Mizoram Birth Certificate

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Mizoram Birth Certificate

Birth certificates are important government identity documents that enable an individual to benefit from various services offered by the Indian Government. The birth certificate states the date, place and fact of an individual’s birth. Also, the certificate serves as evidence at the time of applying for several legal identity proofs like driving license, passport, Aadhaar card, etc. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Mizoram birth certificate.

Need for the Document

Birth certificates are used for the following reasons:

  • To get the right to vote
  • For admission to schools
  • To apply for government jobs
  • To travel abroad
  • To apply for a passport
  • To register the name in the ration card
  • For age proof to get married at the right age
  • To settle inheritance
  • To avail property rights
  • To get government-issued identity documents

Birth Registration

As per the Registration of Birth Act 1969, it is mandatory for every citizen to register their birth within 21 days of its occurrence to the respective State or Union Territory. The Government has taken initiatives to assist its citizens in registering the births by appointing Registrar General in the Centre and Chief Registrars in the States.

  • If a birth has occurred in a house, the Head of the family or the nearest relative of the child or Anganwadi Sewika or Chawkidar can register the birth.
  • If a birth has occurred in a Sadar Hospital/Sub-Divisional Hospital/Medical College Hospital/Referral Hospital, the Deputy Superintendent of the hospitals and officers-in-charge can register the birth.
  • If a birth has occurred in a  Maternity Home and other nursing institutions, the medical officer has to register the birth.
  • If a birth has occurred in jail, the jail in-charge has to register the birth.
  • If a birth has occurred in a Dharamshala, Boarding House etc., the person-in-charge has to register the birth.
  • If a birth has occurred in a moving vehicle, the person-in-charge of the vehicle has to register the birth.
  • If a birth has occurred in an abandoned place, the Headman of the village or the person in charge of the local police station can register the birth.

Delayed Registration

The following things have to be carried out for a delayed registration process:

  • An application form with a fee of Rs.5 has to be obtained from the DC office counter.
  • The applicant has to submit an educational certificate or a Baptismal certificate or date of birth as entered in a service book.
  • The applicant has to submit the application to the judicial branch, DC Office Complex, that are located in all districts of Mizoram.
  • The verification process will be conducted by the respective local Registrar of Births.

Documents Required

To apply for a birth certificate furnish the following documents along with the application:

  • Parents’ birth certificate
  • Parents’ marriage certificate
  • Birth proof was given by the hospital
  • Parents’ identity proof
  • An affidavit stating the birth details

Application Procedure

Given below are the steps to apply for a birth certificate:

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website.

Step 2: Birth Certificate application form

The applicant can get the birth certificate application form from this portal.

Step 3: Enter the Details

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

Step 4: Upload the documents

The applicant has to upload all the scanned documents with the application form.

Step 5: Submit the application

On completion of all procedure, the applicant has to submit the application form.

Step 6: Verification Process

The authorities will conduct a verification process to check the accuracy of the details given by the applicant.

Step 7: Issuing the certificate

After the verification process, the applicant can receive a certificate from the concerned authority.

Once issued, the certificate is valid for the lifetime for various purposes.

Fee Structure

An individual can register a birth in the respective Registrar of Births.

  • All births registered within 21 days of its occurrence is free of cost.
  • To register a birth from 21 days to 30 days of occurrence, a fee of Rs. 2 requires from the applicant.
  • To register a birth within one month of its occurrence in the Registrar of Birth, a fee of Rs. 5 requires from the applicant. Along with this, the applicant has to submit registration permission from the Addl Chief Registrar of Births and Director of Economics and Statistics.
  • To register a birth after one year of its occurrence in the Registrar of Birth, a fee of Rs. 10 requires from the applicant. Along with this, the applicant has to submit registration permission from the Magistrate First Class in the prescribed format.

Contact Details

For further queries, the applicant can call the given phone number: +91-0389-2323190.

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