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Uttar Pradesh Domicile Certificate

Uttar Pradesh Domicile Certificate

Domicile certificate or residence certificate is issued to state that an individual belongs to a particular state or a union territory. The certificate is issued by the State Government through which citizens can avail various benefits from the State government. This certificate serves as evidence of residence for institutions that sanction loans. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining the Uttar Pradesh domicile certificate in detail.

Need for the Document

The following are the reasons to obtain a domicile certificate:

  • The certificate is used to avail Resident quotas in educational institutions and Government Services.
  • To claim ownership of one’s residing place.
  • To benefit from various government schemes.

Required Information

To apply for a Residence certificate requires the following details from the applicant:

  • Name of the applicant
  • Residential Address
  • Police Station
  • Place of Birth
  • Date of Birth
  • The nationality of the applicant

Eligibility Standards

  • The applicant’s parents have to be a permanent resident of the State, or the applicant has to reside in the State for 3 or more years.
  • The applicant should be in government service and should be able to transfer his/her job when needed.

Required Documents

Given below are the required documents to apply for this certificate:

  • Certificate from Employer/Chairman or Gram Panchayat/Chairman or Nagar Panchayat
  • Ration Card
  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • Voter ID Card
  • PAN
  • House Tax / Water Tax
  • Electricity Bill
  • Aadhaar card
  • Bank Passbook

Application Procedure

The applicant can apply a Domicile Certificate by two methods: Online Method and Offline Method.

Online Method

Step 1: Log on to the website

The applicant has to log on to the official website.

Step 2: Registering the certificate

The applicant has to click on the Registration option and register for the certificate.

Step 3: Verification Code

On successful registration, the applicant will receive verification code to the respective mobile number.

Step 4: Entering the verification code

The applicant has to enter this code in the official portal and click on the verify option.

Step 5: Enter the Details

The application form appears, and the application has to enter all the required details in the application form.

Step 6: Submit the form

After entering all the details, the applicant has to submit the application form.

Offline Method

There are two offline ways to apply for a Domicile Certificate.

Applying through CSC Center

Step 1: Approach the CSC Center

The applicant has to approach the Common Service Centres.

Step 2: Receiving the application

The applicant has to obtain the application form from the concerned officer.

Step 3: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter all the required details in the application form.

Step 4: Submit the form

Once all details are entered, the applicant has to submit the application form to the concerned officer.

Applying through Municipality or District Magistrate Office

Step 1: Approach the Municipality

The applicant has to approach the Tahasildar or Municipality or District Magistrate Office.

Step 2: Obtain the application form

The applicant has to obtain the application form from the concerned officer.

Step 3: Enter the Details

The applicant has to enter the details in the application form.

Step 4: Submit the form

Once all the details are entered, the applicant has to submit the form along with two passport size photographs.

Step 5: Submission of the verification letter

The applicant has to submit the verification letter from any of the following officials:

  • Gazetted Officer
  • Member of Parliament (MP)
  • Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)
  • Chairman, Zila Panchayat
  • Chairman, Nagar Panchayat
  • Branch Manager, Nationalised Bank

Step 6: Submission of the Documents

The applicant has to submit attested copies of identity and school certificates.

Step 7: Tahasildar Report

The applicant should also obtain a Tahasildar Enquiry report and has to be submitted if required.

Fee Structure

The domicile certificate is issued for free of costs.

Issuing the Certificate

If all the details provided by the applicant are accurate, the certificate is issued within a month. Once issued, the certificate is valid for a lifetime.

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