How to Get Non Availability of Birth Certificate for Passport in India?

How to Get Non Availability of Birth Certificate for Passport in India?

Registration of birth acts as a supportive government document to identify its natives. Determining citizenship of an individual becomes a walkover if he/she is registered. This document creates a fictitious image of the person in the books of hospitals or competent authority.

Now, what if the birth is not registered with the municipal corporation? Will the government be able to recognize its citizens? Will the school be able to take admission of the children? Will the passport authority be able to issue passport? Will such unregistered citizens be able to get PAN card, Aadhaar card, ration card, and driving licence? None can ever be able to do so.

There are some districts and regions (especially in rural India) awhere people don’t bother for birth-registration. Even five or six decades ago, most of the citizens lived without their birth proof. But now, the picture is different. Present scenario needs its evidence to identify the person. So, every parent mandatorily applies for their ward’s birth certificate.

Unfortunately, a few misplace, tear, burn or even, damage it by mistake. What should be done in such situation? The valid proof is no more. Many of us encounter this problem when apply for passport especially. It can be sorted out by following these steps:

Non-Availability of Birth Certificate (NABC): It is the best and only valid alternative to withdraw your birth certificate. The passport applicants must apply for it if they don’t have their authentic proof of birth.

Document required for NABC: How to Get Non Availability of Birth Certificate is easy. First, collect all the documents which prove authenticity of your birth. However, these are authentic but will be considered as secondary proofs. What can be these documents, have a look below. Any of these would be accepted:

  • Delivery certificate/paper issued from the hospital
  • School certificate
  • Driving Licence
  • Bank passbook
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Ration card

Where do we go to get it/ whom do we contact to?

Through Outsourcer:

A number of outsourcers are emerging in India to combat this issue, like S2NRI. How does it help you?

  • Create login or sign in on
  • Send the inquiry as “apply for NABC”.
  • Scan and send any of the proofs mentioned above.
  • Pay marginal service charge online.
  • Within 15 to 30 days, the NABC is delivered.

Through offline:

  • Visit Municipal Corporation office in your locality.
  • Fill NABC application form 10.
  • Or, write application for NABC.
  • Enclose birth proof, like hospital papers/ school certificate/Aadhaar card/Pan card and so on.
  • Affidavit from the court.
  • Pay fee.
  • Get stamp from the Registrar.

The applicant can apply for non-availability of birth certificate online as well. Visit the official website of the regional municipal corporation and complete the form. After getting it, the applicant can apply for certificate of birth at the same municipal corporation office. And later, it would be possible to apply for passport.