How to get a Residence Certificate in India

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Everything you need to know about a Residence or Domicile Certificate.

Where can you get the application form for the Residence Certificate?

The prescribed application forms can be obtained from the local authorities, i.e. the Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Tahisildar’s office/Revenue Department/District Collector’s Office.

Women not originally belonging to a State/UT, but married to men who are permanent residents of the State/UT or who are eligible for the State’s/UT’s Domicile Certificate, are eligible to apply for Domicile Certificate.


How much time does it take to get the Residence Certificate?

It takes between 7 to 15 working days to get the Domicile/Residence Certificate.
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