Civil Registration System

| Sector: Health Care

The Registration of Births and Deaths has been made compulsory at the place of occurrence. With the implementation of Tamil Nadu Registration of Birth and Death Rules, 2000 with effect from 01/01/2000 and in accordance with the provisions of sec. 30 of the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969, the registration of Birth and Death should be done within 21 days of its occurrence. Immediately after registration of birth or death, a birth/death certificate has been issued at free of cost to the informant.

After 21 days but within one year, the events can be registered with a late fee. After that but within a period of one year, the events can be registered with a written permission of the prescribed authorities along with late fee.

After one year period, the events can be registered with Sub District Magistrate (Revenue Divisional officer) order and late fee.

The child name once registered cannot be changed. If at all any change needed in the name of the child, they can use the gazette notification along with the birth certificate.

Birth or Death can be registered at the place of occurrence, and not in the native place or at the place of burial.

Death occurred in Institutional Medical Certificate Cause of Death Form 4 and Death not occurred in non institutional form 4A are should have given to the registrar at the time of Registration of death.

The pregnant mother should have registered her pregnancy to village health nurse / Urban health nurse for getting RCH id.

RCH id is mandatory for getting Birth certificate.


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Registration of Births and Deaths