Death Certificate is an essential record which is used to confirm someone is no longer living. It is commonly used for closing accounts, claiming benefits and availing returns from any policies etc. However, death certificate rules and by-laws vary from state to state, so there’s a lot to learn if you’re hoping to get one for your lost beloved.
Before we jump to understanding the steps of Application lets fathom the most vital pre-requisites of this whole process:
The process of Application changes as per the cause of death, location and situation:
You must make sure at which stage are you applying for the death certificate. These may vary from state to state but in Delhi-NCR these stages are as following:
Thus depending upon the stage at which you are submitting your application will have different protocols, might attract extra fee and separate set of documents required for completing this application.
One must make a choice of mode before he/she begin the application. You can apply either online or in person you may also alternatively get the help of our professionally managed services for the same (you may call us now +91 9773883555. Any of these modes of application has its pros and cons, which may predominantly affect the process cycle of this application.
Note that some method (depending on the stage of your application – within 21 days of death, within 30 days of death, within 3 months of death or after 3months of death, so on and so forth) might have an additional processing fee too.
Apply Death Certificate Online Delhi-NCR: One can apply online through following links (please read the terms mentioned in those links carefully).
Apply Death Certificate Online Delhi
Apply Death Certificate Online NOIDA
Apply Death Certificate Online Gurgaon / Gurugram
In-person: Alternatively, another option is to visit in person to the county health department of your state or city’s Department of Health to obtain the DEATH APPLICATION FORM. Before your visit, check the current operating hours of the office by calling.
One has to duly fill the Death Certificate Application Form in all required sections. This form asks information about the deceased and the applicant, and it is not optional. If you do not or by mistake fail to fill the complete sections, your application is likely to be rejected by the issuing authority of state, you might then require to amend or even make a completely fresh application.
You have to, enter the name of the deceased, his/her date of death, place of death, and your relationship with the deceased. Also, you have to mention your information as an applicant – your name, phone number, mailing address, email address, and the purpose of your request. You must also sign the document under requisite section.
There are specific optional sections in these Death Certificate Application Forms to enter vital record if you want to specify any. This helps office staff locate the record, so it’s highly recommended.
As aforementioned in the stages of application for Death Certificate section the requisite list of documents will vary, also this varies from state to state in India. But Majorly you have to be prepared with the following set of documents in the case of natural death at Home:
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Proving your eligibility is one of the final steps in the death certificate application. If you fail to include eligibility proof, your application is most likely not to be processed and go on hold or rejected until submission of the same or applying afresh. You will need to submit / send an acceptable valid photo ID, like Adhar Card, Passport or government-issued Driver’s License.
Additionally, you will be expected to submit other proofs, if you’re not an immediate family member. This could be a copy of the will or the court’s authorization, letter from magistrate etc.
Once you properly know all the pre-requisites for the chosen mode of application, you’re now ready to submit your application which has to be duly filled. You must ensure that you’ve entered all required information currently and fully, as well as fulfilled the payment details. From there, submit your application online (you will have to scan all the requisite documents and upload the same as guided through the official application websites) or submit in person.