Birth Registration Online

In many countries, birth registration is an obvious norm that follows childbirth. But in a huge number of countries, this crucial step to establish the legal proof of the children’s identity is missing. Even in Bangladesh, people do not emphasize birth registration much. Lacking awareness is one of the biggest obstacles of Birth Registration BD. Addressing this problem 3rd July has been declared as National Birth Registration day, in 2003.

Also, to encourage people to register their children’s birth, the government did not impose any cost over birth registration if people do it within 45 days of the child’s birth. The cost even after that period has been lowered very much. If one wants to change or correct any information on the birth certificate, it costs only from BDT 25 to BDT 100.

What is Birth Certificate Registration?

The process through which a child’s birth is recorded is called ‘Birth Registration’. It is the permanent official record that proves a child’s existence, which gives legal recognition to the identity of the child.  At least, it sets out a clear record of where the child was born and who its parents are. A child’s birth must be registered to receive a birth certificate-their first legal identity proof.

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জন্ম নিবন্ধন হলো জন্ম ও মৃত্যু নিবন্ধন আইন, ২০০৪ (২০০৪ সনের ২৯ নং আইন) এর আওতায় একজন মানুষের নাম, লিঙ্গ, জন্মের তারিখ ও স্থান, বাবা-মায়ের নাম, তাদের জাতীয়তা এবং স্থায়ী ঠিকানা নির্ধারিত নিবন্ধক কর্তৃক রেজিস্টারে লেখা বা কম্পিউটারে এন্ট্রি প্রদান এবং জন্ম সনদ প্রদান করা।

Why Does Birth Registration Matter?

Birth registration BD is not only a basic human right but also helps to ensure that other rights of the children are upheld. There is no legal justification for children without birth certificates. So, they deprive of their fundamental right as well as other necessary services and benefits, even their employment.

Without birth registration, it will be very difficult to prevent Child marriage, underage labor, sexual assault, and criminal responsibility. We will continue to see news reports that say, rescued children from foreign human trafficker facing difficulties while returning home as they are unable to prove their nationality. 

Birth Certificate Online Registration

Being Birth Certificate Online Registration BD very important, having a birth registration certificate is a must as proof that birth registration has occurred. If we count schooling as the beginning, then we need a birth registration certificate from the very first phase of our life. After that, we need it everywhere until we are given our national Id. Even after having the NID, we may need it in many places. 

How to Get Birth Certificate Online in Bangladesh?

The government has digitalized the process of Birth registration BD. Now, you can fill up and submit the form online. You just have to attach the copies of the required documents by scanning them. And your certificate will be ready as per the provided information. You will have to visit the ward commissioner, a local councilor, or chairman’s office on the given date with the hardcopy of the form that you submitted online along with original documents to collect your certificate.

Birth Registration Online Application Form

Previously, Birth Registration Bd system was a little cumbersome and time-consuming. Because, you had to go through a number of steps, such as applying for the registration, submitting it to the local registrar, and then wait for a few days to receive your Birth registration certificate.

Added with that, it was difficult for the registrar to find out if there is any duplicate or fake. To address the issue, the Bangladesh Government launched the system, so that you can register birth online in October 2010. Bangladeshi passport holders living in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau are also able to apply for birth registration in Bangladesh.

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অনলাইনে জন্ম নিবন্ধনের আবেদন করতে হলে http://bris.lgd.gov.bd/pub/?pg=application_form এই লিংকে গিয়ে ফরম পূরণ করতে হবে। আপনার এলাকা কোন জোন ও কোন ওয়ার্ডের অন্তর্ভুক্ত তা জানতে এই লিংক থেকে পিডিএফ ফাইলটি ডাউনলোড করে দেখে নিতে পারেন: http://br.lgd.gov.bd/files/Dhaka%20city%20zonal%20office.pdf 

বিভাগ, জেলা প্রভৃতি ধাপ পার হয়ে ওয়ার্ড পর্যন্ত নির্বাচন করার পর স্ক্রিনে একটি অনলাইন ফরম আসবে। অনলাইন জন্ম নিবন্ধনের আবেদন ফরম প্রথমে বাংলায় (ইউনিকোড) ও পরবর্তীতে ইংরেজিতে পূরণের পর প্রয়োজনীয় সম্পাদনা করে সংরক্ষণ বাটনে ক্লিক করতে হবে। সংরক্ষণ বাটনে ক্লিক করলেই আবেদন পত্রটি সংশ্লিষ্ট নিবন্ধক কার্যালয়ে স্থানান্তরিত হয়ে যাবে, আবেদনকারীর আর কোনো সংশোধনের সুযোগ থাকবে না। এরপর পরবর্তী ধাপে প্রিন্ট বাটনে ক্লিক করলে আবেদন পত্রের মুদ্রিত কপি পাওয়া যাবে। সনদের জন্য ১৫ দিনের মধ্যে উক্ত আবেদনপত্রের মুদ্রিত কপি ও প্রযোজ্য ক্ষেত্রে প্রয়োজনীয় প্রমাণপত্রের সত্যায়িত কপিসহ নিবন্ধক অফিসে যোগাযোগ করতে হবে।

Documents Required for Birth Registration

Below are the documents needed for birth registration:

  • Bangladesh National Id card copy (if any)
  • Copies of Bangladesh passport database page of the applicant.
  • Copies of parents’ passport database page, if an applicant is a child.
  • Applicant’s white background passport size (55mmx45mm) photo with the printed copy of the birth application form.
  • Hong Kong/ Taiwan or Macau identity card copy.

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If you have read this article and yet have any family member or child in your family whose birth is not registered, you better do not late a second to apply for Birth Registration Bd. Because now you know at least to the minimum how important birth registration is and the procedure itself is very easy and mentioned above so far. Be a sincere citizen and help your country to grow.

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