes to ask for the dissolution of the Pacs, he/she must resort to a judicial commissioner (formerly a bailiff) so that the latter can inform the other partner - ask for information from a commissioner of justice.

The court commissioner informs the civil registrar of the town hall where the Pacs was initially registered.

 

In the case of a marriage :

  • With the person with whom you are in a civil unionThe dissolution of the Pacs is automatic. You don't have to do anything.
  • With a person other than the one you are married toThe dissolution of the Pacs is automatic. You don't have to do anything.

The civil registrar of the town hall of the place of the civil marriage informs the civil registrar of the town hall where the Pacs was initially registered. The latter then informs both partners of the dissolution of the Pacs.

 

In the event of your partner's death:

  • The dissolution of the Pacs is automatic. You don't have to do anything.

The civil registrar of the town hall where the Pacs was initially registered records the dissolution of the Pacs.

 

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Dissolve a Pacs


Deaths

When a death occurs in the commune :

  • A physician determines the death and issues a death certificate,
  • A relative, a representative of the funeral service or the police - goes to the town hall of the place of death, in order to declare the death, with the following documents
    • his or her identity card,
    • if possible, the death certificate issued by the physician,
    • all documents concerning the identity of the deceased (e.g., identification card, family record book, birth certificate),
  • The civil registrar establishes a death certificate, signed by the person making the declaration.

These steps must be taken as soon as possible in order to allow the other steps related to the death (burial, ...).

For all requests concerning burial rights at the Val-d'Isère communal cemetery, please contact us.

-> More information on Service-public.fr : Declaration of death