Domicile Certificate: How to apply online in Delhi

A Domicile certificate is an official legal document issued by the Revenue Department of NCT of Delhi for proving that an individual having a resident in Delhi or a particular state. There are so many times I see the people living in Delhi as a resident who belongs to another state such as U.P, Punjab, Haryana, and Bihar, etc. But if they want to get all benefits available to the people of Delhi, then they have to full fill the condition to get Domicile Certificate for benefits.

Therefore, Today in this post we will know all about the Domicile certificate such as what is it, where it is required and can I apply online, the required documents, benefits, validity, etc.

What is a Domicile Certificate?

A Domicile certificate is an official legal document issued by the Revenue Department of NCT of Delhi for proving that an individual having a resident in Delhi or a particular state. A domicile certificate is required to get a local preference in many situations. It is required to avail resident based reservations which are made in educational institutes or government jobs, etc.

एक डोमिसाइल प्रमाणपत्र दिल्ली के एनसीटी के राजस्व विभाग द्वारा जारी एक आधिकारिक कानूनी दस्तावेज है, जो यह साबित करता है कि एक व्यक्ति दिल्ली या किसी विशेष राज्य का निवासी है। कई परिस्थितियों में स्थानीय वरीयता प्राप्त करने के लिए अधिवास प्रमाणपत्र की आवश्यकता होती है। यह निवासी आधारित आरक्षणों का लाभ उठाने के लिए आवश्यक है जो शैक्षणिक संस्थानों या सरकारी नौकरियों आदि में किए जाते हैं

Who can apply for a Domicile certificate?

An applicant can apply for a Domicilecertificate if he/she is

  1. First, An individual who is a citizen of India.
  2. And an individual who is residing continuously for the last three years within the territorial jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi.

What are the documents required for applying for a Domicile certificate?

This is the list of documents that can be required at the time of applying Domicile certificate online or offline mode

  1. Identity Proof of Beneficiary ( Any One is mandatory) –or Identity Proof of Parents (in case of Minor)
    Aadhaar Card
    PAN Card
    Ration Card with Photo
    Voter ID Card
    Passport
    Driving License
    Any Govt. recognized document
  2. Proof of Continuous residence for the last 3 years in Delhi of Beneficiary/Parents in case of minor( Any One is mandatory)
    Aadhaar Card
    Voter ID Card
    Driving License
    Passport
    Ration Card
    Rent Agreement (Registered )
    Bank Passbook
    Electricity Bill
    Water Bill
    Telephone Bill(Landline or Post-paid)
    Gas Bill
    Any Govt. recognized document
  3. Other evidence issued and attested by the relevant authority.
  4. The candidate must provide a signed copy of the self-declaration along with the application form.
  5. One Passport size Coloured Photograph of the Beneficiary(Size 5cm x 4.5cm Or 2”x1.75”)

Notes

  • Parents can only apply in case of minor(“minor” as per the provisions of the Indian Majority Act, 1875)
  • In the case of a minor, the parent’s Address proof has to be appended. Whereas ID proof has to be of a minor.
  • Scanned copy of original Self -Declaration has to be uploaded while applying online and original Self Declaration has to be submitted to the concerned SDM/Tehsildar/CSC by hand or speed post/registered post along with Application /Acknowledgement number.
  • The beneficiary himself/herself /any of his family members should be present at the CSC for the photograph or submit his/her photograph. In case of an online application, an applicant must upload the beneficiary photograph (As per specifications above)
  • Only educational certificate for all the three consecutive years will not be considered for issuance of Domicile Certificate

How to apply online for a Domicile certificate?

As a citizen of Delhi, you can apply for Domicile Certificate online which service is available on the E-district website by these simple steps of registration online:

  1. First of all, need to visit the e-district site – https://edistrict.delhigovt.nic.in/
  2. Then you will register yourself as a new user with the help of your Aadhar card or voter id.
  3. After registration, you will get a user id and the password just need to change according to you.
  4. Now you can log in with the help of a user id and password
  5. Then, you will upload your documents as per required formats and sizes such as Aadhar card, voter id, and photo.
  6. And then need to complete first your profile by providing all the required information
  7. Then, you can apply for any required service online just by filling the required service form within the prescribed time and limit.
  8. Then you can click on the apply button in the menu
  9. apply online > apply for services and then click on the apply button of Issuance of Domicile Certificate in the Department of Revenue section
  10. After that, Your profile details will show just check and click on the continue button.
  11. Now just enter the furthermore required details then click on the continue button.
  12. After the click, you will have to attach/Upload the supporting documents which I have already shown above in the post.
  13. Upload the documents in the proper required format or size and click on the Save button after uploading each document.
  14. At the last, click on the final submit button after checking all information filled in the form. and just verify by OTP received on the registered mobile number.
  15. And then, you will see the acknowledgment receipt just save it and get a print of it.

