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Punjab Income Certificate


Punjab Income Certificate

Income certificate is a legal document that states the different source of income of any individual earned. Punjab income certificate is issued by the Department of Revenue to avail the various schemes launched by the State Government. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Punjab income certificate in detail.

Purpose of Income Certificate

The purpose of obtaining an income certificate in Punjab are as follows:

  • To prove an individual’s annual income for an official or legal purpose.
  • To obtain a loan from banks and scholarship for eligible students.
  • To utilise tax exemption at the time of property purchase or any other service.

Eligibility Criteria

Any person who is a resident and salaried employee of Punjab state are eligible to apply for an income certificate.

Documents Required

The following documents are to be furnished along with the application form.

  • Identity proof: Voter card, Aadhar card, PAN card.
  • Address proof: Ration card, electricity bill, water bill, telephone bill, driving license.
  • Birthdate proof: School leaving certificate, birth certificate.
  • Self-declaration certificate.
  • Salary slip, if employed.
  • Income details from all sources.
  • Any other documents related to income, optional.

Fee Details

The applicant can register for income certificate by remitting a processing fee of Rs. 40  per copy.

Application Procedure for Income Certificate

To register for income certificate, the following steps must be followed:

Step 1: The applicant has to visit the official website of the Punjab Government.


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


Step 3: On the next page, the list of services is displayed with the download option.


Step 4: The applicant has to select the “Issuance of Income Certificate” option from the revenue department to download the form.


Step 5: After downloading the form, the user needs to fill out the application by entering the following details mentioned below:

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Parent’ s/Husband’s Name
  • Aadhar Number
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Age of the Applicant


Step 6: Attach the required documents along with the application form.

Step 7: Submit the duly filled form to the nearest Sewa Kendra centre, and then your application will be processed by the Suwidha employee for Tehilsdars verification of the income certificate.

Note: The certificate will be issued within the same day after verification done by the concerned authority.