Apply Marriage Certificate 

A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both husband and wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Joins or Sikhs or where they have converted into any of these religions. Where either of the husband or wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Joins or Sikhs the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

Upon clicking at 'Apply Marriage Certificate' option, citizen will be provided with an electronic Marriage Registration Form where in Citizens are required to fill-upfill-up bride and groom particulars in the boxes provided for against the respective titles.


Necessary Documents to be attached

  • Form of Application - A & B for Registration of Marriage Under Hindu Act ,1955
  • Affidavit of Notary/Executive Magistrate that the couple is married under Hindu Marriage Act 1955 and staying together. Attach the affidavit-Joint(Bride + Groom) with the form.
  • Attach the Affidavit of Bride Father/Mother with the form.
  • Attach the Affidavit of Groom Father/Mother with the form.
  • Joint photograph of marriage of both Bride and Groom is to be attached with the form.
  • Invitation Card of marriage of both Bride and Groom is to be attached with the form.
  • Proof of Date of Birth-Both sides (Bride and Groom).
  • Identity Proof of both the Parent.
  • Treasury Challan of respective amount as specified is to attach with the application form.
  • Residential proof of Bride/Groom i.e. required document of any of the party who is the permanent resident of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation area is to be attached with the form (RoR/ Sale deed of Flat with Holding Tax receipt/ Residential Certificate to be issued by the Tahasildar in case, there is mismatch of address of ID proof and Residential proof address of permanent residence).

Verification Procedures of documents for Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Hindu Marriage Rule, 1960

  • For Age Proof – Verification of Certificate
  • Affidavit is to be verified and name & residential proof address (permanent) of applicant/ parties is to be verified
  • Name and present address of father/guardian is to be verified.
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name and address of witness of marriage is to be verified.
  • Residential proof & identity proof to be corroborative to Municipal Corporation Area
  • Identity proof of Voter ID Card, Aadhar Card, Passport or any Govt. of Odisha Identity card.



  • Within 1 month of marriage, treasury challan of Rs. 17/-
  • And after 30 days of marriage, treasury challan of Rs. 42/-


Marriage Registration Verification Day and Timings (Only On Working Days.)

  • WednesDay -   3P.M. to 5 P.M.
  • SaturDay -   12P.M. to 2 P.M.


For More Information Contact

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation,
Deputy Commissioner Office 
Vivekananda Marg,
Gautam Nagar,
Bhubaneswar-14, Orissa
Phone -0674-2431547


Bhubaneswar Municipal  Corporation is issuing Birth and Death Certificates for the inhabitants of the City. City Health Officer who has been declared as the Registrar, Birth and Death for the Bhubaneswar City has been issuing such certificates on application within 24 hours after depositing the government fees in shape of treasury challan.

Issue of the Birth and Death Certificates for last nine years (up to 28th September,2010 ).

Year   Birth Death Total  
2002 13478 2727 16205  
2003 13905 2628 16533  
2004 16297 3031 19328  
2005 11831 1779 13610  
2006 9926 4439 14365  
2007 10392 4983 15375  
2008 10165 1637 11802  
2009 19451 4556 24007  
2010 Upto 20/11/10 19377 4421 23798  

What is Birth certificate?

The birth certificate is the most important identity document for an individual which is most useful to proof the date as well a place of birth.

Why you need the Birth Certificate?

The necessity for a birth certificate arises to avail benefits from a gamut of services offered by the government to its citizens. We require the birth certificate to avail the following facilities:

  •     To prove parentage and family relationship
  •     For admission into Educational Institutes
  •     For recruitment in Armed Forces
  •     To exercise the Right to vote
  •     For availing an insurance policy
  •     To obtain driving licenses
  •     For obtaining Passport
  •     To avail PAN Card
  •     For claiming the right to marry at the legally permissible age
  •     For settlement of inheritance and property rights

Legality of Birth Certificate

In India it is mandatory under the Law (as per the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969), to register every birth with the concerned State/UT within 21 days of its occurrence. The government accordingly has provided a very structured system for registration of birth, with the Registrar General at the Centre and Chief Registrars in the states, running through district registrars to the village and town registrars at the periphery.

Eligibility criteria to avail Birth Certificate

Any individual who is the citizen or NRI born in the state are eligible for availing the birth certificate. The birth certificate is issued to the parents in favour of child on the basis of application and specific amount deposited with application form to the concerned authority.

Procedure for Registering Birth Certificate

There is a defined process to obtain the Birth certificate in Orissa. Normally, head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the house or oldest person in the family in case the event is occurring in the house is to inform the concerned authority about birth. Medical officer in-charge or any other officer authorized by him, in case of institutional event.

After delivery of the child in case of institutions i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, etc. the authorities have to register the birth reports to the registrar of birth and death of the concerned jurisdictions.

In case of domiciliary births the household is entitled to submit the reports to the concerned authority for registering the birth event.

In case the birth occurs in the jail, it is to be informing the concerned jailer.

If the birth occurs in hostel, dharmasala, boarding house, lodging house etc. the event is to be informing    the    concerned person-in-charge.

In case the birth occurs in moving vehicle, the person-in-charge of the vehicle is to be informing about    the birth.

Birth Certificate Application Forms

The required form can be available from Municipal Corporations / Municipalities / NACs / Other concerned local authority and it can be downloading by the applicant in some cases.

Necessary Documents to be attached with the application form

  •    Child’s name
  •    Date of Birth
  •    Order of birth Institution’s name where the child was born
  •    Father’s & Mother’s name
  •    Permanent address
  •    You can also send the discharge slip from the hospital / nursing home / health centre attached with the application form

The following fees to be deposited along with the application form

  •    Use Form 91 (if the birth is within 21 days)-Rs. 2/-
  •     Use Form 92 (if the birth is within 30 -1 year)-Rs.5/-
  •    Use Form 93 (if the birth is after 1 year )-Rs.10/-
  •    Use Form 10 1A (Naming the child)-Rs.5/-
  •    Use Form 10 1B (Naming the child)-Rs.5/-
  •    Use Form 13 1A( for Verifying the Records)-Rs.2/-
  •    Use Form 13 1C(for Issuance of Certificate)-Rs 5/-
  •    Use Form 14 1C(for Issuance of Non-availability of certificates/where records of events are not available)-Rs. 5/-

Availability of Certificate

The individual can avail the birth certificate within a specified time as fixed by the authority after furnishing the above formalities.

Concerned Authority for Registration of Birth/Issuance of Birth Certificate/Registering Complain

  • In urban areas, the following concerned authorities are responsible for Registration of Birth/Issuance of Certificate/Registration of Complain.
  • Registrar (Birth and Death) –cum- Health Officer for Municipal Corporations.
  • Executive Officer for Municipalities/NACs.
  • In rural areas, the following concerned authorities are responsible for Registration of Birth/Issuance of Certificate/Registration of Complain.
  • Medical Officer in charge UGPHC (Upgraded Primary Health Centre)/CHC (Community Health Centre)/PHC (Primary Health Centre).

We can collect the Relevant Information from the following ways

To view your birth registration report under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Click here.
To download birth application form of BMC Click here.

City Health office Address

City health Office,
Kharavel Nagar, Bhubaneswar


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