REGISTRATION OF BIRTH 

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH

Owing to the growing spread of COVID19, it has been decided to stop the walk-in Miscellaneous Consular Services at the Embassy of India with effect from March 16, 2020. The services will continue to be provided through Postal mail/shipping.

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH 

Birth (out of India) of a new born child to Indian parents should be first registered at following MHA website, where details/procedure are available 

https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/Home2.aspx?formcode=09 

As a next step, birth of the new born should be registered at the Embassy in order to obtain the Indian passport. The registration of birth must be done at the Embassy within one year of the Child's birth. 

How to Apply by Mail: 

 

 

1.

Download the Miscellaneous Application form and fill it up carefully along with the completed Birth Registration Form.

2.

Two copies of the print out of duly filled in, online MHA application form referred above, signed by both parents, same as in their current passport (duly notarized).

3.

Notarized copy of the Birth Certificate of new born child issued by local authorities.

4.

Self Sworn Affidavit of both parents that they have not taken any other nationality for the child.

5.

Self Sworn Affidavit (NOC) of both parents that they have no objection to the registration and obtaining passport for the child.

6.

Current Indian passports of both parents, in photocopy of the first five pages and last two pages. Photocopy (notarized) of the document showing valid US Visa Status.

7.

Fee: A fee of US$25.00(Twenty-Five Only) and an additional fee of US$2.00 (Two Only) towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) per application. The fees may be paid in two separate money order/cashiers’ cheque, drawn separately towards fee and ICWF, in favour of Embassy of India, Washington DC.Please send in the application enclosing a trackable pre-paid self-addressed return mailing envelope. Incomplete applications will be sent back indicating the requisites to complete those.

8.

Processing Time: Same day, however, if unforeseen technical reasons occur, services can be delayed till those problems are resolved.