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Most civil registration records have not been microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, however, if you are researching from outside of Spain you should perform a [[FamilySearch Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] in the FamilySearch Catalog to determine if the civil registration records for the town you are researching in have been microfilmed.
If the records you need have not been microfilmed you will most likely need to write to the archive where the records are housed.
The best way to find out if civil registration records are available in the town you are researching in, and to get the address of the archive is through the Directorio de Archivos in the [http://aer.mcu.es/sgae/index_censo_guia.jsp Censo-guia].
===Local Civil Registration Office===
The records are still housed in each municipality in their local municpal archives, ''Juzgado de la Paz'' or ''Oficina del Registro Civil ''should be contacted if a certificate copy request to the Ministerio de Justicia fails.