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Apply for Birth Certificate

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/UnionTerritories of Indian Government within 21 days of its occurrence. Arunachal Pradesh registration of Births & Deaths Rules, 2001 under Births & Deaths Act, 1969 has been framed and published in Arunachal Pradesh Gazette (Part III) dated 2nd March 2001.

Who is eligible

Any person who is born within the State of Arunachal Pradesh is eligible to get the Birth certificate.

How to apply

  • On delivery at Hospital/ Health Centre, Maternity Home or other like institutions, a person has to report to Birth Registration Officer or medical Officer-In-Charge with enclosing Discharge Slip within 21days from the birth of the child.
  • On delivery at Home, the parent has to report through an application on a plain paper within 1 month of birth of the child. Beyond 1 month the registration has to be done on submission of an affidavit.
  • First, the parent or the person who registers the name of the child at the registration Office has to fill up the prescribed form available with theRegister.
  • After verification with the actual records of the concerned hospital, Birth Certificate is issued to the applicant

Documents required

The supportive documents that are to be attached with the application form are:

  •  Application on a plain paper.
  • Date and Place of Birth report.
  • Medical Certificate in case of delivery at Hospital or Nursing Home
  • Affidavit specifying the place, date and time of the birth of the person
  • Discharge slip from Hospital

Fees

  • To get the certificate within 1 month: Rs.5
  • Beyond 1 month but within 1 year: Rs.10
  • Beyond 1 year: Rs.15

Whom to Contact

Economics & Statistics Branch
District Secretariat, Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh - 792103
Location : DC Office | City : Namsai | PIN Code : 792103



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