Day of employees of the registry office in Russia (18/12)

On December 18, all employees of the registry office in Russia celebrate their professional holiday.

Behind the well-known abbreviation of the registry office - the registration of acts of civil status - the daily painstaking work of the employees of this service, from the registration of the birth of a new citizen of the country to the very last entry in a person's life. Therefore, it is difficult to overestimate the importance of the work of registry office professionals in the modern world, both on a national scale and for each person.

The history of registry offices in Russia began on December 18, 1917. On this day, the decree "On civil marriage, on children and on the maintenance of books of acts of state" was signed, according to which legal consequences for acts of civil status were recognized only if they were registered with state bodies.