Birth Registration in Nepal – Janmadarta in Nepal

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

Documents Required for Birth Registration in Nepal

  1. Documents from hospital that verify the birth of the child,
  2. If the child is not born in 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 that may arise during the birth registration process in Nepal

If the father is in a foreign country then the birth registration should be done in the guardianship of the mother along with her citizenship, father’s citizenship, marriage certificate, 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 Answer and Questions

How much does it cost to register a birth?

It will be free of cost if registered within 35 days of the birth of the child and it costs Rs. 50 after 35 days of birth.

Is it necessary to register a birth?

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

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16 thoughts on “Birth Registration in Nepal – Janmadarta in Nepal”

  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.


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