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Nadra Computerized Death Certificate, as people call it, is normally issued by the Union Council or TMAs. Normally, a death certificate is either a medical document stating the date, location, and cause of a person’s death, as entered in an official register of deaths, or a document issued by the government civil registry office.
Documents describing a person’s cause of death, date, and place of death are known as death certificates. Through a special system in Pakistan, NADRA verifies the record of deceased persons and allows Union Councils/TMAs to issue the computerized death certificates, but these cannot be issued or obtained directly from NADRA.
For getting a NADRA death certificate in Pakistan following documents are required:
As NADRA does not issue Death Certificates directly, there is no way to check a Death Certificate online. However, a death certificate can be verified by the office of the issuing authority.
Despite how much we run from death, it is something we will never be able to escape. In a former life, someone once said, “Papers separate us from animals.” Just as with every human endeavor, death also requires a tonne of paperwork. Firstly, medical professionals must authenticate deaths, and the process must be carried out fairly by them. Medical practitioners who fail to issue a death certificate may cause a number of legal issues for the deceased’s family. Prior to issuing a death certificate, the medical practitioner has to verify all the details related to the death and cannot issue one under pressure. Doctors should be diligent in noting the cause of death or probable cause of death, but they must conclude the cause solely based on clinical findings, not extraneous factors.
When the doctor treating the patient is completely satisfied with the clinical diagnosis and corroborating tests, a death certificate and the most likely cause of death can be issued. During a myocardial infarction or when a person has meningitis, the electrocardiogram would be displayed. The cause of death would have to be declared only after a thorough review and verification of all facts associated with the cause, resulting in and leading to the dying person. An unnatural death may only be certified by the doctor if it is inexplicable. They must inform the police so they can continue investigating and perform a postmortem. A doctor must verify and determine the deceased’s name, age, sex, religion, and address before issuing a death certificate as Nadra Death Certificate would be issued on the same information.
Corrections at a later stage would be extremely difficult for the next of kin, which could even delay the finalization of a death claim, reimbursement of hospital bills, insurance claims, obtaining probate or succession certificate, settlement of the estate, and even the funeral. Payment of property claims, the release of gratuities, provident fund claims, etc. The stipulates that death must be informed within 72 hours to the local municipal authorities.
If you require a Death Certificate for the deceased person, please contact us on phone No. 0336-3747047, 0314-5109665, or 0347-5461908
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