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Karnataka - Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate

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Apply In-Person

  1. In order to apply for Domicile or residence certificate in Karnataka, applicant has to go to the respective Taluk, Nadakacheri office in whose jurisdiction the candidate usually resides. Link for the office details : Contact Link
  2. Submit a written application form along with required documents to the authority.
  3. Authorities after checking the attached documents and details submitted, will make entries and provide you record number for reference.
  4. The application will be verified by the Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and Revenue Inspector (RI).
  5. There will be a ground level verification and scrutiny of the documents and details provided.
  6. Once the verification is over, these officials will submit their report to the Thaasildhaar.
  7. Thaasildhaar will decide on whether to issue the Income Certificate to the applicant.
  8. Applicant will get the certificate in 7 days after due verification.

Apply through Online Portal

  1. Please visit the website : online portal link and select “Apply Online” option under ONLINE APPLICATION option from the home page.
  2. In the new page, please enter your mobile number and hit “Proceed” to reach the next page for detailed instruction.
  3. From the menu please select NEW REQUEST and choose “Residence / Domicile Certificates” option.
  4. In the new page please select Language and “Domicile Certificate” to reach next page.
  5. The resulting page will prompt to enter /select appropriate details. After filling the details, please Hit “Search” to get new page with details.
  6. If the details are correct, please select appropriate option to get the next window to upload required documents and hit make payment tab to reach the next page.
  7. In the given page please select appropriate payment gateway option (Credit / Debit / Net Banking) to complete the payment.
  8. You will get an acknowledgement for the transaction and the same would have reached your registered mobile.
  9. Please keep the details safely to get the status of your application.
  10. From this point on wards the process will be same as how they processed in apply in person option to issue the certificate


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Proof that applicant have been resident of the state for minimum period that is specified by the state.
  • Proof that you are an owner of land in that state
  • Valid identification proof
  • Property TAX
  • School certificates
  • Thaasildhaar inquiry report
  • Ration card, EPIC Card
  • Aadhaar card
Note:- if the applicant's age is less than 18 years then local of father is compulsory.

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Atalji Janasnehi Directorate,
SSLR Building,
K R Circle, Bangalore-560001
Phone :080-22214550
Email : [email protected]
Link for Contacts: [1] and Link for details

Front Offices in Nadakacheri : Office locations
Other front Offices in Nadakacheri : Office locations
Front Offices in Padasale : Office locations
Front offices in Spandana : Office locations

Address of Districts Statistical Offices in Karnataka Bangalore Rural,
No 280, 17th CCross,
Siddaganga Mutt Building,
Rajajinagar 3 rd Block,
Bangalore 560010

Bangalore Urban
NO 280, 17th cross
Siddaganga Mutt Building,
Rajajinagar 3 rd Block,
Bangalore 560010
Phone No & STD Code: 2310 5731 & 080

2nd Floor, Anjuman E Building
Sangolli Rayanna Road
Opposite to D.V.C. Officer
Phone No & STD Code: 2421819; 2400231 & 0831

Bellary 583101
Phone No & STD Code:276398 & 08392

Taluk Office Building
First Floor (Right Side)
Bidar- 585401
Phone No & STD Code: 226259; 08482;

2nd Floor Municipal C. T. S
No 7 182 C
Near Darbar Middle School
Bijapur 586101
Phone No & STD Code:250620; 223774 & 08352

Andechatra Road
Chickmangalur 577101
Phone No & STD Code:228005

No 1568, Vidhya Ganapathi Rd
Vidhya Nagar,
Mandya- 571401
Phone No & STD Code:220465; 230621 & 08232

Scouts & Guides Building
B.D Road,
Phone No & STD Code:2427175; 2424381 & 08194

Kalyani Ram Palace,
Dakshina Kannada District,
Mangalore- 575006
Phone No & STD Code:2459494; 2455512 & 0824

Smt R. C Patil Building,
Narayanapura 1st Road.
Huliyala Road, Opposite to
TV Tower Dharwad 580008
Phone No & STD Code:2447022 & 0836

R . No . 20 B, 2nd Floor,
Vikas Bhavana,
Mini Vidhana Soudha
Gulbarga 585102
Phone No & STD Code: 2420578; 2426150 & 08472

No 1273, Race Course Road,
Near Mission Hospital,
Hassan- 573201
Phone No & STD Code: 268727 & 08172

Deputy Commissioners Office
Madikeri- 571201
Phone No & STD Code: 225764; 222452 & 08272

Deputy Commissioners
Office Building
Kolar- 563101
Phone No & STD Code:222245 & 08152

