Odisha Domicile Certificate

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Odisha Domicile Certificate

Domicile certificate or the residence certificate, as the name depicts is issued by the Government of Odisha for the person proving to be the resident of the state. Similarly, a person applies for the domicile or the residence certificate, if he or she intends to make the state his/ her permanent residence. This also applies to those applicants who are not currently residing in that place but are sure of it in the future permanently. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining an Odisha domicile certificate.

Eligibility Criteria

Application for the Odisha domicile certificate must conform to the following eligibility criteria:

  1. The individual has been a permanent resident in the village/town of the concerned tahsil or of the state for at least one year continuously.
  2. The applicant produces a copy of Record of Rights (RoR) of the residential plot owned by him, his parents or ancestors.
  3. The woman belonging to another state is also eligible if married to a permanent resident of the applying state.

Documents Required

The following documents should be furnished along with the application.

  • Copy of ROR
  • Proof of Identity (Aadhaar Card / Voter ID / PAN Card / Passport etc.)
  • Proof of Residence (Land agreement with house owner / Bank passbook / Electricity Bill / Telephone Bill)
  • Proof of Age (Educational certificate / Driving License)
  • Land passbook
  • EPIC

Processing Time

The competent authority for the issuance of the certificate is the Revenue officer who on the verification of the revenue inspector, grants the certificate within 15 days of the application under normal circumstances.

Service Charges

The certificate issuance incorporates the following charges, which the applicant has to pay along with the application:

The Government fees and User charges Rs.30.00
Certificate Output Charges Rs. 10.00
Printing Charges Rs. 10.00
Service Charges of the kiosk Operator Rs. 8.00
Scanning Charges Rs. 5.00
DEGs charges Rs. 2.00


The validity of the certificate extends for one year from the date of issuance.

Application Process

Online Process:

Step 1: To apply online for the Odisha domicile certificate, visit the official website E- District Odisha.

Step 2: From the available links, Click application forms.

Step 3: Select Residence certificate from the list of certificates after which the required application form will be displayed.


Step 4: Fill out the form with essential details, upload the scanned copies of the documents and click Submit after verifying. The application form includes details such as-

  • Personal details
  • Parent’s details
  • Spouse details
  • Contact details
  • Permanent address
  • Submitter details
  • Present address
  • Land records details
  • Plot details
  • Purpose

Step 5: Print the application slip and make a note of the application number to track the status of the application in future.

Offline Process:

The applicant can visit any E-district centre nearby and can acquire the application form. The required documents are attached along with the application. The copy of the application form is provided below.

Odisha residence certificates application

Application Status

The status of the application can be tracked online by clicking the link application status on the home page of the official website. Enter the application reference number and click enter.


Contact Details

The concerns regarding the residence certificate can be directed towards the Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Orissa or to the Office of the Tahsildar of the concerned Tahsil.

Toll-free/contact number For domicile/residence certificate from E District Orissa: – 1800 345 6770/ 155335

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