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Bihar Income Certificate


Bihar Income Certificate

Income certificate is a government document that records an individual’s income that is earned through all sources. Income certificates are issued by the concerned authority like Tahsildar, Naib Tahasildar, Block Development Officer or the District Magistrate/ Collector. These certificates are used to avail various benefits from the Government. In this article, we look at the process of obtaining Bihar income certificate in detail.

Need for the Document

The following are the reasons to obtain an income certificate:

  • Admission to Universities.
  • To apply for pension schemes.
  • To apply for Government jobs.
  • To apply for other Government schemes.
  • To apply for OBC/EBC/SC/ST certificate.

Documents Required

An applicant should possess the following documents to apply for an income certificate:

Application Procedure

The applicant can apply for Income certificate in Bihar can either through online or CSC Centers:

CSC Center

Step 1: Approach the CSC Center

The applicant has to approach the Common Service Centres in their area.

Step 2: Find out the Center

The applicants have to find out the nearest CSC location.

Step 3: Obtain the form

The applicant has to obtain the application form from the concerned officer.

Step 4: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter the required details in the application form.

Step 5: Attach Documents

Once all the details are entered, the applicant has to attach all the required documents to the application form.

Step 6: Submit the Application

The applicant can now submit the application form to the respective officer.

Online Method

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website.


Step 2: Click on Apply Online

Once entered, the applicant has to click on ‘Apply Online.’

Step 3: Click on I Agree

Next, the applicant will receive the content, and after reading it, the option ‘I Agree’ has to be clicked.

Step 4: Provide Mobile Number

The applicant has to provide their mobile number and then click on next.

Step 5: Entering the Verification Code

The applicant has to enter the verification code that has been sent to the registered mobile number.

Step 6: Submit the form

The applicant has to click on ‘I Agree’ to submit the form.

Step 7: Receiving the application ID

The applicant will be receiving a unique application ID to track the status of the application.

Step 8: Issuing the certificate

The applicant has to personally present along with Government Identity proof to receive the certificate.

Status Check

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log in to the official website.

Step 2: Click on Application Status

The applicant has to click on click on the ‘Application Status’ option.

Step 3: Know your Status/Application Status by SMS

By clicking on ‘Application Status,’ the applicant can click on the desired option to know the application status.

Step 4: Enter Application ID 

If the applicant clicks ‘Know Your Status’, a new page opens where the Unique Application number has to be entered. Once entered, the applicant knows the application status.

An alternate way to track status is, the applicant can type a text message in the given below format:

RTPS <Application ID> and this has to be sent to 56677.