• Dr. Krishan Kumar, IAS
    Dr. Krishan Kumar, IAS
    Administrator, BMC
  • Sj. Samarth Verma
    Sj. Samarth Verma, IAS
    Commissioner, BMC



How do I issue Birth Certificate ?

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation is issuing Birth and Death Certificates for the inhabitants of the City. City Health Officer who has been declared as the Registrar, Birth and Death for the Bhubaneswar City has been issuing   such certificates on application within 24 hours after depositing the government fees in shape of treasury challan.

Issue of the Birth and Death Certificates for last nine years (up to 28th September,2010 ).
Year Birth Death Total
2002 13478 2727 16205
2003 13905 2628 16533
2004 16297 3031 19328
2005 11831 1779 13610
2006 9926 4439 14365
2007 10392 4983 15375
2008 10165 1637 11802
2009 19451 4556 24007
2010 Upto 20/11/10 19377 4421 23798

What is Birth certificate?

The birth certificate is the most important identity document for an individual which is most useful to proof the date as well a place of birth.

Why you need the Birth Certificate?

The necessity for a birth certificate arises to avail benefits from a gamut of services offered by the government to its citizens. We require the birth certificate to avail the following facilities:

    To prove parentage and family relationship
    For admission into Educational Institutes.
    For recruitment in Armed Forces.
    To exercise the Right to vote.
    For availing an insurance policy.
    To obtain driving licenses.
    For obtaining Passport.
    To avail PAN Card.
    For claiming the right to marry at the legally permissible age.
    For settlement of inheritance and property rights.
Legality of Birth Certificate

In India it is mandatory under the Law (as per the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969), to register every birth with the concerned State/UT within 21 days of its occurrence. The government accordingly has provided a very structured system for registration of birth, with the Registrar General at the Centre and Chief Registrars in the states, running through district registrars to the village and town registrars at the periphery.

Eligibility criteria to avail Birth Certificate

Any individual who is the citizen or NRI born in the state are eligible for availing the birth certificate. The birth certificate is issued to the parents in favour of child on the basis of application and specific amount deposited with application form to the concerned authority.

Procedure for Registering Birth Certificate

There is a defined process to obtain the Birth certificate in Orissa. Normally, head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the house or oldest person in the family in case the event is occurring in the house is to inform the concerned authority about birth. Medical officer in-charge or any other officer authorized by him, in case of institutional event.

After delivery of the child in case of institutions i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, etc. the authorities    have to    register the birth reports to the registrar of birth and death of the concerned jurisdictions.

  In case of domiciliary births the household is entitled to submit the reports to the concerned authority for    registering the birth event.
   In case the birth occurs in the jail, it is to be informing the concerned jailer.
  If the birth occurs in hostel, dharmasala, boarding house, lodging house etc. the event is to be informing    the    concerned person-in-charge.
  In case the birth occurs in moving vehicle, the person-in-charge of the vehicle is to be informing about    the birth.
Birth Certificate Application Forms
The required form can be available from Municipal Corporations / Municipalities / NACs / Other concerned local authority and it can be downloading by the applicant in some cases.
Necessary Documents to be attached with the application form
  Child’s name.
  Date of Birth.
  Order of birth Institution’s name where the child was born.
  Father’s & Mother’s name.
  Permanent address.
  You can also send the discharge slip from the hospital / nursing home / health centre attached with the    application form.
The following fees to be deposited along with the application form
  Use Form 91 (if the birth is within 21 days) – Rs. 2/-
   Use Form 92 (if the birth is within 30 -1 year) – Rs.5/-
  Use Form 93 (if the birth is after 1 year ) – Rs.10/-
  Use Form 10 1A (Naming the child)—Rs.5/-
  Use Form 10 1B (Naming the child)—Rs.5/-
  Use Form 13 1A( for Verifying the Records) –Rs.2/-
  Use Form 13 1C(for Issuance of Certificate)—Rs 5/-
  Use Form 14 1C(for Issuance of Non-availability of certificates/where records of events are not available)—Rs. 5/-
Availability of Certificate
The individual can avail the birth certificate within a specified time as fixed by the authority after furnishing the above formalities.
Concerned Authority for Registration of Birth/Issuance of Birth Certificate/Registering Complain
  In urban areas, , the following concerned authorities are responsible for Registration of Birth/Issuance of Certificate/Registration of Complain
    Registrar (Birth and Death) –cum- Health Officer for Municipal Corporations
    Executive Officer for Municipalities/NACs
  In rural areas, the following concerned authorities are responsible for Registration of Birth/Issuance of Certificate/Registration of Complain
    Medical Officer in charge UGPHC (Upgraded Primary Health Centre)/CHC (Community Health Centre)/PHC (Primary Health Centre).
We can collect the Relevant Information from the following ways
 To view your birth registration report under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Click here.
 To download birth application form of BMC Click here.
City Health office Address
City health Office,
Kharavel Nagar, Bhubaneswar