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Registry may refer to:



  • Gift registry, a particular type of wish list, e.g., for anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, honeymoons, housewarmings, showers, weddings
    • Bridal registry, a retailers' plan that allows engaged couples to manage the purchase of wedding gifts
    • Honeymoon registry, a service that assists engaged and married couples in financing their honeymoons

Government and law[edit]

  • A registry is an authoritative list of one kind of information. Registries normally contain fields with a unique ID, so that the record can be referenced from other documents and registries
  • Permanent residence registry, a legislative provision that allows an illegal entrant to become a lawful permanent resident by virtue of having continuously resided in the United States since before a specified date
  • Registry fee, a postal fee paid to send registered mail
  • The Registry, a risk management tool used by landlords to screen prospective renters

Health and medicine[edit]

  • Cancer registry, a systematic collection of data about cancer and tumor diseases
  • NREMT or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, which establishes and verifies entry-level competence for American first responders, emergency medical technicians and paramedics
  • Nurse registry, a licensed staffing agency that provides hospitals and individuals with nursing personnel
  • American Joint Replacement Registry, an organization that collects and reports hip and knee replacement data to provide actionable information to guide physicians and patient decision making to improve care
  • Patient registry, an organised system that uses observational methods to collect uniform data on a population defined by a particular disease, condition, or exposure, and that is followed over time

Other uses[edit]

  • Breed registry, a record of the ancestry and ownership of purebred animals
  • Family registry, a registry used in many countries to track information of genealogical or legal interest
  • Survivor registry, a website where people in an area affected by a terrorist attack can post a message saying they are okay
  • The Social Registry, a record label

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