Birth Registration in Nepal – Easy Process of Janmadarta in Nepal 2080

This article will help you to know about the process of birth registration in Nepal.

Birth registration is compulsory as it is the identity of the child which helps them for the various legal proceedings and works and also provides them the rights guaranteed by the constitution of Nepal 2072.

Process of Birth Registration in Nepal

  1. The application should be submitted to the ward office in the format as prescribed,
  2. Required documents should be submitted,
  3. After verifying the documents, the concerned authority will give a birth certificate after several days.

Documents Required for Birth Registration in Nepal

  1. Documents from the hospital that verify the birth of the child,
  2. If the child is not born in a hospital, then other documents( like witness),
  3. Birth time, date and location of birth,
  4. Citizenship of parents,
  5. Marriage certificate of parents,
  6. Migration certificate if migrated.

Various conditions may arise during the birth registration process in Nepal

If the father is in a foreign country then the birth registration should be done under the guardianship of the mother along with her citizenship, father’s citizenship, marriage certificate, and other required documents.

If the child is an orphan then the district head will represent the guardian of the child and the birth registration process will be carried out under the recommendation letter from the ward office of the ward where the child is born/lives.

If the children’s parents are dead or missing then the birth registration is done with the guardianship of the ward head along with the witness of the birth of the child.

For Answers and Questions

How much does it cost to register a birth in Nepal?

It will be free of cost if registered within 35 days of the birth of the child and after that, the ward office usually charges rs 500.

Is it necessary to register a birth in Nepal?

Yes, it is necessary to register a birth for legal validity. The birth certificate is required in all legal procedures like making citizenship.

Can a mother register the birth of a child in Nepal?

Under certain circumstances, a mother can register the birth of the child in Nepal.

Where should we register the birth of a child in Nepal?

You should register the birth of a child in your permanent ward office.

What is the official website to register or see birth registration numbers in Nepal?

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27 thoughts on “Birth Registration in Nepal – Easy Process of Janmadarta in Nepal 2080”

  1. What happens when a child is born and the parents are below 20 years as marriage registration is not possible as current law ?
    Is the child prohibited from birth registrations ?

  2. I am a female with Nepali citizenship and my husband is a foreign citizen. My baby is born out of Nepal. In that case is it possible to get her birth registration done in Nepal?

  3. What kind of legal proceedings? In that case what documents will be required for birth registration in Nepal?

  4. Ho to do baby birth registration, if parents are unmarried. They are in foreign country with baby. Mother wants to give baby to father without marriage certificate. Because of she has already children.

  5. Hello sir , I made my birth certificate last month for foreign documentation but I found they didn’t mention my grandfather name and I asked them you missed my grandfather name but they told me in new format of birth certificate doesn’t exist grandfather name is this true sir…?


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