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Maharashtra - Apply for Delayed Registration (Late Entry) of Death

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Apply In Person

  1. To Apply for Delayed Registration (Late Entry) of Death, the applicant has to approach the Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration, link link
  2. An application form will be provided to the applicant by the concerned officer.
  3. The applicant has to fill in all the necessary details in the application form. (Incomplete applications are not accepted)
  4. Make sure that the applicant has to attach all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. The applicant has to attach the photocopies of the required documents along with the application form while submitting.
  6. Submit all the documents with the completed form to the concerned officer.
  7. The applicant has to pay the fees of Rs.500 or the prescribed fees as requested by the authority.
  8. An acknowledgment receipt will be provided. Please keep it for future reference.
  9. Then the application will be processed further. All the updates on the application status will be sent via SMS to the applicant’s mobile number.
  10. Once the process and the death record verification is completed with the death occurred hospital, the applicant will get SMS from the office for collecting the certificate.
  11. The applicant has to visit the centre to get the death certificate.
  12. The processing time for this procedure is up to 2 weeks.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Proof of birth of the deceased
  • Aadhaar card of the deceased
  • ID card of the applicant
  • Residential Proof (Electricity bill, Voter ID, Ration card)
  • An affidavit specifying the date and time of death or death slip by doctor
  • Receipt from crematorium or burial ground.
  • Ration card copy

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Municipality corporation
XX8+2V9, New Administrative Building,
ChandanWadi, Pachpakhadi, MahapalikaBhavan Rd,
Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra 400602
Contact link, link



  • Any legal heir of the deceased person is eligible to make this application.


  • The applicant has to pay the fees of Rs.500 or the prescribed fees as requested by the authority.


  • A death Certificate is Valid Forever.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • The processing time for this procedure is up to 2 weeks.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
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  • Applicants must complete the application form before submitting it. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must provide genuine information while applying for this procedure.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Municipal District
  • Contact details
  • Mobile no
  • Email ID
  • Signature of the applicant


Need for the Document[edit]

  • Any birth or death which has not been registered within one year of its occurrence shall be registered by an order of the Executive Magistrate not below the rank of a Revenue Divisional Officer and on payment of late fee.

Information which might help[edit]

  • The Government of India had enacted the Registration of Births and Deaths Act in 1969 to promote the compulsory registration of births and deaths. The Act made registration of births, deaths and ‘stillbirths’ mandatory in India.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • A death certificate is used for collecting life insurance, property settlement.

External Links[edit]

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Benefits of Death Registration:

  • To prove the time and date of death.
  • To establish the claim on property and to access business and financial entitlements.
  • To claim any available insurance and other benefits.
  • To establish the fact of death for relieving the individual from social, legal and official obligations.