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Kinnaur - Apply for Duplicate Caste Certificate

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This procedure explains various ways to Apply for Duplicate Caste Certificate in Kinnaur.

Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply for duplicate caste certificate, applicant has to approach the SDM of their area.
  2. Link for contact: SDM contact
  3. Get the relevant application form from the authorities and fill the form with valid details appropriately.
  4. Make sure that you have all the proper documents mentioned in the “Required documents” section below.
  5. Submit the form along with the required documents to the authorities.
  6. Now collect the acknowledgment slip from the authorities.
  7. After the verification process, applicant shall receive the duplicate copy of caste certificate.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application Form
  • Damaged copy of the caste certificate – if available
  • Caste Certificate issued to the family members
  • Ration card
  • Aadhaar card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Sub Divisional Magistrate,:
Government of Himachal Pradesh.
Link for contact: SDM contact

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  • Applicant should be the resident of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Applicant must be the citizen of India.
  • Applicant whose caste certificate is lost / damaged can apply for duplicate certificate.


Approach the authorities for fee details.


Caste certificate is valid forever.

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Processing time depends on the authorities verification period.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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  • Visit the tehsildhar office of your taluk to obtain the duplicate copy of the caste certificate.
  • While applying for fresh caste certificate applicant should provide additional proof that he/she belongs to one particular caste.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name
  • Parent’s Name
  • Sex
  • Residential details
  • Caste details
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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Caste certificate is a mandatory document during the admission process in educational institutions.
  • Caste certificate is required to avail scholarships and financial assistance for the students who fall under specific caste.
  • To avail various government based schemes and to get government jobs under reserved categories.
  • To get government subsidies, caste certificate is required.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Issue of SC and ST certificate guidelines and Procedure for obtaining certificates

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