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Death Certificate


A Death Certificate In is a document issued by the State Government to the nearest relatives of the deceased, stating the date and the cause of death. MyAdvo will help you get the death certificate through an expert well versed with the process.

In India, it is recommended to register every death with the respective State/UT Government within 21 days of its occurrence.

Steps involved in obtaining Death Certificate

Death Certificate registration involves the following steps: Registering the death with the State/UT Government within 21 days of its event. Then filling the form prescribed by the registrar and proper verification. It takes 2-3 weeks to issue the Death Certificate after submission of the application.

Documents and Questionnaire

A checklist of documents and a questionnaire will be provided to record your details.


Upon receiving filled questionnaire, we will draft an Affidavit, Authority letter and Application form and share the soft copies for your signatures.

Notarization of Affidavit

You are required to take a print out of the Affidavit and get it notarized from a local notary.

Dispatching documents

You are required to send in the documents to us through courier.

Submission of application

The application along with all documents will be submitted at the office of Registrar of Deaths.

Collecting and dispatching Death Certificate

After issuance of death certificate, which could take 2-3 weeks after submission of application, we will collect and dispatch the same to you through courier.

Documents required for Death Certificate

The following documents are required to obtain a death certificate:

  • Proof of Birth of the deceased

    • Photocopy of any one of the following – birth certificate, matriculation certificate, aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, voter id card
  • Affidavit specifying the date and time of death

  • Identity Proof of the deceased person

    • Photocopy of any one of the following documents will suffice: aadhar card, passport, voter ID card, PAN card, driving license
  • Proof of Death

    • Photocopy of any of the following – crematorium receipt, hospital letter etc.
  • Passport size photo of the deceased

  • Signed authority letter

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