Bihar Death Certificate

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Bihar Death Certificate

A death certificate is a record approved by a doctor, declaring the cause, date, and place of a person’s death. The certificate is issued to the relatives of the deceased person. It is mandatory to obtain a death certificate so that the family of the deceased can collect insurance, settle property disputes and avail other benefits.

Registration of Deaths

The first step in obtaining a death certificate is registering the occurrence of death. The following instructions have to be followed to register a death in India:

  • The applicant has to register a death within 21 days of the date of death.
  • Death can be registered by the spouse, children or any family member of the deceased.
  • To register a death in a village, the applicant has to approach the Anganwadi Center.
  • The certificate can be obtained with the Registrar’s endorsement if the death is reported within a year.
  • If the death is reported after one year, the certificate will be issued by the executive/First Class Magistrate of the concerned area.

Required Details

The following details of the deceased have to be mentioned by the applicant:

  • Name of the Individual
  • Date of Death
  • Gender
  • Father’s or husband’s name
  • Residential Address
  • Place of Death
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Occupation
  • Religion

Required Documents

While applying for a death certificate, submit the following documents:

Application Procedure

To apply for a death certificate in Bihar, follow the procedure given below:

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website.

Step 2: Click Death Certificate

The applicant has to click on ‘Death Certificate’, and a pop up opens for registration.

Step 3: Registering Procedure

The applicant, prior to making the application, has to register using the email ID or mobile number on the official website.

Step 4: Enter the Details

After the registration process, the application form opens. The applicant has to enter all the required details in the application form.

Step 5: Fee payment

The applicant, after entering all the details, have to proceed with the online fee payment of the application.

Step 6: Submission of the form

Once completing all the procedures, the form has to be submitted.

Step 7: Providing Reference Number

The applicant will receive a reference number to track the application status.

Fee Structure

  • The cost of the first two death certificate copies is Rs. 10 each.
  • The cost of additional computer-printed death certificate copies is Rs. 50 each.
  • The cost of the new death certificate is Rs. 300.

Payment Mode

The fee for the application form is payable either online or offline.

Online method

Step 1: Enter the details

The applicant has to enter all the details in the application form.

Step 2: Select Online

From the option ‘Select the mode of Payment’, the applicant has to click on ‘Online.’

Step 3: Click Submit

Once the Online mode is selected, the applicant has to submit the application form.

Step 4: Enter Payment Details

The applicant has to enter the payee name and mobile number. Email ID is automatically uploaded.

Step 5: Select Bank 

The applicant has to select the appropriate bank through which the payment will be made.

Step 6: Click Pay

To proceed with payment, the applicant has to click on ‘Pay’ option.

Step 7: Enter the Payment method

The applicant has to enter the card type, card number, name, CVV number, and expiry date.

Step 8: Click Pay Now

After completing all the procedures, the applicant has to click on the ‘Pay Now’ option.

Offline Method

Step 1: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter all the required details.

Step 2: Select Offline

From the option ‘Select the mode of Payment’, the applicant has to click on ‘Offline’.

Step 3: Pay by [email protected]

By clicking ‘Pay by [email protected]’, the applicant can use the Bank Name option. The applicant can also pay using ‘Pay by [email protected]’.

Step 4: Click Submit

The applicant can then submit the application form by clicking the ‘Submit’ option.

Step 5: Click on Print Challan

After submitting the challan, the applicant can print the challan by clicking on the ‘Print Challan’ option.

Step 6: Making the Payment

The applicant can then take the challan to the ULB/Bank to make the payment. Once the payment is successfully made, the applicant receives a copy signed by the concerned authority.

Contact Details

For any queries, the applicant can contact the help desk number: 1800 121 4554.

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