Birth registration is a fundamental right and child who is denied is shut down of the society. He/she is being denied of an official identity. There is continuous lack of awareness regarding the importance of registration which is an important means of safeguarding the individual rights and violation of such shouldn’t go unnoticed. METHODS: A cross sectional study was conducted in the Kamrup district of Assam using pre-designed, pre-tested questionnaire. RESULTS: It was found that 1110 (79.29%) of 1400 respondents had knowledge regarding birth registration and among them 717 (64.59%) were female and 393 (35.41%) were male with 991 (89.28%) were literate amongst them while 119 (10.72%) were illiterate. Most of the respondents (36.22%) who had knowledge regarding birth registration were in the age group of 26-35 years.