The vision of the Registration and Census (DCRC) Section is delivering civil registration and census related services of the highest standard and quality to the citizen of Bhutan.


  • To develop and maintain accurate database on all citizens and Special Residence Permit (SRP) holders.
  • To enhance and simplify the citizenship identity cards, SRP and other nationality documents issuance system.
  • To improve and deliver customer care services through the optimal use of information, communication and technology.
  • To maintain and generate complete demographic data through an automated system


In order to promote professionalism and customer care services, the DCRC has identified the following as core values:

Honesty and Integrity

  • The officials should demonstrate highest integrity, honesty and discipline while discharging the services.

Customer Care Services

  • The DCRC should be prepared to respond to the needs of the general public by providing high quality, prompt and reliable services. A people friendly approach should be promoted.

Team Work

  • The DCRC should promote cohesive and affirmative inter-personal relationship amongst the officials and be responsive to the needs of the clients.

Promote Professionalism

  • The DCRC should place qualified and competent officials in all the Dzongkhags to manage the Bhutan Civil Registration System.