Registering a death is a legal requirement, you need to do this to obtain documents for the funeral director and for dealing with the deceased's estate.
Guidelines for filling up the form:
- A death has to be registered within 21 days of its occurrence.
- In the event of a failure to register a death within the stipulated period of 21 days, one has to obtain a non-objection certificate (NOC), which is issued when a Death Certificate has not been obtained for more than one year after the death.
- The applicant can apply for the certificate at the receipt counter of the Public Facilitation Centre, Deputy Commissioner's Office.
- The operator accepts the application and gives a computer-generated receipt of the application.
- A printout of the certificate is taken, based on the data from the application.
- The certificate, along with the document, is sent to the concerned officer, and upon approval of the officer through a signature, the certificate is sent back to the receipt counter to be issued to the applicant.
- Make sure you have all the necessary documents that are listed under the "Required Documents" section and approach the Directorate of Health Service and make the application appropriately.
A death has to be registered within 21 days of its occurrence.
Accompanying Documents required including:
- Scan copy of application form
- Certificate of Death issued from Private Hospital/Nursing home (Mandatory)
- Goanburah certificate (Mandatory)
- Post¬mortem report (if applicable)
- Permission for Delayed Death Registration (if applicable)
- Any other document
- Due date for submission: Within 21 Days from the date of Death
- Time for processing (approximate):10 days
How to apply?
a) To apply Offline visit your nearest Public Facilitation Centre
b) Click here to apply Online
Form(s) to be filled: