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Domicile Certificate Benefits in the Particular States


Domicile is just an identity proof that is provided by the particular State to the person. It is also called a Domicile Certificate as well as Residence Certificate. Domicile certificate issued by the State Government or UT (Union Territory). With this proof, you can get a lot of benefits from that States calmly. It is a necessity document for any category of a person rather they belong to a different caste, community, and group. A one-person or individual can obtain one Domicile or residence certificate.

What procedure to apply for Domicile Certificate?

There are a lots of way to apply for Domicile or Residence certificate. Check it out with us.

  • Offline Procedure
  • Online Procedure

What documents required to obtain Domicile?

Benefits or Domicile Certificate Can be Used

There are a lots of benefits of it such as….

  • Education purpose
  • Job Cases
  • Students Scholarship Scheme
  • For Making the Ration Card

Terms and Condition to Apply for Domicile/ Residence Certificate

  • The person should belong to a particular State from India.
  • Own house or any 10 years residence proof.
  • Must be named in Voter ID List (Particular States).

Domicile Authorities


To get the Domicile certficate all authoritiy provided by SDM, Revenue Department, Tehsildar Officer, District Magistrate, SDO, or Circle Officer. Each State Government and UT giving full authority to domicile certificate.


Total 37 State’s Providing Domicile Certificate

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • Odisha
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan Respective
  • Sikkim
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Tripura
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
  • West Bengal
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Chandigarh
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  • Daman and Diu
  • Delhi
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Ladakh
  • Lakshadweep
  • Puducherry

Each State’s Responsible Authority for Domicile certificate

Sr. no.StatesResponsible Authorities
1Andhra PradeshMandal Revenue Officer
2Arunachal PradeshTehsildar Officer, Department of District Administration
3AssamConcerned Office of the Circle Officer/Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and Revenue Officer
4BiharCircle Officer/ Village Administrative Officer (VAO)/ Revenue Inspector
5ChhattisgarhSub-Divisional Magistrate/Tehsildar’s office/Revenue Department/District Collector’s Office
6GoaDeputy Collector/Sub-Divisional Officer
7GujaratTehsil/Revenue Office
8HaryanaSDM of the concerned Subdivision or Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district
9Himachal PradeshConcerned Revenue Officer or Tehsildar
10JharkhandCircle Officer or Tehsildar
11KarnatakaDeputy Tehsildar and Tehsildar
12KeralaRevenue Department Authorities or Tehsildar
13Madhya PradeshCircle Officer/ Village Administrative Office (VAO)/ Revenue Inspector (RI)
14MaharashtraTehsildar/ Sub-Divisional Officer/ Additional Collector
15ManipurCircle Officer/ Village Administrative Office (VAO)/ Revenue Inspector (RI)
16MeghalayaOffice of the Deputy Commissioner
17MizoramOffice of the Deputy Commissioner
18NagalandOffice of the Commissioner Nagaland / District Administration / District Magistrate
20PunjabTehsildar at Revenue Department Office
21Rajasthan Respective Tehsil/Block/Revenue Office
22SikkimTehsildar at Revenue Department Office
23Tamil NaduSub-Divisional Magistrate/Tehsildar Office/Revenue Department/District Collector Office
25TripuraSub-Divisional Magistrate
26Uttar PradeshDistrict Magistrate Office
27UttarakhandRespective Tehsildar or Block Office
28West BengalDistrict Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/ Deputy Magistrate/ Deputy Collector/ SDO/ BDO
29Andaman and Nicobar IslandsConcerned Tehsildar Officer
30ChandigarhDeputy Commissioner Office
31Dadra and Nagar HaveliMamlatdar office/Collector office
32Daman and DiuMamlatdar office/Collector office
33DelhiDeputy Commissioner/ Sub-District Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate
34Jammu and KashmirCircle Officer/ Village Administrative Officer (VAO)/ Revenue Inspector (RI)
35LadakhRevenue Department
36LakshadweepDeputy Collector/ SDO
37.PuducherryRegistrar/Sub-Registrar/Assistant Sub-Registrar office

Processing time each has different approx. 5 days, 7days like that.

Online Application Procedure for Domicile Certificate – Statewise

Let’s started with..

Sr. no.StatesHelpline Number Official Website
1Andhra Pradesh
2Arunachal Pradesh155250
0360 2212919
3Assam+91-361- 2540500
4Bihar0612 – 2233333
9Himachal Pradesh18001808076
12Kerala0471-2324220, 0471-2324219
13Madhya Pradesh
14Maharashtra1800 120 8040 (Toll Free)
17Mizoram1800 345 3894
18Nagaland+91 0370 2271000
20Punjab8968593812, 8968593813
21Rajasthan 0141-2221424
22Sikkim(03592) 202601
23Tamil Nadu+91-44-40164907
25Tripura0381-235 5751
26Uttar Pradesh0522-2304706
28West Bengal18003453011 (Alternate no.- 033 22901721), 8372862298, 9679952002, 9836354402
29Andaman and Nicobar Islands
31Dadra and Nagar Haveli
32Daman and Diu02875-252444, 252111
34Jammu and Kashmir0191-2544543,2579981
35LadakhNot ApplicableNot Applicable
36LakshadweepNot ApplicableNot Applicable
37.Puducherry1800 425 2260

For the Offline Procedure

if you don’t have any knowledge about online criteria then don’t worry, you can go near State Administration office such as

  • Deputy Collector Office
  • SDM Office
  • Mamlatdar Office
  • Citizen Service Corners (CSC)
  • Sub-Registrar Office
  • Revenue Office
  • District Magistrate Office
  • Tehsildar Office

This post was published on January 11, 2021 10:04 am

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