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Maharashtra Income Certificate


Maharashtra Income Certificate

Maharashtra income certificate is an important document which proves the annual income of a person. The Revenue Department of Maharashtra State issues income certificate to persons who are residents of Maharashtra to avail the subsidies from the Government. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining an income certificate in Maharashtra.

Uses of Income Certificate

Income certificate is useful for various purposes like obtaining admissions in schools, getting a loan for education, saving your income from income tax, as well as to get various other certificates like Aadhar card, ration card, domicile certificate, caste certificate, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

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

Documents Required                                                  

The following documents are to be attached at the time of submitting the application form online.

  • Age Proof: Applicant Birth Certificate /School leaving Certificate/ Pan Card.
  • Address Proof: Ration Card / Voter ID /Passport/ Driving License /Electricity bill/ Water bill / property tax receipt.
  • Photograph: Applicant passport size photograph.
  • Identity Proof: Aadhar Card / Voter ID /Driving License.
  • Proof of Income: Form 16 if salaried, income tax return statement, salary slip.

Online Application Procedure

The following steps have been specified to obtain Maharashtra income certificate online:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Maharashtra Government.

Step 2: Click on “New User” which is visible on the home page of the portal.


Step 3: Select “Income Certificate” option from the main menu.


Step 4: On the next page, the application form for Income Certificate appears.

Step 5: Fill the form with required details and attach the scanned documents.

Step 6: Finally click on “Submit” for successful registration.

Note: After submitting the application form of income certificate, you will be provided with an acknowledgement number to track your income certificate status.

Track Income Certificate Status

To check the status of Maharashtra income certificate application status the applicant has to revisit the official portal.

Step 1: Click on ” Track Your Application” and enter your application ID.

Step 2: Select ‘Go‘ and the status of the application saved will be displayed.

Note: The concerned authority will issue the birth certificate within 15 days from the date of application. The applicant can obtain Income Certificate by remitting a fee of Rs.5. The validity of Income Certificate is for six months from the date of issue.