Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate

Overview

A Birth Certificate is the most important identity document and serves to establish the date and fact of one’s birth for a whole range of purposes, like acquiring the right to vote, admission to schools, obtaining Government identity documents like a driving license or passport. Legalaid will take care of all the documentation and formalities to get the birth certificate.

Birth certificate may be required in one of the following instances:

    • New born
    • Misplacement of original birth certificate
    • Birth certificate was never issued

Required Documents

      • Affidavit of one parent/ relative specifying place, date and time of birth of the person
      • Proof for date of birth (photocopy of any one of the following – class 10th certificate, school leaving certificate, Aadhar card, voter ID card, PAN card, driving license)
      • Identity proof of one Parent (photocopy of any one of the following documents will suffice: Aadhar card, passport, voter ID card, PAN card, driving license)
      • Photocopy of identity proof of the Applicant (photocopy of any one of the following documents will suffice: Aadhar card, passport, voter ID card, PAN card, driving license)
      • Proof of address where the birth of a child took place (photocopy of any one of the following documents will suffice: house tax receipt, allotment letter, sale deed, hospital record)
      • Signed authority letter