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Andhra Pradesh - Obtain a Birth Certificate

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  1. To apply for a Birth Certificate, you must first register the birth.
  2. The birth has to be registered with the concerned local authorities within 21 days of its occurrence, by filling up the form prescribed by the Registrar.
  3. Normally the dispensaries or hospitals where the birth takes place maintain a register and the same is sent to the local bodies at regular intervals.
  4. Once it reaches the Municipality or MRO, the concerned citizen has to approach the authority and apply for the certificate on any working day.
  5. In case the birth has not been registered within the specified time of its occurrence, the certificate is issued after due police verification ordered by the revenue authorities.
Apply Online
  1. To order Birth certificate online please use the link
  2. Walk into any eSeva center and fill the application form available at eseva for certificate request.Based on your details eseva operator will verify the data whether the birth is already registered?
  3. If registered, pay the required fee amount of Rs.20/ per certificate and eSeva service charges Rs.15/- and required courier charges as per the option below.
Applicant can choose the option for delivery of certificate
  1. At eSeva Rs.15/-
  2. Within GHMC Limits Rs.25/-
  3. With in AP (out side of GHMC) Rs.40/-
  4. With in India Rs.60/-
Note : If the applicant chooses the option 1, applicant has to come to eSeva for collecting the certificate/s after 3 working days(excluding the date of application).If option 2 or 3 the certificate/s will be courier to applicant address after receiving the certificate/s from the GHMC Circle offices.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • If the birth takes place at a dispensary/hospital, the register record is enough.
  • If the birth takes place at a house, the citizen has to approach the local body and inform in writing. Then it will be verified & the certificate will be issued. The application is to be made in the prescribed format of Form 2.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Please use this link to find all the office locations available in Andhra Pradesh :

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Any citizen or foreigner who is born in the state.andhra pradesh


  1. At eSeva Rs.15/-
  2. Within GHMC Limits Rs.25/-
  3. With in AP (out side of GHMC) Rs.40/-
  4. With in India Rs.60/-


Birth Certificates are valid for your lifetime.

Documents to Use[edit]

The concerned local body will give the form free of cost in most of the places. The same can be downloaded from

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  • Concerned Authority : The Local bodies Municipalities in the Urban and Mandal Revenue Office in the Rural areas of the state.
  • In India, it is mandatory under the law (as per the Registration of Birth Act, 1969 ) to register every birth/stillbirth with the concerned State/UT Government within 21 days of its occurrence.
  • The Government accordingly has provided for a well-defined system for registration of Birth, with the Registrar General at the centre and the Chief Registrars in the State, running through district registrars to the village and town registrars at the periphery.

Required Information[edit]

How do we do birth and death registrations?
i.Registration of Births and Deaths is to be done in the office of the Sub Registrar of Births and Deaths(Sanitary Inspector) of the concerned ward or Municipal office as detailed below:

  • Birth of Child within 21 days.
  • Death of person within 21 days.

ii.Births and Deaths can be got registered, within a month by paying the requisite fee into the Municipal Treasury, if they are not registered as stated above.
iii.Registration of Births and Deaths after one month and below one year can be done with the permission of Registrar of Births and Deaths / Municipal Commissioner by payment of requisite penalty duly enclosing an affidavit attested by Notary (Advocate).
iv.Registration of Births and Deaths after one year can be got done after obtaining orders from Revenue Divisional Officer or First Class Executive Magistrate duly remitting the requisite fees through Challan.
v.The name of the child can be got recorded free of cost within one year. After one year it can be done with the Declaration of Father / Mother after payment of requisite fee.
vi.The details of fee payable can be obtained from the Service Centre of the Municipal Office.

The above information available in official webpage of following....

Need for the Document[edit]

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.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

It will be used to provide proof of age and identity for many events in life: entering school, getting a drivers license, passport or marriage license, tracing family history, receiving retirement benefits, etc.

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