How Do I? > Obtain Death Certificate

Step by Step procedure for issue of Death Certificate

  • The application forms are available free of cost from the office of The Registrar (Births & Deaths) (Download Form)

  • The fully filled application form duly signed by the applicant is submitted to the concerned authorities.

  • The cashier/ clerk/ computer operator receives the application with required fee and applicant is given a receipt. This fee can also be paid in treasury on treasury challan form T.R.6.

  • The required certificate can be collected personally or by post giving self addressed envelope with the application.

Any member of the family can apply for this Certificate

  • Check List of Documents

  • Verification Procedures

Details mentioned in the form are verified from the actual records of nursing homes and hospitals in case of birth. In case the birth is not registered within 21 days then the registration is made on verification conducted through revenue authorities. For registering Death after one year, the registration takes place in the court of the SDM.

  • Prescribed Time Schedule

The Death Certificate is issued to the applicant in 7 working days.

  • Addresses of Concerned Officers

  • Civil Surgeon cum District Registrar, Births and Deaths at District Level for Rural Area.

  • Executive Officer/ Local Registrar, Births and Deaths in Municipal Committee for Urban Area.

  • Fee Prescribed

  • Fee for one copy of Certificate: Rs. 21/-

  • Search fees for one year : Rs. 2/-

  • Sanctioning Authority

Registrar ( Birth and Death) of the concerned area.

  • Grievance Redressal System

In case of any Grievance one may contact

  • Registrar ( Birth and Death)

    Dr. Harshwardhan

    30 Bays Building, Sector 17, Chandigarh



District Registrar, Births & Deaths

Dr. G.C. Bansal

Municipal Corporation,

Sector 17, Chandigarh




District Health & Family Welfare

Dr. Kavita Talwar

Old Health Centre,

Sector 22, Chandigarh.

0172 - 2700928