Andhra Pradesh Birth Certificate
Andhra Pradesh Birth Certificate
Birth certificate is a document of identity issued by a state government that records the birth details of a person. The document registers the name, gender, date and place of birth, parent’s name and residential address of a person. All citizens born in Andhra Pradesh are eligible to apply for an Andhra Pradesh birth certificate. Once obtained, the certificate is valid for lifetime. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Andhra Pradesh birth certificate in detail.
Purpose of Birth Certificate
A birth certificate is used as an evidence to state a person’s birth in a particular place. The certificate serves as a proof of a person’s age for various purposes like school admission, obtaining a driver’s license, applying for a passport, marriage license, to determine family history, retirement benefits, etc. This certificate also helps to apply for various schemes that are offered by the Government.
According to the Registration of Birth Act, 1969, every birth has to be registered within 21 days of its occurrence. The Local Body Municipalities in the urban areas and the Mandal Revenue Office in the rural areas are birth registration centres in Andhra Pradesh.
The following are the required documents to apply for an Andhra Pradesh birth certificate:
- The register record, if the birth takes place at a dispensary or in a hospital.
- Form 2, if the birth has occurred in a house.
To register a birth online, the following procedures have to be followed:
Step 1: Log on to the website
The applicant has to log on to the official website https://onlinetg.meeseva.gov.in/CitizenPortal/UserInterface/Citizen/OnlineRegistrationform.aspx
Step 2: Enter the Details
The applicant has to enter all the required details.
Step 3: Submit the form
The applicant has to submit the form after entering all the details in the application form.
Given below are the steps that have to be followed to apply for a birth certificate.
Step 1: Registering Birth
All births have to be registered in the concerned birth registering centre within 21 days.
Step 2: Enter the details
The applicant has to enter all the details in the prescribed form issued by the Registrar.
Step 3: Approach the Authority
The birth details registered in the dispensaries or in the hospitals will be sent to the local bodies. When the details are sent to the Municipality or to the MRO, the applicant has to approach the authority and apply for the same.
Step 4: Certificate Issue
The certificate will be issued after proper police verification ordered by the revenue authorities.
Delivery of the Certificate
A fee of Rs. 15 is applicable if the birth has been registered in a MeeSeva. If the certificate has to be delivered within the GHMC limits, a fee of Rs. 25 is applicable. If the certificate has to be delivered within the state and outside GHMC, a fee of Rs. 40 is applicable. If the certificate has to be delivered within India, a fee of Rs. 60 is applicable.
The applicant can log on to the official website to know the various office locations in the state.
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