Death Certificate Agents in Delhi Noida Gurgaon

Certainly death certificate is a decisive record issued by the Municipal Corporation of a state certifying the date of death. Today Death Certificate is the only document that requires lots of legal formalities to removes all maximum legal obligations to receive pension, insurance, account fund, property transfer and other entitlements of the deceased person. A request for a death certificate can be made by the blood relative of a deceased person who needs the death certificate for deed transfer, entitlement or for other legal issues.

What is a death certificate?

In India Death Certificate is an another important document issued by the municipal corporation of a state to the family members of a deceased person certifying the date of death, age of deceased , Mother and Father’s name, residential address and other important information useful to get pension, account funds and property transfer.

Why It Is Required?

It is mandatory to bring it to the notice of Municipal Corporation office of the state along with proper date and time to register every birth taken within 21 days by the family members or the guardian of the deceased at the place of the occurrence to take over from legal obligations.

Legal Framework

In India it is compulsory to register every death under birth and death act 1969 with the concerned state and territory within a time limit of 21 days or less. For this the government of India has established a very flexible structure system of registration of birth according to state, city and zone wise with the chief registrars in the district and the Registrar General in the centre to connect small towns and villages too. The applicable conditions where a person is required to register a Birth are:

  • If the death takes place at home: A letter written by the local MLA/MP/Sarpanch/Municipal Councillor/Doctor certifying the details of the death mentioned by the head of the family.

When the Birth had taken place outside the house:

  • In a registered Hospital or authorized Nursing Home: A certificate issued by the competent authority or the S.O of the Hospital/Nursing certifying the details.
  • In a Prison: A certificate issued by the jail authority or Jail Superintendent.
  • In a Hotel, Lodge, Boarding House or Dharmshala: A letter/Certificate issued by the incharge of the hotel or the trust verifying the details.
  • In a Plane or Train: A certificate issued by the medical officer incharge of the train or the plane.

Eligibility Criteria

The death certificate is issued to the family members of the deceased person.

Concerned Authority

  • In urban areas - Registrar (Birth and death)-cum-Health Officer for Municipal Corporations - Executive Officer for Municipalities/ NACs
  • In rural areas – Senior Medical Officer of Primary health Centre, Upgraded Primary Health Centre and Community Health Centre.


  • A death incident must be registered by the head of the family to the concerned authority in case it has occurred in house.
  • In hospital, the death can be registered by the medical officer of the hospital.
  • The local police station incharge of that area can also register the death on the request of the concerned person.
  • For a death certificate, the concerned authority must be informed on a priority basis.
  • The Form to attain death certificate is available in the office of Municipal Corporation.