Income Certificate: How to apply online or offline

Income Certificate is an officially certified document of the annual income of an individual/family. As we know, the government issues various types of certifications on the submission of valid proofs. the Income Certificate is one out of various certificates. It can be used to take benefit of those schemes where eligibility is determined based on the annual income of the person or his family. Because the economically weaker person can be identified on the basis of the annual income of the person.

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

What is an Income Certificate?

Income Certificate (आय प्रमाण) is a certified document for a specific financial year or a six month period of an individual/family declaring his total annual income from various sources as proof of income.

आय प्रमाण पत्र आवेदक / आवेदक के परिवार की वार्षिक आय का विवरण प्रमाणित करने वाला राज्य सरकार द्वारा जारी किया गया एक आधिकारिक दस्तावेज है। इस प्रमाण पत्र की मुख्य जानकारी में एक विशिष्ट वित्तीय वर्ष के लिए उपलब्ध राज्य सरकार के रिकॉर्ड के अनुसार विभिन्न स्रोतों से परिवार / व्यक्ति की वार्षिक आय का विवरण शामिल है।

Who can apply for an income certificate?

An applicant can apply for an income certificate if he/she is

  1. An individual who is a citizen of India
  2. An individual who is a permanent resident of the territorial jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi

What are the documents required for applying for an income certificate?

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

  1. Identity Proof of Beneficiary ( Any One is mandatory) –
    Aadhaar Card
    PAN Card
    Ration Card with Photo
    Voter ID Card
    Passport
    Driving License
    Any Govt. recognized document
  2. Present Address Proof of Beneficiary ( Any Oneis 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. Permanent Address Proof of Beneficiary (Any Oneis 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
  4. Income certificate (if issued earlier) – Not mandatory
  5. BPL Ration /National Food Security (NFS) Card, if BPL Ration/NFS Cardholder (if available)
  6. Family Income Proof (Salary slips wherever applicable)
  7. Relevant document of expenditure such as Electricity / School fees of Children/ Rent Receipts
  8. The candidate must provide a signed copy of the self-declaration along with the application form.
  9. One Passport size Coloured Photograph of the Beneficiary(Size 5cm x 4.5cm Or 2”x1.75”)
    Should include full face, front view, and open eyes
    Should be of the full head from the top of hair to shoulder
    a
    nd should be in a plain white or off-white background
    shouldn’t be shadows on the face or background
    should have a natural expression (closed mouth)
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    nd should not include sunglasses or hats

How to apply online for an income certificate?

As a citizen of Delhi, you can apply for Income 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 Income 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 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.

Should I need to produce documents after applying online?

Beneficiary’sself-attested copy of the original document to be produced while applying at Citizen Service Centre (CSC)and if applying online then document are to be uploaded in e-District application software. Physical verification of some documents may be necessary at the counter even in case of online applications.

Scanned copy of Self-declaration has to be uploaded while applying online and original 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 a photograph or submit his/her photograph. In the case of the online application, the applicant must upload the beneficiary photograph (As per specifications above)

You can learn the full process through the online Youtube video

How to apply offline for an Income Certificate?

You have to visit your area’s revenue department Govt of NCT for getting an application form for an income 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 Income Certificate status?

When you have applied for Income 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 Firstly 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 Income Certificate application form?

if you want to apply for income certificate offline then you can collect related form from the Department of Revenue NCT of Delhi or you can download it from the e-district portal at your home. You have to use this steps to download 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 income certificate form and Just click on download pic for download pdf application form for income certificate or get it from this link directly- income certificate form

How to download Income Certificate online?

when you have applied for an income 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 income 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.

What is the purpose of an income certificate?

Income Certificate can be used for availing this all needs such as

  1. Firstly for availing charge concession in Education Institution
  2. For securing seats in the quota reserved in professional college in socially economical Backward classes.
  3. For obtaining loans from Government departments.
  4. And for getting Pension
  5. For getting financial aid available to Ex-serviceman.
  6. For getting the loan available to SC/ST for different purposes.
  7. And forgetting the relief given to the victims of natural calamities.
  8. For getting the artificial limb, cycle, etc. supplied to physically handicapped passes.
  9. For getting free Ration card etc.
  10. And Others.

What should be the income for income certificate?

Income certificate can be applied if your total family income below and equal to 1 lac Rupees per year

What is the benefit of an income certificate?

A person can get many benefits if he gets an income certificate (proof of income) 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 for obtaining loans from Government departments.
  4. And for getting Pension
  5. For getting financial aid available to Ex-serviceman.
  6. For getting the loan available to SC/ST for different purposes.
  7. And forgetting the relief given to the victims of natural calamities.
  8. For getting the artificial limb, cycle, etc. supplied to physically handicapped passes.
  9. For getting free Ration card, etc.

How to get a correction in the income certificate?

You have received your income 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.

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