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Jaipur - Register a Death and Obtain Certificate

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Following are the listed ways through which you can Register a Death and Obtain Certificate.

Apply In-Person

  1. The Forms are available free of cost from the office of the Registrar (Births & Deaths).
  2. The fully filled application form duly signed by the applicant is submitted to the concerned authorities.
  3. The Cashier/Clerk/Computer Operator receives the application with the required fee and the applicant is given a receipt. The fee can also be paid in the Treasury on the Treasury Challan form T.R.6.
  4. The required certificate can be collected personally or by post, giving a self-addressed envelope with the application.
  5. In case the details of death mentioned in the form are to be verified, it is done from the actual records of the Civil Surgeon's office for rural areas or from cremation grounds or hospitals.

Apply through e-Mitra or Common Service Centers (CSC)

  1. You can apply through e-Mitra also known as Common Service Centers (CSC). You can mostly find e-Mitra and CSC in your Tehsildars office or Municipality office
  2. To apply you have to contact your nearest e-Mitra service center, they should be able to help you. Use the following listed links to find out your nearest appropriate offices.
Common Service Centers Office Locations : CSC Office Location
e-Mitra Local Service Providers Contact Information : e-Mitra LSP Contacts
More contact information e-Mitra : e-Mitra more contacts

Apply Online
To apply on-line through e-Mitra, please login in the following link, if you are a new user, please register : E-Mitra Online

To track you application status, please use the following link : Track Application

You can also Apply through Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Tehsildars office/Revenue Department/District Collectors Office
Approach your nearest Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Tehsildars office/Revenue Department/District Collectors Office they should be able to guide you in the right direction and make sure you have all the documents that are listed under the required documents section of this page.

Digitally Signed Death Certificate
You can obtain digitally signed Death Certificate through e-Mitra: E-Mitra Online

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application Form
  • Fee Receipt/Copy of Challan if paid in the Treasury
  • Aadhaar Card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Common Service Centers Office Locations : CSC Office Location
e-Mitra Local Service Providers Contact Information : e-Mitra LSP Contacts

Following links have more contact information related to E-Mitra: E-Mitra Kiosk Locator, E-Mitra Office Locations
E-Mitra District Nodal Officer
Other contacts

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Any member of the family can apply for the Certificate of Death of the deceased or later thereafter.


  • Fee for a copy of the certificate: Rs.2/-
  • Search fees for one year: Rs.1/-


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Application Form for Birth and Death Affidavit (Hindi)
Application Form for Death Registration (Hindi)

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

The Death Certificate is issued to the applicant within 7 days.

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Death certificates are being issued by:

  • In Urban areas: The Executive Office, under the Municipalities Act, is the Assistant Registrar (Birth & Death). (Urban Area, Municipal Corporation/Committee/Notified Area Committee) Municipality Offices.
  • In Rural areas: Office of the Civil Surgeon who acts as the District Registrar (Birth and Death).

Required Information[edit]

  • Date of Application
  • Name of the Applicant
  • Fathers/ Husbands Name
  • Residential Address
  • Name of the Deceased
  • Sex (Male/ Female)
  • Deceased Father/Husbands Name
  • Deceased Mother Name
  • Date of Death of Deceased
  • Place of Death
  • No. of Copies of Certificate required

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Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information about how to register a death and obtain a death certificate.

Information which might help[edit]

1.) Whenever a death occurs in a rural area, it is to be intimated to the village chowkidar. The chowkidar records the death in his register and informs the concerned Police Station and from there it is sent to the Civil Surgeon's Office.

2.) Any Death of which delayed information is given to the Registrar can be registered under Section 13 (1, 2 and 3) of the RBD Act-1969 as follows:

  • 13(1) - After 21 days but within a month of its occurrence it shall be registered on payment of a late fee Rs.1/- (One).
  • 13(2) - After thirty days but within one year of its occurrence it shall be registered only with the written permission of the District Registrar, Births and Deaths, and on payment of a late fee of Rupees Three, on production of an affidavit made before a Notary Public or Magistrate, 1st Class.
  • 13(3) - Any Death which has not been registered within one year, of its occurrence, shall be registered only on an order of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate and on payment of a late fee of Rupees Five, on production of an affidavit made before a Magistrate, 1st Class, giving reasons for non-registering the event.

3.) In urban areas, when death occurs in a hospital or health centre or other like institutions, the Medical Officer incharge is responsible to get the event entered in the O/o respective local register.

4.) In rural areas, in respect of deaths in a house, the head of the household, the nearest relative present in the house and the oldest adult male person present in the house during the period within which the birth or death has to be reported, can enter the event in the chowkidar's book. The chowkidar gets that event registered in the register of the concerned police station twice in a month.

5.) Death is registered at the place of occurrence in the Office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths for that area.

6.) Whenever an event takes place, the informant specified for such an event has to declare the fact of the event along with certain particulars like the Death Report (Form 4), to the Registrar of the local area.

7.) The informant is required to declare the fact of occurrence and the particulars of an event within 21 days.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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