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West Bengal - Apply for Senior Citizen Certificate

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Procedure[edit]

  1. Fill the application form. Link for application: form link
  2. Submit the completed application along with documents to The Commissioner - Municipal Corporation
  3. You will receive your certificate once your application is approved and your documents are verified.
Note: Applicant can send the application by post to…
Secretary, WCD & SW,
Directorate of Social Welfare – West Bengal,
Head Office : Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Near Sech Bhavan,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700064
Direct Tele Fax:2214 3339 & PBX Extn: 4380,
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Two photographs of the applicant.
  • Aadhaar card
  • ID card of the applicant
  • Residential Proof
  • Pan card ( For Monthly Pension above Rs.15,000 per month)
  • Birth certificate / document to prove the age
  • Application form : Link for form


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Secretary, WCD & SW,

Directorate of Social Welfare – West Bengal,
Head Office : Sector-1, Salt Lake City, Near Sech Bhavan,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700064,
Direct Tele Fax:2214 3339 & PBX Extn: 4380,
email: snhaque75@hotmail.com

Contacts Link : Link for Contact

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Eligibility[edit]

  • Person of age 60 years and above
  • Must be a citizen of India



Fees[edit]

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Validity[edit]

Senior Citizen certificate is valid for rest of life



Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Applicant will receive Senior citizen card after the application is approved and his documents were verified In 15 working days



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West Bengal - Apply For Senior Citizen Certificate

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Instructions[edit]

You may get your "Senior Citizen Certificate" from the concerned Tehsildar in your area.


Required Information[edit]

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e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



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Need for the Document[edit]

  • The Government of India provides facilities for citizens above the age of 60 years. In order to avail those facilities one has to get the certificate.
  • The senior citizen certificate will allow the holder to receive numerous benefits like discounts in Railways, Flights and other benefits from the government.


Information which might help[edit]

  • Without cross signature(half on paper and half on photograph) and signature on undertaking, the application will be rejected
  • One has to produce the card to prove the authorities whenever asked for. So, this card must be carried always.
NOTE : It is a punishable offense to try with fraudulent documents to get a Senior citizen certificate



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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



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Others[edit]

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