Q. What is the Procedure of Registration of Birth & Death ?
Every Birth or Death is to be reported and registered within 21 days at the place of its occurrence in the prescribed reporting forms.
Form No. 1 : For Birth Registration
Form No. 2 : For Death Registration
Form No. 3 : For Birth Information
Form No. 4 : For Death Information
Form No. 5 : For Name Entry Information
The persons required to register Birth / Death are:
|(a) When the Birth / Death has taken place in a house.||Head of the house or nearest relative or oldest person in the family|
|(b) When the Birth/Death takes place outside the house:|
|(i) In a Hospital/Health Centre/ Maternity/Nursing Home or other like institutions||Medical Officer Incharge or any officer authorised by him.|
|(ii) In a Jail||Jail Incharge/Jail Superintendent|
|(iii) In a Hotel, Dharmshala, Boarding House etc.||Person Incharge/Manager|
|(iv) In a Moving Vehicle||Person Incharge of the Vehicle|
|(v) Found deserted in a public place||Headman of the Village/Incharge of the local police station|
Q. What is the Time Limit for Registration?
Q. Which papers/documents/fees, do I take with me?
(1) Application for Birth/Death Registration in prescribed Performa (downloaded).
(2) Proof of Birth/Death of the person in respect of whom certificate is required.
(3) Affidavit/Self Declaration specifying place, date and time of birth/death of the person.
Q. Where do I have to go and during which hours?
On any working day during working Hours.
Q. When will I get a response?
You should be getting a response normally within 5 working days
Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969
Civil registration is the act (process) of registering births and deaths in a country to capture data on the population trends. This is done for easier planning of government departments in rendering services to the public and to establish causes of death for public health department.