Process to Register Birth Certificate in Himachal Pradesh

Process to Register Birth Certificate in Himachal Pradesh

Legality of Birth Certificate

In India it is mandatory under the Law (as per the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969), to register every birth with the concerned State/UT within 21 days of its occurrence. The government accordingly has provided a very structured system for registration of birth, with the Registrar General at the Centre and Chief Registrars in the states, running through district registrars to the village and town registrars at the periphery.

Eligibility criteria to avail Birth Certificate

Any individual who is the citizen or NRI born in the state are eligible for availing the birth certificate. The birth certificate is issued to the parents in favour of child on the basis of application and specific amount deposited with application form to the concerned authority.

Procedure for Registering Birth Certificate

There is a defined process to obtain the Birth certificate in Orissa. Normally, head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the house or oldest person in the family in case the event is occurring in the house is to inform the concerned authority about birth. Medical officer in-charge or any other officer authorized by him, in case of institutional event.

After delivery of the child in case of institutions i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, etc. the authorities    have to    register the birth reports to the registrar of birth and death of the concerned jurisdictions.

In case of domiciliary births the household is entitled to submit the reports to the concerned authority for    registering the birth event.

In case the birth occurs in the jail, it is to be informing the concerned jailer.

If the birth occurs in hostel, dharmasala, boarding house, lodging house etc. the event is to be informing    the    concerned person-in-charge.

In case the birth occurs in moving vehicle, the person-in-charge of the vehicle is to be informing about    the birth.

The following fees to be deposited along with the application form

Use Form 91 (if the birth is within 21 days) – Rs. 2/-

Use Form 92 (if the birth is within 30 -1 year) – Rs.5/-

Use Form 93 (if the birth is after 1 year ) – Rs.10/-

Use Form 10 1A (Naming the child)—Rs.5/-

Use Form 10 1B (Naming the child)—Rs.5/-

Use Form 13 1A( for Verifying the Records) –Rs.2/-

Use Form 13 1C(for Issuance of Certificate)—Rs 5/-

Use Form 14 1C(for Issuance of Non-availability of certificates/where records of events are not available)—Rs. 5/-

Birth Certificate Application Forms

The required form can be available from Municipal Corporations / Municipalities / NACs / Other concerned local authority and it can be downloading by the applicant in some cases.

Website: http://edistrict.hp.gov.in/

This service aims to provide issuance of birth certificate to the citizens. Birth certificate is certification provided to the citizen by the government confirming and verifying their place of Birth in the district

Supporting Documents

  1. Discharge report / Primary report
  2. Self declaration letter by head of family

Application Fee

  1. No fees if applied within 21 days from the date of birth
    2.  Rs 2 after 21 days and within 30 days
    3.  Rs 5 after 30 days and within 1 year
    4.  Rs 10 after 1 year

How to Apply

  1. For Online: Click the apply online button from edistrict website.
  2. For Offline: Click Issuance/Registration of Birth Certificate link at home page after then download the service form