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Gujarat - Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate

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Apply In-Person

  1. Applicant must visit the revenue department authorities or thasildhar to apply in person with the documents specified under required documents session.
  2. Link for municipal office contacts: List of Municipal Corporations
  3. Please go to the respective office. Submit the completed application obtained from office along with required documents.
  4. Application can be obtained from this online link: Application
  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 the circle officer / Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and Revenue Inspector (RI).
  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/thasildhar to decide and issue the 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 - Gujarat Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate Online with Images

  1. Use the following link to reach online portal. Link: Digital Gujarat
  2. In the given page, please go through the details and hit the apply online option provided at the bottom.
  3. In the given page, user need to select email/mobile from the drop down for login.
  4. Complete the page prompt to login by clicking login.
    1. If you are a new user to this portal, then click on “Click For New Registration (Citizen)” link, it will redirect you to user registration page to register
  5. Once login, user has to select request a new service option on top right corner of the page.
  6. Select the service required to reach the new page.
  7. User need to hit the respective option and complete the successive page prompts and also upload required documents to apply online by hitting submit.
  8. After successful submission of your application you can take the print of your application form and proceed further with the online payment.
  9. Please pay using any of the two options
    1. Using E-Wallet
    2. Using Gateway
  10. This application will be processed by the respective department.
  11. Citizen will get an SMS for the status of his/her application.
  12. Once completing the application process, user shall use the application number to get the certificate by using download issued document option.

Note: For any query/problem regarding portal citizen can contact on toll free no. 18002335500.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form. Link for form: Application
  • 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)
  • 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]

Principal Secretary
Urban Development and Urban Housing Department
Block No. 14, 9th Floor, New Sachivalaya,
Gandhinagar - 382 010.
Gujarat, India.
Phone No. : +91 079-232-51001/03
Fax No. : +91 079-232-51005
E-mail: [email protected]
Office Contact Link: List of Municipal Corporations



  • 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]

Application form. Link for form: Application


Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

7 working days

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Concerned Department
Revenue Department
Office of the Sub Divisional Magistrate/ Office of the Tehsildar

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 for Domicile certificate can be downloaded from the following link

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

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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