How To Get Union Council Birth Certificate In Pakistan

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

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

In Pakistan, different statutes deal with the childbirth registration process.

For Example,

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

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

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

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What is a Birth Certificate?

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

Who Can File Application For Birth Certificate At Union Council?

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

If parents are outside the country or dead then the first blood relative can apply for birth registration. But they have to provide a certified copy of the 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 a union council birth certificate, make sure that you have all the required documents in hand.

  1. Application form for a computerized birth certificate
  2. Affidavit on stamp paper
  3. Handwritten 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 a union council birth certificate is Rs. 200/-. But those who live in Islamabad capital territory the fee of childbirth registration depends upon delay in application.

If the application of Childbirth 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 the CDA childbirth registration form. This form is applicable to Islamabad.

Process of Getting Union Council Birth Certificate

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

While applying for a childbirth certificate from the union council you should visit their office and get the application form from.

union council birth certificate

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

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

Along with this application, you have to give an 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 a handwritten application. This application is given to the chairman union council with permission to enlist the child’s name in the union council record.

Union Council Birth Certificate

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

Late Entry Procedure for Union Council Birth Certificate

It is mandatory to enter the information on childbirth within 60 days. But where that time elapse then where

Delay is 21 days but before 7 years

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

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

After verification of birth detail, the secretary union council will enter the date of birth within 5 days.

Delay is more than 7 years

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

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

How Overseas Pakistan Can Get Union Council Child Birth

Those who are living abroad can within 180 days reach the Pakistani consulate to register their childbirth in the union council. A form S will be provided to those applicants. Fill it and then your consulate will send a report to the concerned union council.

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

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

What is the Union Council Birth Certificate Fee in 2020?

The birth registration process is free but a fee of Rs. 100/- will be charged for issuance of NADRA Computerize Birth Registration Certificate. The secretary union council will receive a fee.


  1. Sir g hm ne union council me ak girl ka name change krwana hn abhi tk hm ne us ka computerized birth certificat ni bnwaya or na e us ka b form bnwaya h plz is ka kia procedure hoga?

  2. I have to clear if there’s a different procedure to apply for birth registration certificate if I have reported birth on baldia online app.

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