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Nativity Certificate Tamil Nadu


Nativity Certificate Tamil Nadu

Nativity certificate is a government document which is issued by the State Governments to certify that the individual has been residing in a particular location for five or more years. This certificate is issued in every state in India and is used to get admission in schools and for employment purposes. The Special Tahsildar issues the nativity certificate in Tamil Nadu. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining the Nativity Certificate in Tamil Nadu.


To obtain a nativity certificate, the individual has to be:

Documents Required

An individual has to submit any one of the following documents to apply for the certificate:

Procedure to Apply for Nativity Certificate

To apply for a nativity certificate, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Visit a Tahsildar’s Office

The applicant has to get the application form from a Sub-Divisional Magistrate or Tehsildar’s office or Revenue Department or District Collector’s Office, or any other authority.

Step 2: Apply for the certificate

The applicant has to carry the required documents to apply for the certificate.

Step 3: Enter the details

Once receiving the application form, the following details have to be entered.

  • Name of the applicant
  • Father’s/Husband’s name
  • Gender
  • Residential Address
  • Ration Card Number along with a copy
  • Copy of School Leaving Certificate
  • Details of immovable property belonging to parents in Tamil Nadu
  • Date of application
  • Signature of the Applicant

Step 4: Submission of the form

On completing the form, it has to be submitted to the Authorized Officer. The applicant has to furnish other documents for verification if asked by the respective officer.

The applicant can receive the certificate within 2-3 weeks from the date of submission of the form. Once received, the certificate is valid for a lifetime.

Nativity Certificate Application Form

A copy of nativity certificate application form for Tamil Nadu is reproduced below for reference:

Nativity Certificate