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Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate


Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate

A domicile or residence certificate is provided by the State Government to confirm that a person belongs to a particular state as a citizen. In this article, we look at the Uttarakhand Domicile Certificate in detail.

Requirement of Domicile Certificate

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

  • The special quota for State Government jobs
  • Obtaining the Caste Certificate
  • Admissions in engineering and medical colleges
  • To get the preference in social welfare schemes

Eligibility Criteria

The following entities are eligible to obtain domicile certificate in Uttarakhand:

  • 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.
  • Women married to men who have permanent residence in the state.

 Required Documents

The following documents are necessary 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.
  • A copy of khatoni land period.
  • Applicant 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 visiting Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Tehsildar Office / Revenue Department / District Collector Office.

The application form for applying to domicile certificate in Uttarakhand is provided below in the pdf format for your reference:


Note: No online process has been prescribed for obtaining Uttarakhand domicile certificate.

Processing Time

If all the records are properly submitted, the Domicile Certificate will be issued to the concerned applicant within a week from the date of application.