Process for Domicile/Residence Certificate Issuance in India How to Apply Online Domicile Resident Certificate in Tamilnadu and Status


A Residence/ Domicile Certificate is a important and essential proof to ensure that the person bearing the Certificate is a Resident of the District / State by which the Certificate is being issued. This Certificate is required as proof of residence to avail Residence / Resident Quotas in educational institutions and in the Government Service, and also in case of jobs where local residents are preferred. It is needed of all categories of people. Generally this certificate gives various benefits and facilities which are offered by the state government.

Eligibility for resident certificate 

Only those applicants can apply for this certificate who are eligible for obtaining the Residence certificate who’s parents and guardian are the permanent resident in Tamil Nadu or living for more than six years in that particular state.
Those women who are not originally belonging to a Tamil Nadu, but married to men who are permanent residents of the Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply for Domicile Certificate.

Important Instructions:

If you want to obtain the Resident Certificate then you have to submit some important documents which are needed to submit for getting the resident certificate. Important documents mean to be submitted along with the Resident Certificate Application in Tamil Nadu.
The important documents will proof that the applicant is a permanent resident or staying in a particular place for at least 05 years. The applicant will show his/her Ration card, electoral, house tax, tax receipt, details or papers of the property which is owned by the applicant’s parents or guardian.
After the submission of papers and application form the applicant will receive the Domicile or Residence Certificate within 30 days of issuing date by the applicant. You can apply for Resident Certificate from the given below link:

Concerned Department

The Taluk Office under the Revenue Department

Kindly Note
An applicant can make their domicile certificate in that state where they are continuous residing. The Domicile Certificate can be made only in one State. Obtaining Domicile Certificate from more than one State is an offence.

Required Details :

Name of the Applicant
Father/Husband’s Name
Sex (M/F)
Residential Address
Ration Card No (Copy to be enclosed)
School Leaving Certificate (Copy to be enclosed)
(Details of immovable property of the parents in Tamil Nadu with necessary documents)
Date of application
Signature of the Applicant

Process to Apply:

One can collect the application forms either from online or from the local authorities, i.e. the Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Tehsildar’s office/Revenue Department/District Collector’s Office, or any other authority as specified in the State/UT of your residence.
Then you need to fill the application form and submit with required documents.
After that you will be required to present proof of permanent residence in the State for a specified minimum period, or that of holding land in the State depending on the rules in the State concerned.
After successful submission of application and required documents you will be issued the Domicile or Resident Certificate within 30 days of issuing date by the applicant.

Required Documents for Nativity certificate in Tamil Nadu :

Permanent residence certificate which states that you are residing there for a period of five years should be supported by documentary evidence.
You are required to produce Family Ration Card, Electoral Roll, documents like Tax Receipt, etc., relating to the property owned by either of the parents or by the applicant.
Transfer Certificate is also required which has to be issued by the School authorities where the applicant had studied last can also be used to prove whether the applicant was in the state for five years.
To download the application form for domicile certificate an applicant is required to click on the given link:

To apply online and track status click here:

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