Process to Register Birth Certificate in West Bengal

Process to Register Birth Certificate in West Bengal

Every birth shall be registered within 14 days and every death shall be registered. Any person who wants to register a birth shall inform the concern office in the prescribed format (Appendix) along with a certificate from the person or Medical Institution, who conducted delivery in the case of.

Beyond the prescribed time limit, if a registration is done, it is accepted with a payment of penalty up to a period of one year. If a registration is to be done beyond a period of one year, it will be registered only on receipt of judicial order from a Magistrate and with penalty. Beyond the prescribed time limit, if a registration is done, it is accepted with a payment of penalty up to a period of one year. If a registration is to be done beyond a period of one year, it will be registered only on receipt of judicial order from a Magistrate and with penalty.

(1) In the case of domiciliary events of births and deaths referred to in clause (a) of sub section (1) of section 8 which are reported direct to the Registrar/Sub-Registrar of Births and Deaths, the head of the house or household, as the case may be, or, in his/her absence, the nearest relative of the head present in the house may collect the extracts of birth or death from the Registrar /Sub-Registrar within thirty days of its reporting. .

(2) In the case of domiciliary events of births and deaths referred to in clause (a) of subsection (1) of section 8 which are reported by persons specified by the State Government under sub-section (2) of the said section, the person so specified shall transmit the extracts received from the Registrar /Sub-Registrar of Births and Deaths to the concerned head of the house or household, as the case may be, or, in his/her absence, the nearest relative of the head present in the house within thirty days of its issue by the Registrar / Sub- Registrar .

(3) In the case of institutional events of births and deaths referred to in clauses (b) to (e) of sub-section (1) of section 8, the nearest relative of the new born or deceased may collect the extract from the officer or person in charge of the institution concerned within thirty days of the occurrence of the event of birth or death.

(4) (5) If the extract of birth or death is not collected by the concerned person as referred to in sub-rules (2) to (4) within the period stipulated therein, the Registrar/Sub Registrar or the officer or person in charge of the concerned institution as referred to in sub-rule (4) shall transmit the same to the concerned family by post within fifteen days of the expiry of the aforesaid period.

Authority for delayed registration and fee payable therefore:

(l) Any birth or death of which information is given to the Registrar after the expiry of the period specified in rule 10. – 5, but within thirty days of its occurrence, shall be registered on payment of a late fee of rupees two: Provided that-where a Sub-Registrar is appointed for the purpose, he shall register such events with the permission of the Registrar.

(2) Any birth or death of which information is given to the Registrar /Sub-Registrar after thirty days but within one year of its occurrence, shall be registered only with the written permission of (a) the District Registrar or the Additional District Registrar in rural area. (b) The Chief Municipal Health Officer/ Administrator/Chief Executive Officer of a Municipal Corporation. The Chairman / Administrative Executive Officer / Officer of a Municipality. The Chairman /Executive Officer of a cantonment or notified area-as the case may be, and on payment of alate fee of rupees five, and production of an affidavit made before a Notary Public or a First Class Magistrate. Any birth or death which has not been registered within one year of its occurrence shall be registered only on an order of an Executive Magistrate and on payment of a late fee of rupees ten.

Applicants who want to get the certificate first may have to collect some documents like for the date, place of birth or death along with the address proof for the parents and contact information proof. Applicants who want to get the duplicate copy or other copy for certificate will have to pay the Rs. 100 extra to get it. However the validity of it is lifetime but in case of lost, dame you can apply for a new fresh copy. In the case of any death or birth in vehicle you have to give the information to that person who is in charge at that place. More information about the registration has been given through the west Bengal health department official website page  http://www.wbhealth.gov.in/download/rule_birth.pdf.

Fill the Application with following details:

Birth date

Name of child

Gender (male / female)

Place of birth

Father’s name of child

Mother’s name of child

Nationality of child

Religion of child

Complete postal address

Permanent address
After filling these information applicants have to make their sign on the bottom of application form and then need to submit it in concerned department. Same like this the candidates can download the death certificate and need to fill that with the required information as per mention below:

Leave the rest form to fill by the official person in whom the department will provide you registration number, date of registration, certificate number and date of submission. The next part will be used for the office order where cashier will fill the amount which he had received to making the certificate.