How To Get Union Council Birth Certificate In Pakistan

Union Council Birth Certificate

The process of union council birth certificate is mandatory requirement under Pakistan law. Acquiring birth certificate is a fundamental right of every child recognized by national as well as international law.

For that union council birth certificate is the first step after which NADRA issues child registration certificate (CRC). And then on the basis of NADRA birth form one is able to get CNIC.

In Pakistan different statutes deals with child birth registration process.

For Example,

Cantonments Act 1924, deals with birth registration of children born in cantonment area.

Local Government Ordinance 2001, give administration power to Unions to maintain union council child birth registration system. This system keeps the record and when asked issues births certificates, deaths certificate and marriages certificates.

National Database Registration Authority Ordinance 2000, is also responsible for registration of a citizen under 18 years by his/her guardian/ parent, not later than one month after his/her birth.

Related: How To Get NADRA Birth Certificate In Pakistan

Related: How To Get NADRA Marriage Registration Certificate In Pakistan

What is Birth Certificate?

A birth certificate is a legal document. This certificate is a valid acceptable proof of person’s birth in Pakistan. This documents also determines the parentage, date of birth, place of birth of minor.

Who Can File Application For Birth Certificate At Union Council?

First priority is given to child’s parents, they have to personally appear before union council office while giving applying for union council birth certificate.

If parents are outside country or dead then first blood relative can apply for birth registration. But they have to provide certified copy of Court’s guardian certificate and death certificate (if parents are dead). In cases where a child has been adopted, a Court Guardian Certificate will also be required.

Documents Required For Union Council Birth Certificate

When you apply for union council birth certificate, make sure that you have all the required documents in hand.

  1. Application form for computerized birth certificate
  2. Affidavit on stamp paper
  3. Hand written application to chairman union council
  4. CNIC of parents
  5. Birth Receipts of Hospital (known as janam parchi)

Union Council Birth Registration Fee

In Punjab the fee for getting union council birth certificate is Rs. 200/-. But those who live in Islamabad capital territory the fee of child birth registration depends upon delay in application.

If the application of Child birth registration is given to CDA immediately it Rs.50, after one year fee is Rs.60, after 5 years the birth registration fee is Rs.630.

You can click on this link to get CDA child birth registration form. This form is applicable in Islamabad.

Process of Getting Union Council Birth Certificate

If you or your child don’t have union council birth certificate then you should immediately approach your concerned union council.

While applying for child birth certificate from union council you should visit their office and get application form from.

union council birth certificate

This sample form of child birth registration is available at each union councils office. Read it carefully and then fill all blanks. Start with mention name of parents of child, his/her birth date. Then mention the name of grandfather. Attach copy of parent’s CNIC.

Along with this application you have to give affidavit on stamp paper. In this stamp paper you swore that all facts are true and nothing has been concealed. The sample affidavit of birth registration is given below.

Union Council Birth Certificate

The last thing that you need is hand written application. This application is given to chairman union council with a permission to enlist child name in union council record.

Union Council Birth Certificate

Attach all documents and submit them at union office along with Rs. 200 fee. You will get union council birth certificate with in 14 working days.

Late Entry Procedure for Union Council Birth Certificate

It is mandatory to enter information of child birth with in 20 days. But where that time elapse then where;

Delay is 21 days but before 7 years

The applicant have to submit application of reason that delay occurred. Along with this application one affidavit and hospital birth slip or where child is studying in school then school certificate or card of child vaccination is submitted to chairman or vice chairman only.

One certificate from councilor or Lambardar attesting the birth of child is also required.

After verification of birth detail secretary union council will enter date of birth with in 5 days.

Delay is more than 7 years

Where delay is more than 7 years then again documents that need to attach will remain same. But this time with in 7 days secretary union council will forward these documents to assistant commissioner. After confirmation from Assistant commissioner office entry will be made with in 7 days.

During that procedure applicant will be asked to consult medical superintendent in district headquarter hospital. He will examine the child to determine his age. That superintendent will submit his report to chairman or vice chairman. And upon chairman order secretary will enter date of birth in union council.

How Overseas Pakistan Can Get Union Council Child Birth

Those who are living abroad can with in 180 days reach Pakistani consulate to register their child birth in union council. A form S will be provided to those applicant. Fill it and then your consulate will send report to concerned union council.

This is the complete procedure for getting union council birth certificate.

If you have any question do ask us and if you require legal help then our professional team consists on lawyer will also help you.

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29 Responses

  1. Raheel Masood says:

    Please post about late entry procedure thanks

  2. Farrakh says:

    I want to know the procedure to make amendment of date of birth in the record of union council. Actually, the date of birth of my wife in the union council record does not match with all other record e.g. Nadra record, educational certificates, Passport, etc. Please tell me the procedure how can I issue birth certificate of my wife from union council which matches all other record.

