In Chandigarh, it is mandatory to register death under the concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration of Chandigarh as per the provision of Registrations of Death Act, 1961. Every death of a person has to be registered, and the death certificate will be issued to nearest relatives of the deceased. The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh is responsible for the issuance of the death certificate in the state.
Process of obtaining death certificate in Chandigarh
- Click on the generate now button, answer few questions and get a pre-filled death certificate application form, Chandigarh.
- Attach required documents along with this form.
- Submit the application form to the concerned operator.
- Sub-registrar officer will forward the request for a death certificate to the concerned authority.
- The concerned Department will process the death certificate request, and after successful verification, the authorised Government Officer will issue the death certificate.
- The Death Certificate will be issued to the user within 7 working days.
Who is responsible for registering a death in Chandigarh?
The registration of death can be done by these specified persons:
- If the Death occurs in the house: The head of the household is eligible to register the death in the concerned Registrar Office.
- If the Death occurs in hospital: A person who is authorised by the medical institution is responsible for death registration in the respective Registrar Office.
- If the Death occurs in jail: The jail in-charge can register the death with the concerned Registrar Office.
- If the Death occurs in public place: The local police in-charge or headman of the village can register the death.
Documents required for registering a death in Chandigarh
The following required documents need to be submitted at the time of death registration in Chandigarh.
- Application form (Click here to get a pre-filled application form)
- Proof of birth of the deceased.
- Cremation/ Burial Certificate
- Certificates of Institutes – Hospital/ Doctors
- The document which contains the time and place of death.
- Passport size photograph of the deceased.
Who is the concerned authority for registering a death?
In Urban areas: Executive Officer/ Local Registrar, Births and Deaths in the Municipal Committee.
In Rural areas: Civil Surgeon cum District Registrar, Births and Deaths at the District Level.
Applicable Government Fee for Registering Death in Chandigarh
|1||Death registration within the month (one copy of Certificate)||₹ 21|
|2||Death registration after 30 days||₹ 30|
|3||Search fees for one year||₹ 2|