Process for Domicile/Residence Certificate Issuance in India Online Procedure to Apply Domicile Certificate in Tamil Nadu


A Residence/Domicile Certificate is a main and essential proof to state that the person who hold the Certificate is a Resident of the District  or state by which the Certificate is being issued. This Certificate is always required as proof of residence to avail Residence Quotas in educational institutions and also in the Government Service. It is issued to all categories applicants in every state.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for domicile certificate only those applicants are eligible whose parents/ guardian are the permanent resident or living for more than 6 years in Tamil Nadu. Those women who not originally belongs to Tamil Nadu, but married to men who is permanent resident of  Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply for Domicile Certificate in state.

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If you wish to obtain the Resident Certificate in Tamil Nadu the you need to produce some important documents which are suppose to submit for getting the resident certificate. All the Important documents has to be submitted along with the Resident Certificate Application form in Tamil Nadu.These documents will

These documents will proof that the applicant is a permanent resident of a particular place for at least 5 years. For this an applicant will show his/her Ration card, voter id card, tax receipt, and details of the property which is owned by the applicant’s parents or guardian.

After the successful submission of application form along with the important documents, the applicant will get the Domicile/ Resident Certificate within 30 days of issuing date by the applicant. You can apply for Resident Certificate through online service and the supported link is


  • 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\
Application Procedure

To obtain the domicile certificate you are required to follow application process in a prescribed manner. First you are required to Collect the application form either online or from the local authorities, such as the Sub-Divisional Magistrate or Tehsildar’s office or Revenue Department or District Collector’s Office, or any other authority as specified in Tamil Nadu state. After that you need to fill the form completely and submit with required documents list along with it. Then you will be required to produce the residence proof of Tamil Nadu State for a specified period of time.

After successful submission of the application and required documents you will receive your  Domicile Certificate within 30 days from the date of issuing.You can download the application form for Domicile Certificate in both Tamil and English Language from this

You can download the application form for Domicile Certificate in both Tamil and English Language from this link:-

Important Documents Required
  • Permanently residence Proof (minimum 5 years)
  • Copy of Ration Card, Voter id card,  Sale Deed, Tax Receipt, etc.,
  • School Leaving Certificate
  1. Rajesh Bawankar says

    I am staying in Chennai from 2012. We have moved from Pune Maharashtra.
    I am staying on rental basis in Chennai.
    Can I complete the formalities of Domicile certificate for my Son? .. AGE 15 years

    Rajesh Bawankar

  2. pugazhenthi says

    i want domicile certificate documents and

    1. Sathish says

      i can not able to apply online if not were should i summit application form!!??

  3. Gomathy Ramanathan says

    I want to get domicile certificate for my mother who is staying with me for the past ten years. She is aged 79. and She is having teacher’s wife’s pension .
    She has a bank account. Tell me what is the procedure?

  4. DINESH KUMAR says

    CAN I GET Domicile certificate FROM VAO ( Village administer officer) ONLY?

    (Sub-Divisional Magistrate or Tehsildar’s office or Revenue Department or District Collector’s Office, or any other authority as specified in Tamil Nadu state)

  5. Parvathi Shankar says

    I moved in into Coimbatore in April 2016 from Dubai. Is it possible for me to get Nativity Certificate ? Please reply.

  6. ram says

    im from andhra
    can i get residence certificate of tamil nadu?
    my neighbours are staying in tamil nadu for more than 5 years so can i get residence certificate on the basis of gaurdian?
    please reply me….

  7. SRUTHI says

    My mother native is Tamilnadu , she born there and studied there – In sum total stay there for 30 years. And I born in tamilnadu , later due to my father profession i migrated to B;lore and i studied there. Now Im in tamilnadu since last one year . Now i want to go for higher studies for which I need nativity certificate.
    I have only following documents
    my birth certificate
    my mother’s birth certificate, school education certificates , college certificates , TC .. etc and bank account in Tamilnadu.
    Is it possible to avail nativity certificate with above certificate back up

  8. Abhay kumar singh says

    Im living in chennai past son studding in school. His school want residental certificate. I have not rations card in tamilnadu how can me take residental certificate.

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