Change Name in Birth Certificate Online

By | September 1, 2016

Change Name in Birth Certificate Online: Birth Certificate is an document that contains the information related to birth of child, given at the time of registration of birth by relative of child. It is essential to register every birth under Birth and Death Registration Act, 1969. Registration of Birth should be done within 21 days of birth of child. This service is provided without charging any fee. So, every parent or relative of parents can collect it from the Municipality after registration of birth.

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Birth Certificate contains the personal details such as Name of child and parents. In case, there is an error in the name of child or name of father or name of mother then correction in the name specified in Birth Certificate can be made.

Errors such as wrong name, name is not correctly spelled, printing mistake changes in surname can be corrected. For such correction, applicant has to approach the Municipality/ Municipal Council/ Corporation where name of child is registered and make application on plain paper there. With the application, essential documents such as Affidavit mentioning correct name is to be submitted for rectification of name.

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Correction in name in Birth Certificate can be made online. For this, desired person need to Visit to the State Government website or concerned department’s portal and obtain application form. With application form, documents proving the correction.

For correction in Birth Certificate, applicant has to enter personal details such as Name, Address, Date of Birth, Place of Birth , Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Address etc. and Service details such as Mode of Delivery, Correction details that is to be done, Registration Details such as Registration Office, Registration Number, Date of Registration etc.


  • Application Form
  • Copy of Birth Certificate (self attested)
  • Copy of School certificate of child/Father/Mother in case of correction in their name (self attested)
  • Witnesses of two credible persons like Sarpanch/ Panch /Municipal Councilor (MC) / Member of the Legislative Assembly(MLA) / Member of Parliament ( MP) or Gazetted Officer under state rule
  • Copy of Report of hospital / Nursing home in case of institutional delivery(self attested).
  • Voter Card for proof of residence and relationship / Copy of Bank Passbook / Copy of Passport/ Copy of Driving License / Aadhar Card (self attested)

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21 thoughts on “Change Name in Birth Certificate Online

  1. Jyoti

    Name is not mentioned on my daughter’s birth certificate. I want it to be updated. Kindly suggest me the process for same.

    1. sarthak

      Name is not mention my son birth cetificte pls sajest me wat m I do

    2. santosh

      Name is not mention my son birth cetificte pls sajest me wat m I do

  2. sanwat singh

    Payal name ka birth certificate ek mahina pehle correction k liye dala that jo abhi tak muje wapas receive nahi hua.

    1. joginder singh

      birth certificate mai name change kerwana hai ….kya processes hai …pls btao

  3. Jamil Ahmed Shakir

    My baby certicate problem of by mistake my name ( father name).

  4. Kadar

    I want to change Father name because my farthers pet name is Irfan and original name is kadar my uncle putted the pet name on birth certificate so please help me sir

  5. laxman subhash pawar

    My cousins change name in birth certificate hand change birthdate please fast please fast

  6. Mohammed saiyaz

    Birth certificate per father name mistake hai kiya wo correct ho sakta hai agar hoga to kaha jana parega.

  7. Goku

    On my Birth certificate my father name is mentioned wrongly how can i get it corrected please help/suggest

  8. Gautam Singh Kaushik

    My child 4.5 year sturdy at kg 1.. How to change first name in birth certificate. Please help me.

  9. Ekta Patel

    I have my birth certificate but it is gujrati and even my surname isnt mention anywhere on my birth certificate and i want it for my passport purpose,
    How to apply for it

  10. arvind adhithya

    in my birth certife there in an old name.. so please kindly help me to change of name in birth certificate!! what are all the documents should i submit??


    My son name change so pls change name to birth certificate yas ya no pls tell us sir

  12. sunirmal sadhu

    Name change My Ďaughters birth certificate mistake
    Please help me

  13. Anthony Mascarenhas

    I have adopted a baby girl from patna , bihar. We reside in Mumbai. It took nearly 8 months to receive the birth certificate. The birth certificate date of birth and the name is incorrect. Please advise how to get it rectified. I have the court order with all relevant details in order.
    Anthony Mascarenhas.

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