BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR NON AVAILABILITY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR NON AVAILABILITY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE

BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR NON AVAILABILITY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE

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.

BIRTH CERTIFICATE – Non-availability of Birth Certificate 

Birth Certificate is issued based on entries in valid Indian passport. Therefore, it can only be issued if an Indian passport is presented in original at the counter or by mail.

A certificate of ‘Non availability of birth certificate’ can be issued only to those Indian citizens who were born in India before 2nd June 1969 on presentation of their Indian passport in original.

How to Apply: 

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Download the Miscellaneous Application form and fill it up carefully. Each applicant is required to fill up separate Miscellaneous Application form and affix his/her photograph on the same.

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Applicant’s current valid Indian passport in notarized photocopies of the first five pages and last two pages. Notarized photocopy of the documents showing valid US visa status.

Applicant who is a non-Indian passport holder may provide notarized photocopy of his/her last Indian passport and the current passport.

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Notarized photocopy of any of the following documents as proof of residence: US Driving License, Utility Bill, Lease Agreement, State Identity Card, or Mortgage Deed.

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Photocopies of these documents may be attached with the application.  Ensure that photocopies of these documents are legible.

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Fee:  A fee of US$25.00 per copy and an additional fee of US$2.00 (Two Only) towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) per application. The fees may be paid in cash or as two separate money order/cashiers’ cheque drawn separately towards fee and ICWF, in favour of Embassy of India, Washington DC.

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Processing time: Ten working days from the date of receipt of mail at the Embassy subject to submission of all requisite documents by applicants.

 

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Please send in the application enclosing a trackable pre-paid self-addressed return mailing envelope to Consular Section, Embassy of India, 2536 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20008.. Incomplete applications will be send back indicating the requisites to complete the application.