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Andaman and Nicobar Income Certificate


Andaman and Nicobar Income Certificate

Income certificate is an important document which proves the annual income of a person. The District Collectorate Department of Andaman and Nicobar issue income certificate to persons who are residents of Andaman and Nicobar to avail the subsidies from the Government. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining an Andaman and Nicobar income certificate in detail.

Purpose of Income Certificate

Income certificate serves the following purposes:

  •  This certificate proves the citizen annual income for all official and legal use.
  •  Income Certificate serves for various purpose like admission in educational institutions, getting the pension in India and to avail scholarships.
  •  Income certificate must be produced to avail tax exemption at the time of property purchase or any other service.
  •  Agriculture income is the exemption under the Indian Income Tax Act.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual who is employed and a resident of Andaman and Nicobar is eligible to apply for an income certificate.

Documents Required

While submitting the application form, furnish the following document along with the application:

  •  Application addressed to Tehsildar from the Head of Family affixing with Court Fee Stamp of 25 paise.
  •  Salary Certificate from the recent or current employer.
  •  Proof of Residence like Ration Card.
  •  The affidavit is declaring his annual income from all sources on Rs.10 non-judicial Stamp paper.
  •  Proof of Identity such as Electoral Photo.
  •  Identity card.
  •  Islanders Identity Card.
  •  Passport.
  •  Local certificate.

Application Fee for Income Certificate

The applicant has to remit a prescribed fee of Rs.10 as a service charge for obtaining income certificate in Andaman and Nicobar.

Applying procedure for Income Certificate

The following steps have been specified to obtain Andaman and Nicobar income certificate online:
Step 1: Visit Official Website

The applicant has to visit the official website of the Andaman and Nicobar government.

Step 2: Select Useful Service
Click on “Useful service” which is on the home page of the portal.

Step 3: View Online Service
On the next page, select click here to view the list of online services option.

Step 4: Register for Creating Account
The applicant has to register to login into the link for applying income certificate.

Step 5: Fill the Details

The user has to create an account by entering the required details such as
• User details.
• Contact details.
• User Address
• Identity proof details.
• Bank details.
• Other details.


Step 6: Select Create Account

Click on the “create account” button after entering the details.

Step 7: Provide Log in Details

Now the user has to log in with the email id and password.


Step 8: List of Online Service

Then the list of online service will be displayed on the screen, select the application for an income certificate.

Step 9: Application Form

The application form for the income certificate will open up on the next screen.

Step 10: Complete the Details

Fill the application with the required details and attach the prescribed documents along with it.

Step 11: Submit the Form

Click on the “Submit” button after completing the details in the application form.

Step 12: Acknowledgement Slip

Upon submission, the applicant will receive acknowledgement slip as the confirmation of submission.

Note: After verification, the applicant can obtain income certificate from the concerned authority of District Collectorate Department with the help of acknowledgement slip.

Offline Application Procedure

To register for income certificate one needs to approach the District Collectorate office for obtaining an application form for an income certificate. Then the duly filled application form has to be submitted along with the prescribed documents. On submission, the applicant will be provided with acknowledgement slip with the help of it the applicant can obtain income certificate.

Concerned Authority

The concerned authority responsible for issuing the income certificate is Tehsildar officer who is regulated under the Department of District Collectorate.

Processing Time

After verifying the application and all other relevant documents, the income certificate will be issued to the applicant within seven working days from the date of application.