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How to correct West Bengal birth certificate

West Bengal Birth Certificate Correction Online Process 2024

Sometimes there may be errors or discrepancies in the details of your child’s birth certificate that need to be corrected or updated. This is an important document that has a variety of purposes, such as enrolling in school, obtaining a passport, and applying for a job. Therefore having the correct details in it is important.

The Health Department of the West Bengal government has made it easier to correct or update details on your birth certificate online through the Janma Mrityu Portal at


These may include the child’s name, gender, date of birth, or parents’ details that may be wrong or missing.

In this article, you will get to know the following points on how to correct West Bengal Birth Certificate details online,

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Details required to correct the details of a birth certificate online

The details required to correct the details of a birth certificate online are,

  1. Certificate number
  2. Registered mobile number


In case you have forgotten the birth certificate number in West Bengal, you can search it online.

Click to know the steps to search birth certificate number online.

Steps to correct birth certificate online in West Bengal

To correct a birth certificate online in West Bengal,

Step 1: Go to the official website

Birth Certificate correction option
The ‘Birth Certificate Correction’ option
  1. First, go to the official website of Janma Mrityu Tathya at
  2. Next, on the top menu section, click on the ‘Citizen Services’ option.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Birth’ option.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Birth Certificate Correction’ option.
  5. A popup will appear.

(Direct link to the homepage)

Step 2: Enter the birth certificate number

Enter Certificate number field
The ‘Enter Certificate No.’ field
  1. Next, enter the ‘Certificate No.’ in the specified field. 
  2. Next, click on the ‘Get OTP’ button.
  3. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  4. Next, enter the ‘OTP’ in the specified field.
  5. Next, click on the ‘Submit OTP’ button.


Step 3: Make the required corrections

  1. All the information on the certificate will be shown on the screen.
  2. Next, make the required corrections in their specified fields.
  3. Next, enter the ‘Reason/Remarks’ in the specified field.

Step 4: Submit birth certificate correction application

  1. Next, click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  2. A popup will appear showing that the data is saved successfully.
  3. Next, click on the ‘OK’ button.

The birth certificate correction application will be submitted successfully.

By following these steps, you can easily correct details in your birth certificate online.

You can then check the status of your application or download the corrected birth certificate online.

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