Name addition to the Birth Certificate. How is that possible?

Name addition to the Birth Certificate. How is that possible?

Are you trying to add a name to your Indian birth certificate? If so, you have found the appropriate blog. You must go through the birth certificate name addition process. The process of adding a name to a birth certificate is not very complicated. You can modify the name listed on your birth certificate by following the simple instructions provided in the blog post below.

Birth certificates are issued by the Municipal Corporation or Municipal Council in some parts of India, but in rural areas, the Tehsildar at the Taluka level and the Gram Panchayat Office are the relevant authorities. It is simple to change or update a person's name on a birth certificate. The simple methods listed below can help you.

Importance of Birth Certificate:

We must first understand the significance of birth certificates before discussing the topic of name addition on birth certificates. Why is it crucial that the details on your birth certificate should correct?

For a child to be admitted to a school or university, as well as for hospital benefits, inheritance, and property claims, a birth certificate is necessary. It behave as a child's identity, making it the first and most significant right. The following processes require it:

  1. Identifying one's age is necessary for insurance purposes.
  2. Proving the paternity
  3. Age verification required for employment & marriage
  4. For taking addmission to universities and colleges
  5. Proving the Enrollment Age for the Electoral Rolls
  6.  Adding your name to the National Population Register
  7. For immigration (like getting a green card)

A person is not recognised as an Indian citizen without a birth certificate, which may cause them ineligible for all benefits and rights. So, don't forget to obtain a copy of your child's birth certificate as soon as possible after birth and add your child's name to it.

 Documents required for birth certificate name addition:

The following are the documents you must required for the birth certificate name addition:

  1. Application form
  2. Valid birth certificate
  3. Affidavit from local notary
  4. Affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper stating the name on that.
  5. Address proof (Voter ID, Driving License etc.) of parents as per requirement
  6. Aadhaar card
  7. Aadhaar Card of Parents as per requirement
  8. Name of the Parent
  9. Date of birth of the child
  10. Location of residence

Procedure for the addition of name in Birth Certificate:

You should need to follow the following procedure for birth certificate name addition:

  1. A Birth Certificate Update Form can be obtained from the municipal corporation office or gramme panchayat where your child was born to add your name to the birth certificate.
  2. Obtain an affidavit from a nearby notary, then talk to the officer about adding your name to the birth certificate.
  3. Make an affidavit on minimal non-judicial stamp paper stating the basis for the name addition.
  4. Fill out the form, and send it along with an affidavit or certified copy of the judge's original signature to the municipal corporation.
  5. After submitting your application, publish an advertisement in your neighbourhood newspaper and the official state gazette.

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