How to do birth registration and center for it in Kolkata, West Bengal

As per rule birth registration should be done within 1 year of child's birth and it is compulsory for all. If you are not aware about the procedure, follow this article to know in details about birth registration and borough wise centre where registration can be done.

Any birth taking place within the jurisdiction of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) should be registered. As per rule birth registration should be done within one year. If the child birth registration is delayed by more than one year it can be done can only on the basis of orders of Executive / 1st Class Magistrate of the KMC area.

There are 15 borough in KMC and office of the Executive Health Officer of each borough is the Registration Unit for all births occurring within the respective Borough area.

Procedure to get birth registration in Kolkata

A birth can take place in a private hospital, in a Government hospital or at home. The process of registration of birth is as follows

a. If the child's birth is at a private hospital or nursing home in Kolkata, registration can be done or birth certificate can be obtained at Health officer office of respective borough usually after 6 weeks from the date of birth but the birth events should be reported in prescribed registration format by these hospital or nursing home within 21 days from the date of birth to concerned Health Officer of that borough.

b. If the child birth takes place at Government hospitals in Kolkata, birth certificate can be obtained from the respective borough upto one year.

c. If there is domiciliary birth that is birth at home, certificate can be obtained from borough but the head of the family should report at ward health unit along with a medical certificate from the doctor or midwife or traditional birth attendant.

How to get delayed birth certificate in Kolkata

If registration of birth has not been done within one year of birth, the birth certificate in such case can be obtained by producing non availability certificate from KMC Main Office, Health Department at 5, S.N. Banerjee Road, Kolkata - 700 013 on production of supporting documents like Voter ID card, Educational Record, Ration Card etc.

Charges for Birth certificate from KMC, Kolkata

1. For first copy of birth certificate within a period of one year from the date of birth it is free of cost from the borough and Rs 100 is for each additional copy.
2. For non availability certificate for getting birth certificate after one year Rs 500 is charged.

Birth registration centers and borough address in Kolkata

Borough I - 10, B.T. Road, Cossipore, Kolkata - 700 002

Borough II - 79, Bidhan Sarani, Kolkata - 700 006

Borough III - 109, Narkeldanga main Road, Kolkata - 700 014

Borough IV - 213/B, Chittaranjan Avenue, Kolkata - 700 006

Borough V - 22, Surya Sen Street, Kolkata - 700 012
(a) W-36, WHU-36, 10 Hansi Street, 2nd Floor
(b) W-37, WHU-37, 92 Baithak Khana Road, 1st Floor
(c) W-40, WHU-40, 22,Surya Sen Street
(d) W-41, WHU-41,25,Balmukund Maccar Rd
(e) W-42, WHU-42,under the Fly Over on Raja Woodment Street
(f)) W-43, WHU-43,128, M.G. Road
(g) W-44, WHU-44,1, Nilmadhab Sen Lane
(h) W-45, WHU-,under the Fly Over on Raja Woodment Street
(i) W-48, WHU-48, Medical College Hospital
(j) W-49, WHU-49, 34, Surya Sen Street
(k) W-50, WHU-50,27/1 Sashi Bhusan Dey Street

Borough VI- (a). NRS Hospital
(b) WHU 46+47 - 16, Jadunath Dey Rd
(c) WHU 51+52, Raja Subodh Mallick Sq
(d) WHU 54+55 & 60 - 3, Girish Bose Road,Kol-14 (Taltala Dispensary)
(e) WHU 53+61+62, 21, Hazi Md Moh Sqn (Hazi Disp)

Borough VII - a. WHU-59, P-65, Sundari mohan Ave, Kol 14
b. WHU-63, 9/1, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kol-17
c. WHU-66, 38, Sreedhar Roy Rd
d. WHU-58, 12, Gobindo Ghattick Rd, Kol-46
e. WHU-85, 3A, Dover Terrace, Kol-29
f. WHU-56, 48, Radhanath Chowdhury Rd, Kol
g. WHU-68, 175/2, Rashbehari Ave, Kol-29.

Borough VIII - a. 36.Ballygunge Circular Road
b. Tiljala Road
c. Ladian Park, 3, Ramamoy Road
d. 118, Hazra Road
e. 26. Debenda Ghosh Rd, Bhowanipur, Kol-25
f. Vivekananda Park (Br Office Gr. Floor)
g. Southern Avenue
h. 1, Panchanantola Road

Borough IX - a. Belvedere Road, Kolkata - 700 027
b. 59, Dr. Sudhir Bose Road
c. 2, Hide Road
d. 103, Tollygunge Road
e. Bhukailash Roj Bari

Borough X - 217, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata - 700 033

Borough XI - Atabagan Health Centre, Garia, Kolkata - 700 084

Borough XII - 47, Garia Main Road, Kolkata - 700 075

Borough XIII - 2, Raja Rammohan Roy Road, Kolkata -700 008

Borough XIV - 516, Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata - 700 024

Borough XV - E 3, Circular Garden Reach, Kolkata - 700 024
WHU - 135, Shyama Charan Pal, KMC
WHU - 134, G.R. Mat Home, B3, P.D. Jaan Lane
WHU - 138, Karbala Railline (Battala) (Santoshpur Rly goods office)
WHU - 139, Kashyapara
WHU - 140, Khaldhari Mullick Para

Chief Municipal Health Office's office - The Kolkata Municipal Corporation,
5, S.N. Bannerjee Road, Kolkata - 700 013.(1st floor).


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