How to apply offline for a Domicile Certificate?

You have to visit your area’s revenue department Govt of NCT for getting an application form for a Domicile certificate. After getting the application form, you need to fill it and need to attach the required and supporting documents with the form. And after completion of all documents, you need to submit them to the revenue department with verifying the original documents.

How to check the Domicile Certificate status?

When you have applied for Domicile Certificate on the e-district Delhi portal then you really wish to know the status of your application and like to track the status so here you can track your application status:

  1. First of all, visit the e- district portal
  2. Then Track your application link and then click on it
  3. Then you are to enter required details such as First step select Department then applied for then enter application no and after that enter applicant name and type the security captcha and click on the search button.
  4. And after that, you will able to see the status of your application.

How to download the Domicile Certificate application form?

if you want to apply for a Domicile certificate offline then you can collect a related form from the Department of Revenue NCT of Delhi or you can download them from the e-district portal at your home. You have to use these steps to download the application form-

First of all, go to the e- district portal then download the link in the menu and then click on application forms then find the issuance of Domicile certificate form for (SC/ST/OBC) and Just click on download pic for download pdf application form for Domicile certificate or get it from this link directly- Domicile certificate form

How to download Domicile Certificate online?

when you have applied for a Domicile certificate online on the e-district Delhi portal and have got a message of issuance of the certificate and you don’t know how to download online then follow these steps-

First of all, go to the e- district portal then the Print and download certificate link and then click on it now enter required details such as

  1. Firstly select department of Revenue then issuance of Domicile certificate
  2. Then enter application number > date of birth> then type captcha and click on the continue button
  3. Now you will get an OTP on your registered mobile no just enter in the required field and enter again captcha and click on the download button
  4. and after that, your certificate will be downloaded in pdf format just get print and use.

When a Domicile certificate is required?

Domicile Certificate can be used for availing this all needs which is available for the permanent resident of a state such as

  1. Firstly for availing charge concession in Education Institution
  2. Secondly for securing seats in the quota reserved in professional college in socially economical Backward classes.
  3. Admission to schools and colleges
  4. Scholarships
  5. Competitive examinations (such as NEET/ JEE/ UPSC etc)
  6. Employment Opportunities
  7. Governmental Schemes
  8. Subsidies and grants.

What is the benefit of a Domicile certificate?

A person can get many benefits if he gets a Domicile certificate proof of resident of Delhi or other states such as

  1. Firstly a person can avail charge concession in Education Institution
  2. Secondly for securing seats in the quota reserved in professional college in socially economical Backward classes.
  3. Third Admission to schools and colleges
  4. Scholarships
  5. Competitive examinations (such as NEET/ JEE/ UPSC etc)
  6. Employment Opportunities
  7. Governmental Schemes
  8. And at the last, Subsidies and grants where resident matters.

How to get a correction in the Domicile certificate?

You have received your Domicile certificate but you had found some mistakes in this and you want to correct it then you have to visit the nearest Department of revenue NCT of Delhi from where you have got it. and need to apply for correction for the mistakes or changes by providing relevant documents with related forms.

FAQS

What is a domicile certificate?

This certificate establishes the place of residence of an individual.

What is the minimum time of residing continuously in Delhi for which an individual is entitled to a Domicil Certificate?

An individual who is residing continuously for the last three years within the territorial jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi and must be a citizen of India.

Is an educational certificate for the three consecutive years considered for issuance of a Domicil Certificate?

Educational certificate for three consecutive years is not the only document that is considered for issuance of Domicile Certificate.

Where and for what purpose a domicil certificate is required?

A number of educational institutions reserve seats depending on the domicile status of the applicant. Similarly, benefits are also available in a number of cases of recruitment giving preference to local candidates. This certificate is required to avail of such benefits. Institutions giving loans as proof of place of residence may also require this certificate. Some organizations/institutions have different modalities for e.g. different fee structures for NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) and require this certificate for checking purposes.

What is the validity of a domicile certificate?

The domicile certificate once received is valid for a lifetime unless the holder changes his residence and moves to a different state.

In how many days will I receive my certificate?

This certificate has a processing period of seven to fifteen days from the date of application. And it will depend on the accuracy and authenticity of the documents.

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