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Goa - Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate

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Apply In-Person

  1. Applicant must apply in prescribed application form along with required documents addressed to the Mamlatdar.
  2. Link for contacts: ULB service please use the respective district/place name as provided at the end of the page. Select the respective place to get details of contact information.
  3. Please go to the respective office. Submit the completed application obtained from office or downloaded from online along with required documents.
  4. Link for form: Domicile Form
  5. Authorities after checking the attached documents and details submitted will make entries and provide you record number for reference.
  6. This application will be verified by respective authorities.
  7. There will be a ground level verification and scrutiny of the documents and details provided.
  8. Once the verification is over, these officials will submit their report to the respective authority to decide and issue the Local Certificate to the applicant.
  9. Applicant will get the certificate in 15 days after due verification.

Note: Apart from the mentioned required documents, applicant has to provide any additional information/document as asked by the respective authorities while applying. Fee requirement is also to be paid as authorities quote. Applicant may be asked to prove his stay in the state for a particular period(10 years/15 years etc).

Apply Online - Goa Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate Online with Images

  1. Use the following link to reach online portal. Link: Goa online
  2. Please select citizen services under services menu to get the list of services.
  3. Scroll down to revenue session and select domicile certificate to get the next page.
  4. Please go through the information provided and hiy :proceed to apply” tab to get next page.
  5. Please login using the credentials. If new user, then use the register tab to register and then login.
  6. Please complete the page prompt for application form, upload required documents and hit respective tab to process the online process.
  7. Applicant has to follow and complete the successive page prompts.
  8. Applicant gets receipt/acknowledgement for submission. Keep it safe for future reference.
  9. This application will be processed by respective department.
  10. Applicant will get notification from the department for further process to issue certificate.

Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form. Link for form: Domicile Form
  • Identity proof.
  • Self declaration from the applicant.
  • Residential Proof: Residential Certificate issued by Local administration office/ Aadhar card / Passport / Driving License / Ration Card / Govt. Id card / Defence ID Card / PAN Card.
  • Age proof (birth certificate / school certificate)
  • Income Proof: Salary certificate, Income proof from competent authority, income tax return acknowledgement.
  • Applicant passport size photograph.
  • 2 different Gazette Officers certification(as per requirement)
  • Education records duly signed
  • Aadhaar card
  • Land revenue receipt (in case of farmer if available).
  • Affix stamp as advised by authorities if required.

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Department of Urban Development
1st floor, Dempo towers, Shramashakti Bhavan
EDC Patto Plaza, Panaji - 403001
Goa, India
Ph : +91 0832 – 2438640
Fax : +91 0832 2438590
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact Link: Contact Department of Urban Development



  • The following are the eligibility criteria to obtain a local certificate from the State Government:
    • Any person who is a resident of the state.
    • Women not initially belonging to the state, but married to a permanent resident of the state.


  • Authorities will provide fee details.
  • During online payment fee details will be displayed


The validity period of this certificate has been enhanced to life long as per GO (provided the individual residence is not changed)

Documents to Use[edit]

Domicile Form


Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

5 days for online process. 15 working days for offline procedure

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Concerned Authority
Mamlatdar of the concerned Taluka.

Domicile Certificate can be made only in one State/UT. Obtaining Domicile Certificate from more than one State/UT is an offence.

Application form :
The application form can be downloaded from the following link Forms

Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


Need for the Document[edit]

  • A Domicile/Residence Certificate is generally issued to prove that the person bearing the Certificate is a Domicile/Resident of the State/UT by which the Certificate is being issued. This Certificate is required as proof of residence to avail Domicile/Resident Quotas in educational institutions and in the Government Service, as also in case of jobs where local residents are preferred.
  • This certificate is used for many other purpose including Passport, Visa etc.;,

Information which might help[edit]

  • This certificate can be used for several years.
  • Fill the application details correctly without any mistake.
NOTE : It is a punishable offense to try with fraudulent documents to get a Domicile certificate

Once the verification is over, these officials will submit their report to the respective authority to decide and issue the Income Certificate to the applicant.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • To avail of the resident quota reservation in educational institutes
  • To avail of the resident quota reservation in Government Services
  • Wherever the proof of residence in the state is needed

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