Birth Certificate: Punjab
The Executive Officer under the Municipalities Act is the Assistant Registrar
(Birth & Death).
The Civil Surgeon acts as a District Registrar (Birth & Death).
member of the family can apply for this Certificate.
by step Procedure
- The forms are
available free of cost from the office of the Registrar (Births &
Deaths) The fully filled application form duly signed by the applicant is
submitted to the concerned authorities.
cashier/clerk/computer operator receives the application with required fee
and applicant is given a receipt. This fee can also be paid in the
treasury on treasury challan form T.R.6.
- The required
certificate can be collected personally or by post giving a self-addressed
envelope with the application.
List of Documents
- Fee Receipt/Copy
of Challan if paid in the Treasury
mentioned in the form are verified from the actual records of nursing homes and
hospitals in case of birth. In case the birth is not registered within 20 days
then the registration is made on verification conducted through revenue
Birth Certificate is issued to the applicant in 7 working days.
of Concerned Officers
Surgeon cum District Registrar, Births and Deaths at District Level for Rural
Officer/Local Registrar, Births and Deaths in Municipal Committee for Urban
for one copy of Certificate: Rs.2/-
fees for one year: Rs.1/-
(Birth and Death) of the concerned area
case of any Grievance one may contact Civil Surgeon cum District Registrar
(Death and Birth)
Or Chief Registrar, Births & Deaths and Director Health & Family
Parivar Kalyan Bhawan Sector 34-A, Chandigarh
Mistakes to avoid
address and other details mentioned in the form should be the same as recorded
in the hospital, nursing home etc.
Births should be registered within 20 days from the birth of the child.
case the birth is not registered within 20 days, then the registration is made
on verification conducted through revenue authorities.
case of urban areas, births are also reported by the nursing homes and
birth of which delayed information is given to the Registrar can be registered
under Section 13 (1, 2 and 3) of RBD Act-1969 as follows:
- 13(1) - After
21 days but within a month of its occurrence shall be registered on
payment of late fee Re. 1/- (One).
- 13(2) - After
thirty days but within one year of its occurrence shall be registered
only with the written permission of the District Registrar, Births and
Deaths and on payment of a late fee of Rupees Three and on production of
an affidavit made before a notary public or Magistrate 1st Class.
- 13(3) - Any
birth which has not been registered within one year, of its occurrence,
shall be registered only on an order of Sub-Divisional Magistrate and on
payment of a late fee of Rupees Five and on production of an affidavit
made before Magistrate 1st Class giving reasons for non-registering the
- In urban areas,
if the birth occurs in a hospital, health centre, maternity home or
nursing home or other like institutions, the medical officer incharge is
responsible to get enter the event in the O/o the respective local Registrar.
- In rural areas,
in respect of births in a house, the head of the household, the nearest
relative present in the house and the oldest adult male person present in
the house during the period within which the birth has to be reported can
enter the event in the chowkidar book. The chowkidar gets that event
registered in the register of the concerned police station twice a month.
- Births and still
births are registered at the place of occurrence in the office of the
Registrar of Births & Deaths for that area. Whenever an event takes
place, the informant specified for such an event has to declare the fact
of the event along with certain particulars in the Live Birth Report (Form
2), Still Birth Report (Form 3), as the case may be, to the Registrar of
the Local Area.
- The informant is
required to declare the fact of the occurrence and particulars of an event
within 21 days.
Application Form for Obtaining the Post- Birth Benefit