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Uttarakhand - Obtain a Domicile or Residence Certificate

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Apply In-Person

  1. Applicant must visit the thasildhar or block office to apply in person with the documents specified under required documents session. Link for contact : link please select the respective district name hyperlink to reach the respective webpages. There, one has to select “DIRECTORY” menu option and click on “PUBLIC UTILITIES” to select sub option Municipalities for contact details.
  2. Please go the respective office. Submit the completed application obtained from office or can be downloaded from the following link: form please click the domicile certificate link to download the 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).


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form. can be downloaded from the following link: form please click the income certificate link to download the 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]

Municipal corporation in Dehradun, Uttarakhand,
Patel Road, Near Doon Hospital,
New Rd, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001
Phone : +91-135-2653572
Fax : +91-135-2651060
e-mail : [email protected]
Link for contact information : 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

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

15 working days

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Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Concerned Authority
The Sub Divisional Magistrate of the concerned area

Domicile Certificate can be made only in one State/UT. Obtaining Domicile Certificate from more than one State/UT is an offence.

Required Information[edit]

  • Full name of applicant
  • Applicants date of birth
  • Fathers name of applicant
  • Duration of living in Uttarakhand
  • Applicants complete permanent address
  • Information for getting the school/college education
  • Details for property in Uttarakhand
  • Occupation of fathers/mothers
  • Reason why you need the domicile of Uttarakhand


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]

The citizens can use their residence proof / domicile of Uttarakhand in following mention places:

  • Under the State government jobs
  • To join forces
  • Caste Certificate
  • In medical and engineering admissions
  • To take advantage of reservation
  • To take advantage of social welfare schemes
  • Wherever the proof of residence in the state is needed

External Links[edit]

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  • The ERI staff is not responsible to provide you any kind of hard / soft copy of certificate or document.
  • The ERI team had got the complete information through the sources of newspapers and department. If you have issues regarding to content leave your query in contact us.
  • The ERI website provides the all kinds of documents process of Uttarakhand and for other states also.