Information regarding Death registration of an Indian in the Consulate
Last Updated On Feb 12 2017 6:26PM
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How to Register a Death?
 
 
Documents required with English/Arabic translation (two copies each) for registration for death cases/issue of ‘No Objection Certificate’ for local burial/transportation of the mortal remains to India as per wishes of the family:
 
1.   Copy of death report/death certificate/medical report with English translation.
 
2.     Copy of police report with English translation (in case of unnatural death).
 
3.     Consent letter from family in India for local burial/transportation of mortal remains to India (duly attested by a Notary) with Arabic translation.  The family may be advised to send a copy of this to Consulate General of India’s  Fax No. 00966-12-2610574
 
4.     Copy of Passport and Iqama of the deceased.
 
5.     Copy of Identity card of Attorney (copy of passport and Iqama for foreigners/copy of Tabiya Card (Identity card) for Saudi nationals).
 
6.     Letter from sponsor addressed to the Consulate undertaking to settle financial dues, arrears of pay, service benefits, insurance, death compensation etc of the deceased.
 
7.     The following number can be contacted with regard to death related matters after office hours and on closed holidays 0556122301.
 
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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR PURSUING THE CASE OF DEATH COMPENSATION IN PUBLIC COURTS OF SAUDI ARABIA ON BEHALF OF THE LEGAL HEIRS OF THE DECEASED
1.          LEGAL HEIRSHIP CERTIFICATE (LHC):
This should be obtained from the competent authorities of respective state governments in India like Tehsildar/Mandal/Dist. Collector/Dist. Magistrate/Civil Judge etc.  The legal Heirship certificate should indicate the names, in FULL EXPANDED FORM (without initials) and not shortened forms of all legal heirs including minors.  Age and relationship of each legal heir with deceased person should be mentioned.  Guardian’s name in respect of minor children should be mentioned.
2.             POWER OF ATTORNEY (POA)
This should be signed and executed by all the legal heirs including minor children mentioned in the legal heirsincluding minor children mentioned in the legal Heirship Certificate.  Persons who cannot sign should put their thumb impression (left hand thumb for male and right thumb for female).  Guardian should sign compulsorily on behalf of minor legal heirs.  Power of Attorney should be executed in favour of any ofyour relative/friend/representative or any other person who can attend the court proceedings on behalf of legal heirs.
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(If you wish to nominate this Consulate as your legal attorney, then the Power of Attorney should be executed in favour of Consul General of India, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with powers to nominate any of the officers of the Consulate General).
                Both these documents (POA & LHC) should be translated into Arabic.  Then both the English & Arabic versions of these documents are to be got attested by the authorities mentioned below before submission with court in Saudi Arabia.  This is a mandatory legal requirement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Formats of LHC & POA are approved as accepted by Saudi Public Courts.  As such, no change in the language of LHC & POA should be made.
ATTESTATION IN INDIA
I).             Authorized Officers of the concerned State Government, (Home or General Administration       Department), Secretariat of respective state.
II).            Consular Section, Ministry of External Affairs, Patiala House, New Delhi (or) any Branch Secretariat of Ministry of External Affairs at Kolkata/Chennai/Hyderabad.
III).           Saudi Embassy, New Delhi or Saudi Consulate General, Mumbai.
 
ATTESTATION IN SAUDI ARABIA
I).             Community Welfare Wing in Embassy of India, Riyadh or Consulate General of India, Jeddah.
II).            Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riyadh or Jeddah or Dammam.
 III).          Ministry of Justice in Riyadh or Jeddah or Dammam.
 
 
 
 
 
SPECIMEN COPY
GENERAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
Know all men by these present that we, the names mentioned below.
Name                                                      Age                                                          Relationship with the deceased person
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all residing at ______________________________________________(full address), being the legal heirs of late hereby appoint and retain Mr./Mrs/Ms _____________________________ (Name of deceased), who died in Saudi Arabia do hereby  appoint and retain Mr. ____________________________ (name &nationality)/ the Consul General of India in Jeddah with the powers  to nominate any of the officers of the Consulate (strike out which is not applicable), as our5 lawfully constituted attorney to do the following acts:-
 
i).             To file claim and pursue the case to receive on our behalf the death compensation (Blood money), salary dues and any other amounts due to the deceased Mr./Mrs/Ms. _______________________  and pass on the same to us.
 
iii).           We agree and under take to ratify and confirm whatever our attoney may lawfully do by virtue of the powers hereby given.
 
iii).           The minor children mentioned above at Sl. No.       are under the care of Mr./Mrs. _____________________ (relationship with the minors to be mentioned) who is the legal guardian and has signed on their behalf.
Executants
1.  (Name & signature or thumb impression)
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In witness we have executed this Power of Attorney on ____________________, (day & date) in the present of.
Witnesses:
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This POA is executed in my office on _____________________, (day & date) vide Sl. No.  _________ in the register kept at my office. (To be filled by Notary official).
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i).               This document should be executed on Stamp Paper in this presence of Notary Advocate or any other competent judiciary authorities.  Notary or relevant authority should mention the date and Sl. No. of the document.
ii).            All name should be without initials and not like short forms like Mohd/Md/Amd/Abd for Mohamed/Ahmed/Abdul since Saudi Authorities in court object documents with initials/shortened name forms.
iii).           Sub-para (iii) in respect of Guardian of minor legal heirs should be COMPULSORILY filled.             
iv).           This document has been prepared as per requirement of Saudi courts.  Therefore, NO CHANGE IN THE FORMAT OR LANGUAGE OF FORMAT SHOULD BE MADE.
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SPECIMEN COPY
 
LEGAL HEIRSHIP CERTIFICATE
This is to certify that following persons are the legal heirs of late Mr.  ________________________________ who died in Saudi Arabia.
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Name                                                     Age                                                                 Relationship with the deceased person
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I).             The minor(s) mentioned above at Sl. No.  _________ is/are under the care of Mr/Mrs. _______________________________________________ (relationships with the minor (s) to be mentioned) who is the legal guardian for minors.
 
Seal & Signature of :
Competent authority
 
 
 
 
 
Note:
i).             This certificate is normally issued in India by revenue authorities of respective state (Tehsildar/Mandal/Parishad/Distt. Collector/Distt. Magistrate/Civil Judge, etc).
ii).            All name should be without initials and not like short forms like Mohd/Md/Amd/Abd for Mohamed/Ahmed/Abdul since Saudi Authorities in court object documents with initials/shortened name forms.
iii).           This document has been prepared as per requirement of Saudi courts.  Therefore, NO CHANGE IN THE FORMAT OR LANGUAGE OF FORMAT SHOULD BE MADE.