Death Certificate

Description

Overview:

Registering a death is a legal requirement; you need to do this to obtain documents for the funeral director and for dealing with the deceased's estate

Form(s) to be filled

Application for Death Certificate

Guidelines for filling up the form

A death has to be registered with in 21 days of it's occurrence. In the event of a failure to register a death within the stipulated period of 21 days, one has to obtain a non-objection certificate (NOC), which is issued when a Death Certificate has not been obtained for more than one year after the death.

The applicant can apply for the certificate at the receipt counter of the Public Facilitation Centre, Deputy Commissioner's Office.

 The operator accepts the application and gives a computer generated receipt of the application.
 A printout of the certificate is taken, based on the data from the application.

 The certificate, along with the document, is sent to the concerned officer, and upon approval of the officer through a signature, the certificate is sent back to the receipt counter to be issued to the applicant.

Make sure you have all the necessary documents that are listed under the "Required Documents" section and approach the Directorate of Health Service and make the application appropriately.

Eligibility criteria:

  • A death has to be registered within 21 days of its occurrence.
  • Fees including the Payment Mode:
  • Online "Rs. 30 Processing Fee, Rs. 10 Printing Fee per page, Rs. 5 Scanning fee"

Documents Required:

  •     Scan copy of application form
  •     Certificate of Death issued from Private Hospital/Nursing home (Mandatory)
  •     Goanburah certificate (Mandatory)
  •     Post¬¨mortem report (if applicable)
  •     Permission for Delayed Death Registration (if applicable)
  •     Any other document

Important Timelines

Due date for submission: Within 21 Days from the date of Death

Time for processing (approximate):10 days

Whom to contact

Joint Director, Health Services of any District

Service Type:

a. For Offline: Public Facilitation Centers

b. For online: "www.assam.gov.in"

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