Application Format for Adding the Name in Birth Certificate Online

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),

Tenneti Bhavanam,


Visakhapatnam 530002.


Ch Hareesh,

D NO 12-1/16,

Maharani Peta,

Visakhpatnamm 530003.

Sub: Request for adding name in the birth certificate.

Respected Sir/Madam,

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: _____________

Gender: ______________

DOB: ______________

Place of Birth: _____________

Thanking you.


Your Name.


Can I apply for the birth certificate online?

Yes, you can apply for the birth certificate online at 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.

Also Read: Declaration form for inclusion of child name in birth certificate.

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