IndiaFilings » Learn » Chhattisgarh Income Certificate

Chhattisgarh Income Certificate


Chhattisgarh Income Certificate

The government issues an income certificate to a citizen as proof of confirming the annual income and testifying all legal sources of the income. Income certificate is used as a legal proof for availing various services and benefits of the schemes. The process of issuing an income certificate varies from state to state. In this article, we look at the procedure in detail for obtaining Chhattisgarh income certificate.


The various purposes for obtaining income certificate are as follows.

  • The major purpose of obtaining an income certificate is to avail tax relaxations.
  • Students can avail admissions, fee concessions, or apply for any scholarships in educational institutions.
  • The government facilitates various provisions for the backward classes such as SC/S.T. for which income certificate is an important certificate to be submitted.
  • Income certificate must be furnished to enjoy the benefits of various welfare schemes implemented by the State and Central government.
  • Agriculture Income Certificate helps get bank loans as agricultural income is exempted from tax under the Indian Income Tax Act.

Income Considerations

Income means the money earned by the family members regularly. Calculating the income of the family includes only the income of the members living together that also include unmarried brothers, unmarried sisters. Apart from the salary, the following incomes are also considered for calculation.

  • Income from business
  • Income of N.R.I. Member
  • Income from property
  • Income from labour
  • Rental income

However, some incomes are not included while computing the income for an income certificate.

  • Family pension.
  • Income of widows
  • Surrender leave salary.
  • Terminal benefits.
  • Festival allowance.

Eligibility Criteria

To obtain the Chhattisgarh income certificate, the citizen should comply with the following criteria.

  1. The citizen who needs the certificate should be a permanent resident of Chhattisgarh while applying.
  2. Any resident of Chhattisgarh who has been employed and needs an income certificate to be submitted for any purpose is eligible to apply for the document.

Documents Required

The applicant should submit the following documents (whichever applicable) while requesting for the income certificate.

  • Application form
  • Affidavit (Self Declaration) of the applicant
  • Proof of identity of the applicant
  • Employer Income Certificate / Form 16 (if employed in the organized sector)
  • Certificate from Patwari / Sarpanch / Councilor (for Rural areas)
  • Proof of income for other family income (income from land, houses)
  • Passport size photograph

Fee Details

The applicant has to pay a fee of Rs. 30 to procure the certificate in Chhattisgarh.

Period of Issuance

It is estimated that the certificate will be issued after 15 days from the date of application.


The income certificate acquired from Chhattisgarh is valid for the one year from the date of issuance.

Application Procedure

The applicant can get the income certificate by applying either in offline or online mode.

Offline Process:

Step 1: The applicant can obtain the application form from the sub-divisional magistrate office, or they can also collect from the CHOICE centre.

Step 2: Fill in the application form properly with the necessary details and affix the photograph.

Step 3: Submit the form to the concerned authority in the Tehsil office/ sub-divisional magistrate office /C.S.C. centre/ CHOICE along with the prescribed documents.

Step 4: Pay the fee of Rs.30 in the counter. After submitting, collect the application receipt to check the status of the application form.

Step 5: On processing the application successfully, the certificate can be obtained from the concerned office where the application was submitted.

Online Process:

Chhattisgarh e-District Portal

Step 1: Visit the homepage of the e-District portal to apply for an income certificate.

Step 2:  Select ‘certificate services’ from the menu. On selecting, the link will direct to the new page.


Step 3: From the list of services click the description of the income certificate to know the details of certificate such as the documents to be scanned, fees, time frame etc. before applying for it.


User Registration

Step 4: Click Login on the home page. Select Citizen under the Login option.


Step 5: In case of the new user of Chhattisgarh e-District portal, register in the portal to avail online certificate services. Click on the option ‘Click Here for New Registration’.


Step 6: On clicking, the citizen registration page will appear, where the new user has to provide some details such as Username, Name, Password, District, Security Question, Security Answer, Mobile number, Email and Aadhar Card Number for user registration.


Step 7: Once entering all details, click save button from receiving an OTP to the registered mobile number. Enter the same in the place given and Click on the Active account.

Login to Portal

Step 8: On activating the account, log in to the e-District portal using the registered user id and password.

Step 9:  Provide the details in all the fields that are mandatory to apply for income certificate, some of which are as follows.

  • Name of the applicant
  • Personal details such as a residential address, age, qualification
  • Employment details
  • Income details

Submit Application form

Step 10: After providing all mandatory details, enter the captcha and click the submit button. After verification with the actual records, the competent authority will release the digitally signed certificate.

Get Acknowledgement Slip

On successfully submitting the application form, an acknowledgement slip with application number will be displayed. Take a print of this slip. Keep it safe for future reference.

Track Application Status

The applicant will receive updates regarding the application status through SMS to the registered mobile number. Also, the applicant can track the application status online via the e-District portal.

Enter the application number and click on search button to view the application status.


Download Income Certificate

On approving the application, the applicant will get an SMS to your registered mobile number. By logging into the e-District portal, you can download Chhattisgarh income certificate after verifying for its correctness.