Bihar Death Certificate
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.
The following details of the deceased have to be mentioned by the applicant:
- Name of the Individual
- Date of Death
- Father’s or husband’s name
- Residential Address
- Place of Death
While applying for a death certificate, submit the following documents:
- Birth certificate.
- Affidavit specifying the date and time of death.
- Identity proof.
- Address proof.
- Ration card copy, if available.
- Aadhar card copy, if available.
- Appropriate court fee stamps
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.
- 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.
The fee for the application form is payable either online or offline.
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.
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 Challan@Bank
By clicking ‘Pay by Challan@Bank’, the applicant can use the Bank Name option. The applicant can also pay using ‘Pay by Challan@ULB’.
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.
For any queries, the applicant can contact the help desk number: 1800 121 4554.