Death Certificate Goa, Application Procedure, Status, Correction

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

Death Certificate Goa

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State Government issued a death certificate but after the person’s demise. Every death has to be registered within 21 days of the occurrence, as per the provision of the Birth and Death Registration, Act,1969. A death certificate is issued only to the closest relative of the deceased person and it will help to claim several benefits to a deceased person family.

Benefits of Death Certificate

There are lots of benefit of the death certificate which is given below-

  1. It helps the deceased person’s family to get claims such as insurance or widow pension, etc.
  2. To reduce the conflicts related to the property.
  3. To get a relief from social, legal and official obligations.
  4. It is mandatory for a widower to produce a death certificate for future marriage.

Registering Death

It is compulsory to register every death within 21 days of occurrence and registration of death depends on the place which is explained below-

  • If death occurred in a jail, then it is registered by the in-charge of jail.
  • It is the responsibility of the head of the family to register a death if it is taken place in the home.
  • Medical In-charge will register a death if it occurs in a medical institution.
  • If the death has taken place in the local area then it should be registered b the local police in-charge.

Documents Required

Some documents are required to attach while applying for the death certificate in Goa which is mentioned below-

  • Deceased person’s Birth Certificate Goa
  • An affidavit which states the cause, date, and place of death in the case of late registration.
  • Address proof.
  • Inquiry from Tehsil.

Death Certificate of Missing Person

If a person is missing from seven years and untraceable then the applicant can claim the death certificate. The place and date of death will be decided by the court and it will help to make a death certificate.

Required Fee

Applicant has to pay the required fee according to the registration which is mentioned below-

  1. Applicant has to pay Rs.2/- if the death is registered after the 21 – 30 days.
  2. If the death has registered within 1 year will have to pay Rs.5/-.
  3. The applicant will pay the late fee if death has registered after 1 year i.e, Rs.10/-.

Online Procedure of Death Certificate

If the applicant wants to apply death certificate online then follow steps mentioned below-

  1. Firstly, the applicant has to visit the official website of Goa CLICK HERE
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  2. Now, select the option ”Form Download”.
  3. Choose the option ”Death Certificate’ ‘from the open page.
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  4. Fill all the necessary details in the application form and submit it to the same office along with the required documents.
  5. After the submission, the applicant will receive an acknowledgment number to check the date of delivery.

Read Also: Domicile/Residence Certificate Goa

Online Application Status

An applicant can check the status of the death certificate by following these steps-

  • Visit the website of Goa.
  • Open the home page and select ”Select Services”. Now select the Death certificate from the open page and enter your application number to check the status of the death certificate.
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Correction in Death Certificate Goa

Follow the mentioned steps for any correction in death certificate –

  1. Firstly, the applicant has to register himself on the official website of Goa CLICK HERE
  2. Attach all the necessary documents with the application form.
  3. Fill all the required information in the application form and then submit it.
  4. After submission, the applicant will receive an application number for tracking the application.

Application form Death Certificate Goa

An applicant can download the application for the Death certificate as well as for Correction in the death certificate from the given PDF below-

Death Certificate Goa Application form

Correction In death Certificate Goa Application form

Search Death Records

If an applicant wants to search any death record then follow given steps-

  • Visit an official website of Goa CLICK
  • Choose death record option from the home page.
  • Now, the applicant is required to fill the details-
  1. Name of the person
  2. Date of Death
  3. Gender
  4. Father’s name
  5. Mother’s name
  • Now click the option Search.
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About the author

Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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