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Arunachal Pradesh Death Certificate


Arunachal Pradesh Death Certificate

A death certificate is a legal document issued by the State Government to declare a person’s demise officially. The Certificate is issued to the nearest relatives of the deceased person that states the date, fact and cause of death. By obtaining a death certificate, a family can avail certain benefits that are provided to the deceased person’s family members like insurance or widow pension. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining the Arunachal Pradesh death certificate in detail.

According to the State’s Birth and Death Registration Act, 1969, every death taking place in Arunachal Pradesh has to be registered within 21 days. The death must be reported in an application that will be sent to the nearest Registrar of the locality by Gaon Bura/ Anchal Samiti Member/ Any HoD or Gazetted Officer.

Death Registration

There are various procedures for registration, depending on the occurrence of a death, which are as follows:

If a death has occurred in a house, the oldest person or the head of the family has to report it to the nearest Birth and Death Registration Office. If a death occurs in a hospital, it has to be reported by the concerned Medical Officer of the locality. If a death occurs in a local area, it has to be registered by the headman of the village or with the area’s police station.

Required Information

The following details have to be known about the deceased person:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of Death
  • Gender of the deceased
  • Age of the deceased
  • Father’s/Husband’s name of the deceased
  • Place of Death
  • Religion
  • Occupation of the deceased
  • Details of Medical treatments given to the deceased before death
  • Informant’s Details

Required Documents

To apply for a death certificate, submit the following documents along with the application.

  • Form No. 2 of Death Report.
  • Medical Certificate declaring the death of the person.
  • Aadhaar Card.

Application Procedure

To apply for a death certificate, death registration is compulsory with the respective authority of the locality. The online procedure to apply for a death certificate is as follows:

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website.

Step 2: Click on Citizen e-services Tab

The applicant has to click on ‘Citizen e-services’ Tab in the Home page screen.

Step 3: Choose How to Obtain Death Certificate

The applicant then has to choose the option ‘How to Obtain Death Certificate’.

Step 4: Form Downloaded

By clicking that option, the applicant can download the death certificate application form.

Offline Procedure

The offline procedure to obtain a death certificate is as follows:

Step 1: Approach the Center

The applicant has to approach the nearest Death registration office.

Step 2: Receiving the application form

The applicant has to receive the application form the concerned registration officer.

Step 3: Enter the Details

Once receiving the form, the applicant has to enter all the details about the death of the person.

Step 4: Submission of the Form

After duly completing the application form, it has to be submitted to the officer. Verification will be conducted by the authorities, and the Certificate will be issued within a month from the date of submission of the application.

Fee Structure

The fee applicable for obtaining a death certificate depends on the time taken to register the death.

  • If registering a death within a month, the fee applicable is Rs.5.
  • If registering a death after a month, the fee applicable is Rs.10.
  • If registering a death after a year, the fee applicable is Rs.15.