  3. Arooba says:

    My birthplace is Hyderabad and now we are settled in Karachi with its permanent address. I recently got a NADRA late entry birth certificate from karachi UC with Hyderabad written as my birthplace.
    Is it OK? Or should I register myself at Hyderabad UC?

  4. M Naveed Iqbal says:

    Sir mateen meray betay ki dob 03-12-2014 union council mein darj hay.main wo 2 saal kam kerwana chahta hoon.kaisay kerwa saktay hain?plz guide

  5. naseer jatoi says:

    Sir thanks for details , sir please send application for replace birth certificate from UC chairman

  6. H. Malik says:

    Dear Mateen

    We need my wife’s birth certificate for applying Dutch passport. We now came to know that she was not registered in TMA records yet. We were also told that she needs to be there for the medical exam as the delay is more than 7 years. Currently it is not possible for her to travel to Pakistan to get this done. She already has NICOP and Pakistani passport. Can you please guide us on how to get the birth certificate without being present in Pakistan.

    Thanks for your help.


  7. H.Malik says:

    Thanks Mateen for your help and reference. We will talk with him tomorrow.


  8. Muhammad Javed says:

    Thanks for this article Does this information is still relevant in May 2019 as Local bodies system has been abolished by Punjab Government. My daughter DOB is 16-Apr-2017. And my Union council secretary asking me Rs. 1,000 for registration what can i do as you said the fees is 200 only between 21 days and 7 years. Looking for your response

    • M. Mateen says:

      Local bodies means chairman, councilors etc. These positions are dissolved but structure of union councils is there. So the same forum will give you birth certificate.

  9. sadia says:

    what act of birth ? what type of form it is.

  10. Ali says:

    Sir mare Birth kuwait ke ha or ma 28 saal sa pakistan ma rh raha ho mare passport pa birth place Kuwait ha. Ma birth certificate banvana chahta ho Union council sa jes ma birth place Kuwait ho.

  11. muhammad wasif says:

    hello sir my name is muhammad wasif in all my documents( id card, all certificates etc) but the name is mentioned in my birth certificate is wasif can you please guide me about what will be the procedure to make correction in my name.

  12. Mhhammad Yaqoob says:

    I want to amend date of birth of my two sons in union council record as per school, hospital and NADRA F- B record which is correct, at union council wah, tehsil Taxila. Rawalpindi .

  13. Rana Muhammad Phool khan says:

    Mi ni Kingston university London hill campus mi admission lya he . Miri fees waghira passport sb documents he but ab visa apply krne k lye university ni birth certificate require kya he .
    Mi apni union counsel gya or pta chla k mira name andraaj nhi tha .
    Sir kindly give me a opinion and tell me a short and best way to achieve it .

  14. Ali says:

    Salam Sir, kindly guide me regarding my concerned Union council… My native town is Mianwali where my vote is registered as per election commission, while we’re settled in Lahore. At the time of birth of my child which took place in CMH Lahore (the hospital which issued Birth Slip) we lived in Garhi Shahu area of Lahore and now we’ve moved to Wapda Town area… which Union council to get birth certificate from , Mianwali one or if in Lahore, which area.. Garhi Shahu , CMH Lahore area or that of our current address of Wapda Town.

  15. Mrs. Khurram says:

    I have 3 children 6 yrs 3 years and 1 yr kisi ka bhi nehi banaya ab banwana hay. Application main kiya likhna hay i have ni reasons to mention delat bas office ki waja se nehi ja sake tu nehi banwaya aur bhi hum parents ikhathy nehi ja sakte. Iss ka kiya hal hay? Certificate kitne time main mil jata hay?

  16. Amjad khan says:

    Assalam o alaikum Sir mere uncle ne glti se mera age wrong show krwa dia or is se mjhe mazid problem create hogi or me chahta ho k me apna age correct krwao takey mjhe agey problem face na krna prhe original DOB 24 june 2003 hai or waha 24 june 2000 aya hai year me problem hai or mene abi matric Alhamdulillah A* grade se pass kiya or ab 1st year me admission longa but age ka problem hai sir plz btaye kese correct hoga CNIC to nhi bni but bayform bna hai me apna age school certificate, bayform,9th,10th marksheet per kese correct karo

  17. waqar says:

    sir meri beti 20th july 2019 ko paida hui
    to kya ab normaly registeration ho jayegi union council mai ? ya latency wala procedure hoga ?

  18. Muhammad Hassan says:

    Hi there
    I had lost my birth certificate but I have copy. I need to reprint original now

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