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Obtain Birth Certificate: Uttar Pradesh

Every Birth has to be reported and registered within 21 days at the place of its occurrence. After one year, births can be registered by the order of a first class magistrate only.


  • When the Birth has taken place in a house - the head of the house or the nearest relative of the head of the house, or the oldest person in the family.
  • When the Birth has taken place outside the house:


In a Hospital/Health Centre, Maternity Home or other similar institutions

Medical Officer In-charge or any officer authorised by him/her


In a Jail

Jail In-charge


In a Hospital, Dharamshala, Boarding House, etc.

Person In-charge


In a Moving Vehicle

Person In-charge of the Vehicle


Found deserted in a public place

Headman of the Village/In-charge of the local police station


A Birth Certificate can be obtained by applying through the prescribed proforma with fee as fixed by local body authorities. The certificates are issued from the registration centres/offices of the local bodies in the zone under which the parents of the child were living at the time of birth.

Concerned Authority

  • Municipal Corporation
  • Nagar Palika
  • Nagar Palika Parishad

Necessary documents/papers

  • Application form with fee.
  • Proof of Birth of the person for whom the certificate is required.
  • Affidavit, if birth is being registered after one year of its occurrence.

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