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Introduction

A Birth Certificate is the most important identity document that makes it possible for anyone in possession of it to benefit from a gamut of services offered by the Indian Government to its citizens. It becomes necessary to obtain a Birth Certificate because it serves to establish the date and fact of one’s birth for a whole range of purposes, like acquiring the right to vote, admission to schools and to the Government Service, claiming the right to marry at the legally permissible age, settlement of inheritance and property rights, and obtaining Government-issued identity documents like a driving licence or passport.

Eligibility

In order to eligible to get a Birth Certificate in Delhi, an individual needs to be
  • Family member who is oldest in age, family chief or that chief’s nearest living relation, in case there has been a delivery of a baby in the house itself.
In outside Deliveries
  • In charge medical officer or his assistant, if childbirth has been there in Maternity home or hospitals.
  • If delivery has taken place in area of jail, this birth is registered by the respective Jail In charge.
  • If it has taken place in some other hospital or any other Dharmshala, it gets registered by their person-in-charge.
  • If childbirth has taken place in some moving transportation, its mandatory for that mode-of-transports in charge to get that birth registered.
  • If a newborn is found in some other public area, its needs to be registered by local establishment.

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Instructions

  • In India, it is mandatory under the law (as per the Registration of Births & Deaths Act, 1969 ) to register every birth/stillbirth with the concerned State/UT Government within 21 days of its occurrence. Birth certificate is an important document which is required during various documentation works, especially during applying for visa, passport, domicile etc. It is a proof of your citizenship, which is same as domicile certificate. This certificate has all the information regarding your name, place where you born and date of birth. In every city, the procedure for applying the birth certificate is different, but the registration of name which is should be done under 21 days is same for all over the country. It is highly important that the registration of child should be done under 21 days.
Registration of birth in Delhi
  • The registration in Delhi that should be done within 21 days depends on the place where the birth took place.
  • If the birth took place in hospital, maternity home or such health care institute than the registration can be done under Medical Officer Incharge.
  • If the birth took place in jail then name can be registered under Jail Incharge
  • If birth took place in dharamshala or boarding house then the registration can be under person incharge.
  • if found in deserted area then headman of the village can register the birth.
Applying birth certificate in Delhi
  • The birth certificate in Delhi is issued by MCD, NDMC and Delhi Cantonment Board within 7 days after the proof of registration of birth is provided.
  • After the registration process gets completed. You will be given single copy of birth certificate in free of cost.
  • The additional copy of birth certificate is provided with the payment of Rs 5/-.
  • This certificate is being issued from the registration centers of local bodies.
Applying birth certificate online in Delhi
  • The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is authorized to provide online birth certificate by providing all the service.
  • You will be provided with certificate through online and also you can pay the fees through online.
  • To get the birth certificate through online you should get registered in www.mcdonline.gov.in and then after confirming your registration through its data and getting the authorization slip from hospital, candidate can fill the form.
  • After completing the procedure, MCD will develop e-Approval software enabling the application for certificate.
  • You can get all the information by visiting the MCD website. This is the only online website offering birth certificate in Delhi

Required Information

  • Name of the Father, Age and Occupation
  • Name of the Mother
  • Date of Birth & Sex of Child
  • Place of Birth
    • Name of Hospital & Address
    • Name of Nursing Home & Address
    • At home and Address
  • Residential address at the time of Birth

Procedure

Applying birth certificate in Delhi
  • The birth certificate is issued by MCD, NDMC and Delhi Cantonment Board within 7 days after the proof of registration of birth is provided to concerned authority.
  • After the registration process gets completed. You will be given single copy of birth certificate in free of cost.
Applying birth certificate online in Delhi
  • To get the birth certificate through online register yourself in www.mcdonline.gov.in and then after confirming your registration through its data and getting the authorization slip from hospital, you can fill the form.
  • After completing the procedure, MCD will develop e-Approval software enabling the application for certificate.

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Required Documents

  • Application on a plain paper.
  • Proof of Birth of the person in respect of whom the certificate is required.
  • Affidavit specifying place, date and time of birth/death of the person.
  • 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.

Fees

Rs.15/- per copy plus service charges of Rs.5/-

Validity

Your Birth Certificate is valid for Life Long.

Documents to Use

PROFORMA OF AFFIDAVIT FOR OBTAINING BIRTH CERTIFICATE

Sample Documents

Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.    

Processing Time

You should be getting a response normally within 21 days.

Office Locations & Contacts

You can visit office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate in whose jurisdiction birth 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.

Municipal Corporation of Delhi

Dr. S.P.M. Civic Centre, Minto Road
New Delhi
New Delhi District
Delhi
India - 100002
http://www.mcdonline.gov.in

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.

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Concerned Authority
  • There are different centres of each local body 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 & Deaths. The vaccinator of the vaccination centre or paramedical staff of Health Centres/Sub Centres have been designated as Sub-Registrars and also at Citizen Service Bureau.
Domiciliary Cases
  • Registration of Births occurring at home in an urban area is being done at the vaccination centre located in the area.
  • Registration of Birth occurring at home in a rural area is being done by vaccinators or paramedical staff. Registration Centres are located in Primary Health Centres, Dispensaries and Mother & Child Welfare Sub Centres in rural areas.
Other Cases
  • Registration of Birth occurring in a hospital, nursing home and for other cases is being done at the offices of the MCD in the zones where these institutions are located.

N.D.M.C. ( 9 Centres ):

a. Sub Inoculation Center, Mandir Marg
Ph: 23362284 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM for cases which are current and not more than four years old. Certificate will be issued within 24 hours (for current birth & death :registration). For older records, the time will be 96 hrs.
a. B & D reg. centre, Aurangzeb Lane
b.Polyclinic, NDMC S.B. Marg
c. Babar Road Maternity Center
d. Palika Maternity Hospital
e. 42 - south Market (Kidwai Nagar)
f. MCW - Sarojini Nagar
g. Charak Palika Hospital, Moti Bagh
h. A-5 Pandara Road
9.30 PM to 12.30 PM. Certificate will be issued within 96 hours after receiving records from hospitals.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/domiciliary) is being done at the Registration Centre located in the 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.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

Birth certificate is an important document which is required during various documentation works, especially during applying for visa, passport, domicile etc. It is a proof of your citizenship, which is same as domicile certificate. This certificate has all the information regarding your name, place where you born and date of birth.

External Links

http://mcdonline.gov.in
http://ndmc.gov.in

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