Rajasthan Domicile Certificate
Rajasthan Domicile Certificate
Domicile certificate, also known as residence certificate, is issued to prove that the person holding the certificate resides in a particular State. It is mandatory to obtain this domicile certificate to avail quotas in educational institutions and government services. Domicile certificate can be obtained only from one state and defying this would be a serious offence. For more information, read the Domicile Certificate.
An individual should pass the following criteria to obtain Rajasthan domicile certificate:
- The applicant should be a resident of Rajasthan for a minimum of 10 years
- Female applicants can apply for the certificate if they marry a person from Rajasthan
- Female applicants who are not residents of the State should be married to a person who issues Bonafide Certificate in Rajasthan
- For minors, the certificate is issued based on their parents’ certificate
Benefits of the Certificate
The following are the benefits of possessing a domicile certificate:
- An individual can apply for resident quota in educational institutions
- An individual can apply for resident quota in Government services
- To legally state a person’s residence
- The certificate is mandatory in rural areas to avail various benefits of the Government
To apply for a domicile certificate, an individual should possess the following documents:
- Copy of the Ration Card
- Copy of Voter’s ID or Electoral Roll
- Aadhar Card
- Copy of educational qualification
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Property or rent receipt
- Certificate issued by two competent officers
- Patwari report for rural areas
Eligible applicants can apply this certificate through e-Mitra, popularly called as Common Service Centers (CSC). The service centres are mostly located in the Tahsildar’s office or a Municipality office.
An individual should follow these procedures to apply for this certificate.
Step 1: Obtain the Application Form
The applicant can obtain the application form from any of the following centres:
- Sub-Divisional Magistrate
- Tahsildar Office
- Revenue Department
- District Collector’s Office
- Other local authorities
Step 2: Submission of Request Letter
The applicant has to submit a request letter to obtain a Domicile Certificate.
Step 3: Attaching the Required Documents
Along with the request letter, the applicant has to submit the required documents.
Step 4: Issuing the Certificate
The concerned Revenue Officer will issue the certificate.
The application can be applied online by logging on to the following link.
The Sub Divisional Officer or Assistant Collector and Executive Magistrate of the State issue the certificate.
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