Aadhaar card mandatory for Death certificate

aadhaarThe central Government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for the registration of death from October 1. Aadhaar is a prerequisite for issuing death certificates to residents of all States, barring Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam.

A notification issued by the Registrar General of India (RGI), The registration of births and deaths are being done under the provisions of Registration of Births and Deaths (RBD) Act, 1969 stated that Applicant’s Aadhaar number shall also be collected along with the Aadhaar number of the spouse or parents for ensuring accuracy of the details provided.

It will provide an effective method to prevent identity-fraud, and there is no need for producing multiple documents to prove the identity of the deceased.