Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate

Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate

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Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate

A domicile or residence certificate is provided by the State of Uttarakhand to justify that a person belongs to a particular state as a citizen. This article provides for procedure and requirements for obtaining Uttarakhand domicile certificate.

Requirement of Domicile Certificate

Citizens can utilize a Domicile Certificate of Uttarakhand for the following specified purposes:

  • Special quota for State Government jobs
  • Obtaining the Caste Certificate
  • Admissions in engineering and medical colleges
  • To obtain an advantage in government reservation
  • To get the preference in social welfare schemes

Eligibility Criteria

The following category of aspirants qualify for Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate:

  • He/she is a resident of Uttarakhand.
  • He/she should have been a permanent resident of the state for at least 15 years from the given year.
  • A person who has a permanent home in the state but residing out of the State for earning or any other purpose.
  • Aspirant should fulfill the conditions of State Government orders from time-to-time.
  • Women aspirants if they are married to men who have permanent residence in the state, even of the former belong to another state by origin.

Note:- A permanent home means that the aspirant should be living ancestrally or having an ancestral home in the State.

 Required Documents

The following documents are essential while applying for the Domicile Certificate:

  • Photocopy of Parivar Register that should be certified by the Gram Pradhan or the certificate of Ward member.
  • Photocopy of Electricity Bill.
  • Photocopy of Ration Card.
  • Duly filled in recommended proforma.
  • A copy of khatoni land period.
  • Aspirant should get the attestation in the form by the concerned officers or authorities.
  • High school or Higher educational certificate.
  • Confirmation of continuous residence in the State/UT for a particular minimum period.
  • Tehsil Enquiry Report.

Application Procedure

Domicile certificate can be obtained either by applying through the respective CSC (Common Service Centre) or by applying through Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Tehsildar Office / Revenue Department / District Collector Office. No online process has been prescribed for obtaining Uttarakhand domicile certificate.

Processing Time

If all the records are properly submitted, the Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate will be issued to the concerned aspirant within a week’s time from the date of application.

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