Birth Certificate in Delhi is one of the essential documents which is required for one of the following possible reasons:
- Admission in School: (Especially for EWS & DG Admission)
- To obtain documents like passport, voter id card, driving license etc.
- To claim insurance benefits
- To register marriage certificate
Whatever your reason is the procedure to apply birth certificate in Delhi is same it will be issue within 7 working days by The Chief Registrar of birth is responsible for issuing the birth certificate under the State Government of Delhi, as per the Registration of Birth Act, 1969. In today’s article I am going to tell you the complete process how you can apply for birth certificate in Delhi. If you have any query or suggestion please leave it in the comment section so let’s move to how to apply birth certificate in Delhi via online mode or offline mode.
Here is complete details on how to apply for Birth Certificate in Delhi and what are the documents required to apply birth certificate.
Q. What is the procedure of registration of Birth ?
Ans. Every Birth is to be reported and registered within 21 days at the place of its occurrence in the prescribed reporting forms. The persons required to register Birth are:
|(a) When the Birth / Death has taken place in a house.||Head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the House or oldest person in the family|
|(b) When the Birth/Death was taken place outside the house|
|(i) In a Hospital/Health Centre, Maternity Home or other like institutions||Medical Officer Incharge or any officer authorised by him.|
|(ii) In a Jail||Jail Incharge|
|(iii) In a Hospital, Dharmshala, Boarding House etc.||Person Incharge|
|(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 procedure for getting a Birth Certificate ?
The Birth Certificates in Delhi are issued by the Local Bodies namely MCD, NDMC, Delhi Cantonment Board within 7 days from the date of receipt of application from the applicant provided the birth has already been registered. Single copy of Birth Certificate is given free of cost to the informant immediately after the registration procedure is completed. Additional copies of the Birth certificate are also issued @ Rs.5/- per copy and on payment of Rs.2/- for search of the single entry in current year and Rs.2/- for every additional year for which the search is made. The certificates are issued from the registration centres/Zonal Offices of the local bodies.
Q. Where do I have to go and during which hours?
To the office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate in whose jurisdiction birth or death took place, during 9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on any working day. Click Here to obtain the contact address of the SDM in whose jurisdiction in your colony lies.
Q.Whom to approach for registration of Birth in Delhi ?
There are different centres of each local bodies in Delhi for such registration. The details as per jurisdiction of the local body are as below:-
MCD (188 Centres – Urban : 137 and Rural : 51)
Deputy Health Officer of each Municipal Zone is designated as Registrar of Births. The vaccinator of vaccination centre or Para medical staff of Health Centres/Sub Centres have been designated as Sub Registrar.
(a) Domicilliary Cases
(i) Registration of Births occurring at home in an urban area is being done at the vaccination centre located in the area.
(ii) Registration of Birth occurring at home in rural area is being done by vaccinators or Para medical staff. Registration Centres are located in Primary Health Centres, Dispensaries and Mother & Child Welfare Sub Centres located in rural areas.
(b) Other Cases
Registration of Birth occurring in Hospital, Nursing Home and for other cases is being done at Zonal Office of MCD where these institutions are located.
N.D.M.C. ( 9 Centres )
Registration of Birth where institutional or domiciliary is being done at the Vaccination Centre located in the NDMC area. The vaccinator of each vaccination centre has been designated as Sub Registrar. Medical Officer Incharge of the International Inoculation Centre, Mandir Marg has been designated as Registrar of Births /Deaths for the entire area of NDMC.
Delhi Cantt. ( 1 Centre ) : Registration of Birth (institutional /domicilliary) is being done Registration Centre located in Cantt. General Hospital.
Case of Moving Vehicle : Registration of Birth occurring in a moving vehicle will be done at the registration centre of the area of first place of halt of the vehicle.
Q. Which papers/documents/fees, do I take with me?
- Application on a plain paper.
- Proof of Birth of the person in respect of whom certificate is required.
- Affidavit specifying place, date and time of birth/death of the person. For proforma of affidavit for
- Birth Certificate Click here.
- Copy of Ration Card.
- School leaving certificate, if any, showing date of birth (in the case of birth certificate only).
All documents to be attested by a Gazetted Officer.
Q. When will I get a response?
You should be getting a response normally within 21 days.
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