The division is responsible for:
- Safekeeping and maintenance of marriage records in Kenya.
- Licensing and Gazetting church ministers to perform marriages under the Marriage Act.
- Performing Civil marriages under the Marriage Act.
- Registering adoptions under the Children’s Act.
- Registrar of the College of Arms.
Functions and responsibilities:
- Registration of Societies under the Societies Act.
- Registration of building societies.
- Registering of Books and Newspapers under the Books and Newspapers Act