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Government Of Assam Hailakandi District

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Permission for Delayed Death Registration

Checklist:

  • In India it is mandatory under registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 to register every death.
  • Scan copy of application form

Overview

A Death Certificate is a document issued by the authority to the nearest relatives of the deceased stating the date, fact and cause of death. It is essential to register death to prove the time and date of death, to establish the fact of death, to use it as a legal instrument enabling settlement of property, inheritance, pension and to authorize the family to collect insurance and other benefits. In India it is mandatory under registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 to register every death. .

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant should be citizen of India.
  • Production of Death Certificate issued by Nursing Home /Private Hospital and burial certificate. 

Documents Required

The application should include the following documents:

  • Hospital or Doctor's Certificate regarding Death/Cremation Certificate or Age Proof (any)
  • Proof of Resident.
  • Affidavit
  • Any other document
  • Scan copy of application form

Type of Service

Online only 

Step by step procedures to apply

  • After receiving the application along with all the required documents the Designated Public Servant will forward the application within 5 (five) working days to the concerned Circle Officer for his report.
  • The Circle Officer will submit his report within 20 (twenty) working days from the date of receiving the application from the office of DC/SDO (Civil) after verifying the details through field verification.
  • The designated Public Servant will issue/reject the Certificate based on the report of concerned Circle Officer within 5 (five) days from the date of receipt of the report .The whole process of issuing the Permission for Delayed Death Registration Certificate will take a maximum of 30(thirty) working days. 

Whom to contact

Administration branch o/o the Deputy Commissioner, Hailakandi, Assam.