No 9-5-435, Kjnhal Road,
Near Kinhal Gate, Koppat
Phone No & STD Code:231226 & 08539

No 324, 15th Main Road,
T.k. Layout, Opp, Kamakshi Hospital.
Mysore 570009
Phone No & STD Code: 2439349; 2439893 & 0821

Municipal No 1-50-80
1 B. Road, Station Division,
Raichur- 584101
Phone No & STD Code: 231728 & 08532

1 st floor, Maruthi Krupa
Tilak Nagar, Shimoga-577201
Phone No & STD Code:222035 & 8182

Mini Vidhana Soudha
2nd floor, D.C. Officer Compound
Tumkur- 572102
Phone No & STD Code:2278782; 2278453 & 0816

Mini Vidhana Soudha
D.C. Officer Compound
Uttara Kannada District,
Karwar 581301
Phone No & STD Code:26483 & 08382

No 324, Sri Vinayaka Complex,
2 nd Floor, 2nd Main Road,
P.G. Layout, Davanagere.
Phone No & STD Code:236488 & 08192

Star Manzil, Behind L.I.C Road,
Ajjara kadu, Udupi 576101
Phone No & STD Code:2520812 & 0820

Balaram Nayak Building,
Extension Area,
Bagalakote- 587 101
Phone No & STD Code:223670 & 08354

K.T Meharavade Building,
Kurattipete, Belagare, Gadag
Phone No & STD Code:545751; 546942 & 08372

Vidyanagar (west)
Chandapur Building, Haveri
Phone No & STD Code:835130; 836643 & 08375

1st floor, MM Complex,
Above Janatha Bazar, Double Road,
Chamaraja Nagar- 571 313
Phone No & STD Code:223301; 225780 & 08226

Contact Number of District statistical officer (DSO)
  • Ashok Nagar Office Phone Number 080-2558 3601
  • Bnaswadi Office Phone Number 080-2551 0276
  • Cikpet Office Phone Number 080-2226 6705
  • Mahalkshmipurm Office Phone Number 080-2332 4767
  • Bsvnagudi Office Phone Number 080-2661 3041
  • Jayanagar and Mdiwala Office Phone Number 080-2664 7079
  • Binneepet and JP Nagar Office Phone Number 080-2676 3510
  • Bartinagr Office Phone Number 080-2555 5821
  • Shivaji Nagar and Jaymahl Office Phone Number 080-2226 2089
  • Malleswaram Office Phone Number 80-2337 5109
  • Gandhinagar Office Phone Number 080-2287 2986
  • Cmrajpet Office Phone Number 080-2223 3819
  • Ganganagar Office Phone Number 080-2333 1703




  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • Applicant holding land in state.
  • Women married from another 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

Documents to Use[edit]

Application form for Issue of the Local / Resident Certificate


Sample Documents[edit]

Sample Affidavit for Local Certificate for those born in Karnataka[edit]

I, Mr./Mrs.____________________________________________ aged_________ residing at ___________________________ _____________________________ do hereby state and declare under solemn affirmation as under:

I say that my Daughter/Son, Mr./Ms.___________________________________________________ is born on __________________ in [City]. He is born, brought up & has taken entire education in [City] and is residing in [State] State with family members since birth.

I have made an application for issue of Local Certificate to my Daughter/Son, Mr./Ms._________________________ __________________________and with the same, I have attached the attested Xerox copies of following Documents which are true and genuine. If any document is found false or incorrect, I am liable for legal action under section 199, 200(a) and 193(c) of IPC.

I am producing following documents:-

1. __________________________________________________________________2. __________________________________________________________________3. __________________________________________________________________4. __________________________________________________________________5. __________________________________________________________________

I am making this affidavit to produce before the authorities of Collector of [City] to issue Local Certificate to my Daughter/Son, Mr./Ms.__________________________________________________ on the strength of this affidavit.

What is stated hereinabove is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief

Solemnly affirmed at [City].

On this date

Processing Time[edit]

7 Working Days

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Related Videos[edit]

Karnataka - Online Domicile Or Residence Certificate (Local Certificate)

Karnataka - Apply For Domicile Or Residence Certificate (Local Certificate)


The local certificate is issued by the Revenue Department Officer under the Taluk Office/Tahsildar, it is the concerned department of the local certificate in Karnataka.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Father/Guardians Name
  • Sex (M/F)
  • Residential Address
  • Purpose for which the certificate is required
  • Ration Card No.
  • Voters ID Card/EPIC Card.
  • School Records/Transfer Certificate.

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

External Links[edit]

Domicile certificate in Karnataka its format and form


More information which might help people.