Welcome all to Office of the Registrar General, Birth & Death Registration
According to article 7 of United nation convention on the right of child “Every child has the right to a name, birth registration and nationality. As far as possible every child has the right to know and be cared for by his/her parents”. Birth registration certificate is the first official document for a person. On 2 July of 1873 British government promulgated a law to undivided Bengal regarding birth registration. Throughout time 118 years to the geographical, political and the legal changes in the country, despite the changes of law the entire people had not come under birth registration . With active support of UNICEF, the government started a project called “Birth and Death Registration Project” in 2001 under the Local Government Division. In this time of period government repealed Birth and Death Registration Act 1873 and the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1886 and adopted new Birth and Death Registration Act in 2004 and entered into force in July 2006. Following the act, the government also adopted corresponding birth and death registration rules in 2006. According to law all union council, municipality, cantonment board, city corporations and Bangladesh missions are act as birth registration registrar. Following the act of 2004, the government also adopted corresponding birth and death registration rules in 2006.For determination of Digital Bangladesh, Government has initiated Online Birth Registration System (BRIS) in the country since October 2010 and gradually moving away the manual system. This work is totally internet based. All over the country, 4571 union council, 319 municipality, 15 cantonment board and 124 zonal office of 11 city corporations total 5029 register office and in aboard there are 53 registrar office of Bangladesh missions in 42 countries subtotal 5082 register office are doing online birth & death registration. To know the real time birth registration number and birth registration per hour visit Real Time BR Data . Continued registration of birth and death, and in order to keep the birth and death database permanent and dynamic in September 2013, the government amended the existing law of the birth and death registration and announced to establish Office of the Registrar General of Birth and Death.