What is the procedure to obtain Death Certificate in Bangalore?
- Death occurred at hospital or house has to be registered before 21 days at the nearest Medical Health Offices of BBMP and Certificate can be obtained.
- After 21 days up to 30th day Death can be registered with a penalty of Rs. 25/- (Rupees Twenty Five only)
- From 31st day to 365 days Death can be registered by producing affidavit with a penalty of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty only).
- For more than 365 days, Court Order is required for registration.
- In the normal circumstances one copy of Death Certificate will be issued at the time of discharge by the Hospital Authorities at Free-of-cost
If a death occurs at a hospital, a relative should fill Form 2, which the hospital will then send to the BBMP office. The hospital will provide Cause of Death Certificate free-of-cost as soon as the death occurs. The Medical Officer, Health, BBMP will provide the death certificate, which can then be collected at a specified date.
If a death occurs at home, Form 2 can be filled later at the BBMP zonal office. If the death happens while under a doctor's treatment, the doctor would be responsible for giving the certificate free of charge.Applicants have to submit documents including the Cause of Death and cremation certificates at the BBMP zonal office, after which the Medical Officer,Health, BBMP will conduct an inquiry and the certificate will be issued.