How to Apply for Birth Certificate?


How to Apply for Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate is a very vital and necessary identity for any Indian citizens which is issued by the government.

In this article, we will let you know the process of how to apply birth certificate in India. A birth certificate is a document which gives full information about child place of birth, gender, the name of children, date and time of birth, and parent names etc. During admission of school, college, or any university, the Birth certificate is considered as one of the most important document. Even the document is needed for obtaining identities like voter id, passport, driving license and Marriage certificate. And also for getting a job and some health schemes and during passport application. Sometimes it may also useful for applying for a green card in other countries. Here the process is listed for your comfort about how to apply birth certificate in India.

How to Apply Birth Certificate in India [Offline]

Everyone must be aware of the process of applying birth certificate. Firstly, you need to register your child’s birth. Within 21 days from the birth of a child, this process can be done. Birth certificates are necessary records that file birth of a child in the nearest place like Municipal Corporation office, panchayat, and hospitals. Documents that are required while applying for the birth certificate of the child:

  • They needed parents birth certificates
  • Parent’s identity proofs for verification
  • Marriage Certificate of parents
  • Proof of birth letter where a child’s birth in a hospital

Registration for a birth certificate in India



  • First you need to go to the municipal corporation office to get a birth certificate registration form.
  • Now you have to submit the letter that was issued by the hospital. This letter was given by medical officer in charge at a time of birth.
  • You have to fill the form within 21 days birth of the child
  • After that, they will verify the birth details like place of birth, parents name, date, time, nursing home, gender etc.
  • After 7-15 days you will get a birth certificate on your address.
  • If there is any urgent you can get directly on municipal office within one week
  • First, you need to go to the municipal corporation office then get a birth certificate registration form from the municipal office.
  • Now you have to submit the letter that was issued by the hospital. This letter was given by the medical officer in charge.
  • You have to fill the form within 21 days birth of the child.
  • After that, they will verify the birth details like place of birth, parents name, date, time, proof, nursing home, gender etc.
  • After 7-15 days you will get a birth certificate on your address.
  • If there is any urgent you can get directly on municipal office within one week.

How to apply Birth Certificate Online?

Some Indian states have started giving birth certificate online.

You can look for the link on Google by searching for a birth certificate online. Now you can look for your city or state then you can fill the online form to apply birth certificate for your child.

For people who are living in India, Birth Certificate is a very important identity and a accessibility of a lot of other government issues certificates is not possible. While applying for the birth certificate you require few documents like birth certificate of parent’s, marriage certificate and identity proofs.

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