KMC Procedures to obtain Birth Certificate
There were various procedure to originate the child’s birth certificate. Procurement of the certificate of birth is the most common procedure that one has to follow:
I. At the office of the Borough Ex-Health office, the certificate of birth is obtained within the time period of six weeks from the birth date.
II. Computerized birth certificates were also obtained from the head office of the Municipal Corporation of Kolkata. The head office is situated at the Kolkata’s 5, S.N. Banerjee Road - 700 013. After the 8 weeks from the birth date of child, this certificate can be taken from the head office. One can obtained the birth certificate from the department of Health.
III. At the time of obtaining this document, the child name should be inserted.
IV. For those children whose birth had been taken place at the private hospital or nursing home, one should follow the procedure 1 & 2 for this.
For the children whose birth taken place at the government hospital, then the procedure follows should be as:
I. The birth certificate should be obtained upto one year from the birth date from the ward unit of the concerned health department. There should be certificate of medical from the government hospital that is mandatory.
II. If one is not able to obtained the birth certificate during one year of time period then that certificate can be available at the Health Department office of KMC. Only after the birth reports verified, one can get the birth certificate.
In domiciliary birth event case, procedure of KMC to obtain birth certificate are as follows:
I. The information about the child birth should be reported to the nearby ward unit area.
II. This certificate of birth should be taken in the time period of one year after the child birth. If the registration got delayed, then with the permission of the borough Ex-Health Office’s first class Magistrate, one can get the certificate copy.