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Guntur - Apply Identity Card for Differently Abled

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To obtain a disability card the applicant has to contact the District Hospital with the documents

Commissioner, Disabilities, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh,

L.B.S. Nagar, Payakapuram, Near Puchhalaplli Sundaraiah,
Municipal High School,Vijayawada,
Andhra Pradesh - 5220015

  1. The documents that has been submitted will be validated and the Disability Card will be provided.
  2. Following listed information provides you details on who needs to be approached for getting appropriate certificate.
    1. Children below 12 years and suffering from mental retardation may be certified of their disability either by a neurologist, pediatric, psychiatrist; and visually challenged will be so certified by an ophthalmologist.
  3. Applicants may use the application form allotted for a specific disability and submit the forms at the government hospital or public health centers.
    1. Those applicants with amputation or severe paralysis, and irreversible disabilities are required to get medical certificate from concerned medical practitioner at the government hospital or the primary health center.
    2. Those with multiple disabilities will be certified by a medical board constituted of three doctors, with one of the doctors competent in the field of one of the disabilities the applicant stands incapacitated by.
    3. Those affected by cerebral palsy may procure a certificate either from a pediatric, orthopedic, neurologist, or a psychiatrist.
    4. Those afflicted by leprosy will be certified so by a dermatologist, and the hearing impaired by an ENT specialist.
The Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will be the final authority to issue the ID card based on the documents
Those seeking new national identity cards for the disabled or renewal of existing card are required to register their disabilities certified duly by the aforementioned medical practitioners for the corresponding disabilities as the case may be.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form: Link for Form
  • Proofs of residence
  • Family card
  • Electoral identity card
  • Bank pass book
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • Copy of the Disability Certificate.
  • Copy of I.D. of the person with disability.
  • Copy of all medical and psychological reports *available.
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Two photographs showing the disability

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Commissioner, Disabilities, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh,

L.B.S. Nagar, Payakapuram, Near Puchhalaplli Sundaraiah,
Municipal High School, Vijayawada,
Andhra Pradesh - 5220015

Contact page link: Contact Link
Link for important details: details link
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  • Indian Citizen
  • Medical report explaining the type of disability
  • Persons falling under the categories with a minimum of 40% disability are eligible for entitlement of all benefits provided by the Government.
  • The link has details of the eligibility in details: eligibility link


No Fees required.


  • This card is valid for a period of five years from the date of issue.
  • On expiry the card should be surrendered to the issuing authority and an application for issuing a new card should be submitted if required.
  • In case the card is lost, new card will be issued on the payment of a penalty of Rs. 15/-

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Identity cards will be issued between the period of one week to one month from the date of application with the requisite certification.

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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

  • The Constitution of India promotes equality, freedom, justice and dignity of all individuals and implicitly mandates an inclusive society for all including persons with disabilities.
  • According to the provisions of the Persons with Disabilities Act of 1995, it has identified seven categories of disabilities: blindness, low vision, leprosy cured, hearing impairment, loco-motor disability, mental retardation and mental illness.

Information which might help[edit]

  • The certificate issued by medical authority will mention whether disability condition is permanent or correctable
  • The State Governments / UT Administrations may constitute the medical boards

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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