Process to Register Birth Certificate in Jharkhand

Process to Register Birth Certificate in Jharkhand

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 Jharkhand. 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.

To obtain the Birth certificate one has to submit the application form along with the proof of birth, affidavit with all the proof like time, place and date of the birth. If registration will be done within 21 days then there will be no fees charged for the same and if the registration will be done after 20 to 30 days then Rs.10/- will be charged for the same. http://jharkhand.gov.in/onlineservice.html for more details you can log on to this link.

How to Apply:

To apply the birth certificate one must have the various things in hand to get it easily.

Registration number of the child

If a person didn’t have the registration number then he will contact to the Health officer.

As a parent a person must have the identity.

An individual must have the debit/credit card for payment gateway to pay the fees of the respective certificate.(annexure 1)

A person will give his valid contact number and e mail id to get the details of the certificate from the registrar office.