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BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR NON AVAILABILITY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE

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 to those Indian citizens who were born in India before 2nd June 1969 on who presentation of their Indian passport in original.

How to Apply in person: 

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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.

2.

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

Applicant who is a non-Indian passport holder may provide his/her last Indian passport in original and copies of the current passport as well as the old Indian passport.

3.

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

4.

Carry all original supporting documents for presentation to the Consular Officer. Photocopies of these documents may be attached with the application.  Ensure that photocopies of these documents are legible.

5.

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 money order/cashiers’ cheque drawn separately towards fee and ICWF, in favour of Embassy of India, Washington DC.

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Processing Time: Same day, however, if unforeseen technical reasons occur, services can be delayed till those problems are resolved.

How to Apply by Mail: 

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Follow the same procedure to fill up the application and enclose the same required documents as detailed above in the section ‘how to apply in person’ and send in the application enclosing a trackable pre-paid self-addressed return mailing envelope. Incomplete applications will be send back indicating the requisites to complete the application.

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Fee:   A non-refundable fee of US$25.00 (Twenty-Five Only) 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 only as money order/cashiers’ cheque, drawn separately towards fee and ICWF, in favour of Embassy of India, Washington DC.

3.

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