To be a comprehensive and reliable source of civil registration records and vital statistics.
- Mission Statement
To create, maintain and preserve records of all births and deaths occurring in Kenya and of Kenyans abroad for planning, research and enhancement of national security.
- To register all births and deaths that occur in Kenya and those of Kenyans occurring abroad;
- To preserve, secure, maintain and update births and deaths records;
- To issue birth and death certificates to members of the public;
- To process vital statistics annually from births and deaths records created thereof;
- To carry out recognition and re-registration upon legitimization
- To undertake any other function in relation to birth and death registration as may be directed from time to time or as the law may require;