If your baby’s name is not added in the birth certificate then you have 12 months time to add the name of the baby in the birth certificate. ( Under section 14 of the registration of births and deaths act 1969.
You can add the name of your child by writing a request letter to your municipal corporation office. Here is the sample letter format for adding the name in the birth certificate, which you need to submit it to your municipal corporation office.
Sample Application Format for Adding Name in the Birth Certificate
The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC),
D NO 12-1/16,
Sub: Request for adding name in the birth certificate.
With all due respect, I am writing this letter regarding the addition of my son’s / daughter’s name in the birth certificate. A birth certificate has been issued for my son/daughter by the GVMC and the registration number of the birth certificate is 4532345.
Recently we have named our son/daughter. Here I would like to request you to add the name of my son/daughter in the birth certificate.
Here are the details of my child and please find attached a copy of the issued birth certificate and please do the needful.
Details of the Baby
Name of the baby: _____________
Place of Birth: _____________
Can I apply for the birth certificate online?
Yes, you can apply for the birth certificate online at https://crsorgi.gov.in/web/index.php/auth/login website.
Can I add name in the birth certificate online?
No, for name addition you have to visit your concerned municipal office or Panchayat.
Can I change name in birth certificate?
Yes you can change your name in birth certificate upto 15 years from the date of registration.