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West Bengal - Obtain Non Availability of Birth Certificate (NABC)

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Apply In-Person

  1. First visit the birth registrar office to know whether the birth records are available or not.
  2. To apply for the non availability of birth certificate, applicant has to approach the registrar in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation.
  3. Link for contact: Contact. Please scroll down for contact details.
  4. Download the application form from the given link: Application form. Refer form number 10.
  5. And also get a verified statement from the municipal office authorities stating the reason for non-availability, on their letterhead or on the application form.
  6. Make sure that you have all the proper documents mentioned in the “Required documents” section below.
  7. Submit the form to the municipal office along with the required documents.
  8. Refer the municipal office location mentioned in the “Office location & contacts” section below.
  9. Police verification will be done if you enclose any other supporting documents except school certificate.
  10. After successful verification, concerned authorities in the municipal office will issue the certificate.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed application form
  • Aadhaar card
  • Address proof like Ration card / gas bill etc
  • Legal proof like PAN card / Voter identity card / Driving license
  • Birth proof
  • Secondary evidence like
    • Hospital birth records like doctor’s certificate which have the child and parents name
    • Medical records which have the child and parents name
    • School records which have the child and parents name, like school leaving certificate etc
  • Affidavit from the parents or relatives

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Kolkata Municipal Corporation,
KMC Main Office,
Health Department at 5,
S.N. Banerjee Road,
Kolkata - 700 013
Link for contact: Contact. Please select your state name to know the contact of your district registrar.
Contact link: Health department

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  • Applicant should be the citizen of India or NRI.
  • If the applicant’s birth is not officially recorded.
  • If the birth certificate has been destroyed in any natural calamities or fire or civil calamities.


Fee of Rs. 500 is charged.


Non-Availability of Birth Certificate is valid forever.

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It depends on the verification process.

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  • Applicant has to get a statement from the respective authority on the letterhead or on the prescribed application form, stating the reason of unavailability of birth certificate.
  • Along with the statement include the secondary evidence mentioned in “Required documents” section.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the child
  • Name of the Father
  • Date of Birth details
  • Place of birth details
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Birth certificate is the mandatory document at the time of school / college admissions.
  • Without birth certificate, getting PAN card, Aadhaar card, Voter ID, Driving license, Passport or visa is impossible.
  • NABC will fulfil the requirement of birth certificate.
  • NABC certifies the registration of the unregistered birth.

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