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Apply for Death Certificate

In every state of India, it is mandatory to register the birth and death of a person with the concerned authorities. A death certificate is a record of an individual issued by the State Government declaring a person’s demise officially. In Mizoram, Department of Economics and Statistics under the government of Mizoram issues the death certificate.

Death Certificate

In Application of Death Certificates, there are two categories 

  • Death Certificate - registration of deaths that happened less than a year ago.
  • Late Registration of Death

Why Death Certificate is necessary

Death Certificate is required for the following purposes:

  • It is required to register death, to prove the date, time, place & cause of death.
  • It is required to establish the fact of death, for getting relieved from any kind of legal complicacies faced by his/her relatives after the death of an
    individual.
  • It is essential to enable the family members for settlement of property inheritance, getting legal heir etc.
  • It helps the family members to avail all financial securities and other benefits like pension

Documents Required

To apply for a Death certificate in Mizoram, follow the documents specified below:

  • Affidavit
  • Certificate of Doctor / Draftsman from cremation Ghats
  • Certificate issued by ward members or doctors
  • Date of death
  • Proof of address
  • Place of death
  • Post-mortem report if death caused by accident
  • Death report from the concerned authority if death occurs in any hospital, Jail or police station.

How to apply

To obtain a death certificate in Mizoram, follow the procedure given below:

  1. The applicant should fill out the application form and must submit the prescribed documents to their concerned District/Town Registrar.
  2. Fill in the application form with all the mandatory details.
  3. Then submit the application form along with the prescribed documents to the concerned authority.
  4. Now pay the prescribed fee in the office. After submitting the application form, collect the acknowledgement receipt check the status of the application form.
  5. Once the application is successfully processed, the certificate can be obtained from the concerned office where the application was submitted.

To apply online, visit: edistrict.mizoram.gov.in

Whom to Contact

Economics and Statistics Office
Vaubekawl, Vengthar, Mamit
Location: Vengthar | City: Mamit | PIN Code: 796441
Phone : 03892565088 | Mobile : 9436144162 | Email : malsawmamamit[at]gmail[dot]com

Source: mamit.nic.in

 



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