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Tripura - Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate

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Apply In-Person

  1. Applicant must visit the municipal/block development office to apply in person with sub divisional magistrate. Link for contact : Urban Development Department
  2. Please go to the respective office. Submit the completed application obtained from office along with documents or please download using this link: form
  3. Authorities after checking the attached documents and details submitted will make entries and provide you record number for reference.
  4. This application will be verified by the respective authorities as per instruction.
  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 respective authorities to decide and issue the certificate to the applicant.
  7. 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).

Through E- Suvidha centre

  1. Please go the respective E- Suvidha centres in your area.
  2. Application can be obtained from the centre or download it from the link. please download using this link: form
  3. Submit the complete application along with required documents to the operator in the centre.
  4. Operator will check the details and start to process online using the computer.
  5. Applicant will get the transaction ID for the application made. Please keep it safe for future reference.
  6. This application will be processed by the respective department as per how it will be processed in person.
  7. Applicant will get notification about the status on his registered mobile number provided while applying.
  8. On notification applicant shall obtain the certificate from the centre where applied.

Apply Online

  1. Please use the following link which would take you to the below displayed screen. Please visit the following link : Online Portal. User shall select "Citizen Registration" under "Citizen Section". Register by following the prompts. In the home page, please select the menu “Services > Certificate > Permanent resident of Tripura Certificate(PRTC)”.
  2. A new screen will be provided. Please select “Apply for Service” session tab and select “” option.
  3. A new screen will be provided. Registered user shall enter their Email id, password and captcha as per prompt to login by hitting “Log in” tab. New user shall use the “Register here” option to register and then login.
  4. A new screen will be provided. Please complete the page prompt with details for respective sessions as per the below screen and hit “Submit” tab to file online application.
  5. Once all the above steps are completed, user will get acknowledgement for the submission of online application form . Please keep it safe for future reference
  6. Applicants request will be available with the concerned section of the service delivery office. User gets notification about the rest of the process. Please follow the guidelines of the respective authority to get the certificate.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form. Please download using this link: form
  • Property TAX (As applicable).
  • Voter ID
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Educational certificates as applicable.
  • Self declaration from the applicant.
  • Residential proof of land or rented house (photocopy of land deed / rent receipt copy).
  • Identity Proof (PAN card, Driving license, Voter card, Ration card, Passport).
  • Age proof (birth certificate / school certificate).
  • Passport size photograph.
  • Aadhaar card.
  • Copy of Indian Passport or Certified copy of NRC 1951(National Register of Citizens).
  • Copy of the PRC (Permanent Resident Certificate) of any member of the family of the applicant stating relationship, if any as applicable.
  • Affix stamp as advised by authorities if required.

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Department of Municipal Affairs,
Agartala Municipal Council-Head Office.
City Centre Complex, Paradise Chowmuhani,
Agartala-799001, Tripura, India.
Ph : +91 (0381)-2325507, 2325646, 2325149
Fax-0381-2325149, e-mail: [email protected]
Contact Link: link



  • 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]



Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

15 working days

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You may get your "Local Certificate" from the Tehsildar's Office in your area.

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.


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]

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

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