Death registration has been done in the State of Haryana as per Birth & Death
Registration Act and Haryana Birth & Death Registration ruling. Accordingly
every Death is to be reported and registered within 21 days at the place of its
occurrence in the prescribed reporting forms.
When a Death has taken place in a house
Head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the House or oldest person
in the family or AnganwadiSewika or Chawkidar are also responsible to inform the
concerned registrar for the event.
When the Death has taken place outside the house
When occurrence took place in a Sadar Hospital/Sub-Divisional Hospital/Medical
College Hospital/Referral Hospital people will get certification of Death from
the same concern as the deputy superintendent of the hospitals and officers
In-charge of Referral Hospital and PHCs are denoted as registrar for their
In Maternity Home and other like Institution: Medical officer In-charge is
responsible to inform the occurrence to concerned registrar and will obtain
death certificate from the registrar and hand it over the person. The Medical
Officer in-charge can take a self addressed stamp envelop from the attendant of
In a Jail: Jail In-charge is informers.
In a Dharmshala, Boarding House etc: Person In-charge is informer.
In a Moving Vehicle: Person In-charge of the Vehicle is informer.
Found deserted in a public place: Headman of the Village/In-charge of the local
police station are informer.
Death Certificates in Haryana are issued by the Local Bodies namely PHC./CHC
(list attached) for rural area and M.C. for urban area, within 7 days from the
date of receipt of prescribe application form from the applicant. After a short
enquiry registrar will register the case and provide the certificate. In case of
Death took place in Moving Vehicle, Registration will be done in the first place
of halt of the vehicle.
Gram PanchayatSewek-cum- Registrar (Birth & Death),
Concerned Gram Panchayat areas.
Medical officer-cum-Registrar (Birth & Death) Concerned Municipal Corporation
Medical officer/Executive officer/Special officer/ Chairman/Deputy
Chairman-cum-Concerned Registrar of Municipality/N.A.C
Deputy Superintendent-cum- Registrar (Birth & Death) Concerned
Medical College Hospital, Sub divisional Hospital Medical Officer Incharge-cum-
concerned referral hospital
All Medical Officer Incharge of P.H.Cs and Additional P.H.Cs
Application on a prescribe form.
Proof of Death of the person in respect of whom the certificate is required.
Affidavit specifying place, date and time of death of the person.
All documents to be attested by a Gazetted Officer.
Note: After one month to maximum one year
of the event an affidavit may be asked by the authority as per the situation.
Form for Death Certificate:
Criteria Used for deciding the casee
It is on the Registrar's Satisfaction to register the
Fee for obtaining the copies of certificate
No fee is required for certificate but every additional copy cost Rs 5/- each.
Rule for registering after due date
There is a prescribed rule and fee structure for late
registration and submission of required documents, after that permission from a
competent authority has to be obtained.
Procedure of Late Registration
A Death can be registered after 21 days but before 30 days of occurrence on
payment of late fee.
A Death can be registered after 30 days but before 1 year of occurrence after
obtaining written permission from the Registrar and on payment of late fee.
A Death can be registered after 1 year of occurrence after obtaining an order
from the Executive Magistrate deputed for this job by S.D.O and on payment of
Fee Structure for Registration
Registration within a period of 21 days of occurrence - No fee
Registration after 21 days but up to 30 days of occurrence - Rs.1/-
Registration after 30 days but up to 1 year of occurrence - Rs.1/-
Registration after 1 year of occurrence - Rs.1/-
Changes in the Certificate
Changes in the certificate can be undertaken at same
registration unit on a written request along with an affidavit and undertaking
from the informant.
Normally you should be getting a response within 21 days.