How to get Birth Certificate in Chennai?

Birth Registration – Automatically at Hospital

  1. New Born birth registration will be done by the Hospital where you deliver the baby.
  2. Parents must submit Identity proof (This is typically AADHAR, Ration Card or Passport) and complete the application which will be provided by the hospital and submit it in the hospital.
  3. The hospital will register the birth with the Greater Chennai Corporation and get the registration number.
  4. You can do a basic search in corporation birth certificate by providing the gender and Date of birth after 1 or 2 weeks after birth.
  5. At this point, the online Birth Certificate will have only father name and mother name along with Place and DOB.
  6. This BC will not have the baby name since the baby name would have not been kept till now. All the birth will be initially registered only with Parents Name.
  7. If you cannot find the BC online after a search, check your hospital and enquire if they have registered it and confirm.
  8. Once you see the registered Birth of your baby in the site, download the online BC and print it.
  9. Chennai corporation has 15 zonal offices and identifies the zone office under which the hospital of delivery falls. This will be conveyed to you by the maternity hospital where you delivered.

Adding Child Name to Registration at Corporation Zonal Offices

  1. Take a copy of BC, ID proof for both Mom and Dad, Address Proof (Ration Card, Adhaar), Marriage Certificate.
  2. Go to counter for Birth / Death registration and say you want to add a baby name to birth register.
  3. The representative will provide you with a form to fill. This is the form in which you must provide Baby name and undertaking that you would not change the baby name in future. You have to fill the name in English though the form is in Tamil.
  4. Submit the form along with BC, ID proof, Address proof, MC etc to the representative. (No fees) If the period is beyond a month of birth then a fee of Rs.5 is applicable.
  5. Your baby name would be added and keep checking after a week in same site corporation birth certificate 

The baby name must have been added anywhere between a day to a week. Good Luck.

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