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Obtain Death Certificate in Chennai :

As you know the death certificate can be obtain after 21 days of its occurrence. Death certificate can be obtained from the concerned office or Municipalities office. All the death and birth record are maintained here itself.  To know more about the application process of death certificate then kindly read below:

Eligibility Criteria:
As per rules, the births, death will have to be registered within 21 days from the date of its occurrence.

Concerned Department :
In the concerned Municipalities, Corporations and Special Village Panchayats, the concerned local bodies undertake the registration of deaths.
In Village Panchayats, the responsibility for registration of deaths is with the Revenue Department and the Village Administrative Officers in the Village Panchayats are the Registrars of Deaths.
Deaths taking place in a medical institution will be intimated for registration by the institution directly to the registering authority.
When death has taken place in the house, the head of the family or the nearest relative of the family will need to register in the prescribed format along with a medical certificate.
Beyond the prescribed time limit, if a registration is done, it is accepted with a payment of penalty upto a period of one year. If a registration is to be done beyond the period of one year, it will be registered only on receipt of a judicial order from a Magistrate and with penalty.
Procedure :
In rural areas, the Register of Deaths is holded and maintained in the Taluk office for 2 years and is then transferred to the respective Sub-Registrar’s Office. Hence, in rural areas, the Death Certificate can be obtained from the Taluk Office within 2 years and thereafter it has to be applied for in the Sub-Registrar’s office and obtained.
In Town/ Municipal areas, the Registers of Deaths are maintained by the respective Town/ Municipal Office.
The forms have to be asked for in the above offices and obtained.
Departments :
In rural areas, the Taluk Offices and Sub-Registrar’s offices are the concerned offices for registration or issue of certificates. Taluk offices come under the Revenue Administration Department.
Town Panchayats (at present called Special Village Panchayats) come under the Rural Development Department.
Municipalities and Corporations come under the Municipal Administration and the Water Supply Department.

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