A birth certificate is a document of identity issued by a state government that records the birth details of a person.
In Uttarakhand, it is compulsory to register every birth as per the Registration of Birth Act, 1969. The Chief Registrar and the District Registrar in the state are responsible for issuing the birth certificate.
Let’s look at the procedure for obtaining Uttarakhand birth certificate in detail.
Registration of Birth in Uttarakhand
Any individual, who is a resident of Uttarakhand or any citizen or foreigner who born in the state of Uttarakhand can register his/her birth:
- If the birth takes place in a hospital, nursing home or medical institution, such birth is to be reported by the institutions themselves.
- If the birth occurred at home, it is the responsibility of the head of the family, or any other family member to report such births.
Where to register birth if it has been occurred at home?
Step 1: Visit https://crsorgi.gov.in/
Step 2: Sign Up and register the birth at Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India Online Portal.
Online Birth Certificate Registration Process- Uttarakhand
Step 1: Click on the Generate Now button and fill your Uttarakhand birth certificate application form.
Step 2: Download & print the form and attach required documents along with the Uttarakhand birth certificate application form.
Step 3: Submit your birth certificate documents file to the concerned department in your area.
Step 4: On submission of application, an acknowledgement slip will be given to verify the status of your application.
Step 5: The concerned authority will issue the Birth Certificate within seven working days from the date of application.
Documents required to get Birth Certificate in Uttarakhand
In Uttarakhand, the following documents are required to be produced at the time of submitting the application form for the birth certificate:
- Proof of birth from the hospital where the child is born
- ID proof of the parents
- Address proof of the parents
- Marriage proof of the parents
How to Track Application Status?
The application status may be checked by clicking the ‘verification & check status’ link on the login page.