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Domicile Certificate of Haryana


Domicile Certificate of Haryana

Domicile certificate attributes a person’s dwelling in a particular place, ascertaining the facts of his continuous residence on the same. An individual will have only one domicile even if the said person may have several homes. A domicile certificate is obtained by a person to claim his benefits and fundamental rights within the scope of a specific State, which the person has intended to make his or her permanent residence.

Purposes of Obtaining a Domicile Certificate

The person staying in Haryana should produce domicile or residence certificate wherever the proof of residency is necessary. Some of the purposes are below:

  • Domicile Certificate is submitted to get local preference in many situations such as admission in educational quotas, jobs etc
  • Domicile certificate is an important document to apply for ration card
  • To benefit from any schemes or scholarships of the State, domicile certificate is necessary

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant or the parent or guardian of the applicant should have permanently resided in the state or district of the State for 15 years. Procuring domicile certificate from more than one state or union territory is an offence.

Documents Required

The applying person should furnish the following documents along with the filled application form (online or offline) to obtain a domicile certificate:

  • Aadhaar card
  • Birth certificate
  • School certificates
  • Valid identification proof
  • Copy of Ration Card or Copy of Voter ID
  • Proof of the applicant owning a land
  • Proof denoting the person to be the resident of the State for the minimum period specified by the State
  • Tehsil inquiry report
  • Self-Attested Certificate

Application Procedure

Offline Procedure:

Step 1: After being verified by Municipality EO or MC for urban areas and by the Patwari and Tehsildar for rural areas, apply to the concerned Sub Divisional Magistrate.

The application form to apply for the domicile certificate of the State of Haryana is provided below:


Step 2: Make the required payment of Rs.15 to get the certificate within the specified time.

Step 3: Submit the application form fulfilling all the requirements along with the essential documents

Step 4: The attestation form is forwarded to the class-I officer who has attested it for re-confirmation.

Step 5: On receiving a positive response and confirmation from the attesting authority, the necessary certificate is issued to the applicant.

Note: The application form for Domicile Certificate is available in the office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on any working days.

Online Process

Step 1: To apply online for the domicile certificate, visit the official website

domicile Login Haryana

Step 2: The applicant can log in if they are a registered user or click New registration to register

Step 3: Using the Registration user name and password, enter the portal.

Step 4: Fill the application form with necessary details and click Submit.

The remaining application procedure is the same as the offline procedure.