Procedure To Apply For Birth Certificate Tamil Nadu

Birth Certificate is one of the most important document which is useful at various stages in life to prove age, nationality and is must while applying for passport, education and health purposes. Normally, the procedure is that one should apply for the birth certificate within 21 days from the day of birth else the procedure becomes a lot more complicated when application is made after many years. The hospital maintains the record of children taking birth at their hospitals and then that information is forwarded to the registrar of corporation of Chennai. If child takes birth at home, the parents need to register his/her birth to the local authorities and they will provide the registration number using which the parent can apply online for the birth certificate on the website of Corporation of Chennai. The process is pretty simple and the process is fast.

Information required for the form (* means mandatory):

  1. Registration Number*
  2. Child Name
  3. Gender*
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Place of Birth
  6. Name of Father
  7. Name of Mother

Who can apply for the Birth Certificate?

  1. Anybody who has taken birth in Tamilnadu can apply for Birth Certificate in Tamilnadu

Documents Required:

  1. Resident Proofs (Voter Id, Aadhar Card, Electricity bill, Driving license)
  2. Aadhar Card of both parents and child (if child is not a new born baby)

Application form:

To apply online for the birth certificate applicant need to fill up online form from the link mention below and follow the steps it displays (Online Form:

Contact Details:

  1. Municipal Corporation
  2. Local Authorities

In case of serious grievance and complaints contact here

Mayor of Corporation of Chennai
Ph. No.: 044-25619300/25384438

Deputy Mayor of Corporation of Chennai
Ph. No.: 044-25619210/25382979

Commissioner of Corporation of Chennai
Ph. No.: 044-25381330/25619200

Deputy Commissioner of Corporation of Chennai
Ph. No.: 044-25384231/25619351


To know more please follow the below links

  1. Chennai Corporation Contacts:
  2. Download the form: Birth Certificate Application Form
  3. Online Application form:

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