Complete Guide on Karnataka Income Certificate

Mohan Mohan
Answered on October 14,2018

Income certificate is an official statement issued to confirm the income of the citizen. Income certificate is issued by respective State governments. Procedure to be followed to obtain the income certificate is different for each of the States.  Here we will discuss about the process to obtain income certificate in Karnataka.

Documents Required for Income Certificate

Following documents are required to obtain the income certificate.

Address Proof Attachment (Any One)

  • Ration Card
  • Election Card
  • Passport
  • First Page of Bank Pass Book/Cancelled Cheque
  • Post Office Account Statement/Passbook
  • Driving License
  • Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
  • Electricity Bill/Telephone Bill/Water bill (not older than 3 months)

Identity Proof Attachment (Any One)

  • Election Card.
  • PAN Card.
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
  • Any Government Document having citizen photo
  • Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution

Age Proof Attachment (Any One)

  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Birth Certificate

Income Proof Attachment (Any One)

  • Salary slip
  • Bank statement

Other Attachments

  • Passport size photos to affix in the application form
  • If belonging to the minority community then income certificate

 Online procedure to get income certificate in Karnataka

 You can download the income certificate from Nadakacheri website ( Follow the below steps to apply income certificate online.

  1. Go to and click on “Online Application” below in left side.
  2. Then user will get Nadakacheri Login page, Enter Mobile number
  3. Click on ‘HOME button to enter Nadakacheri home page.
  4. Put the mouse over NEW REQUEST menu to see all services (Income Certificates, Income Certificates, Residence/Domicile Certificates, Widow Certificates, Unemployment Certificate, OBC Certificates, Population Certificates). Click on the Income Certificate.
  5. Choose Income certificate and then it will prompt whether you require certificate in English or Kannada.
  6. Enter user details, all fields shown in Red are compulsory.
  7. Select the mode of delivery,as NadaKacheri or Registered Post
  8. And upload the required documents for the Income certificate. Red colour labels indicates compulsory fields and remaining fields are optional but need produce for easy and fast process of applications. And then click on ‘Save’ to save or ‘Cancel’ for cancelation.
  9. Click on ‘Save’ button, then will generate ACK no, and user will receive same ACK no to his mobile.
  10. Click ‘OK’ button, then Click on ‘Online Payment’ button to pay the application fees. Then will show the following message as below. Click ‘OK’ to proceed or ‘Cancel’ to cancel the payment.
  11. In the bill payment page, choose the card payment: Cedit Cards, Internet Banking, Debit Cards, Select the Card Type, and click on ‘Make Payment’.
  12. Provide required details then click on ‘Make Payment’.
  13. The application will be accepted only after successful online payment of application fees. After successful payment, ACK no. (which starts with RD…) will appear in concerned Nadakacheri’s for further process of application.
  14. Collect the certificate from Nadakacheri on due date.

 Track Status of Income Certificate in Karnataka 

 Validity of Income Certificate 

Income certificate has a validity period of 5 years.

Time Required for Income Certificate

You will get it within 21 days of submitting the application. You can track the status of income certificate by entering the acknowledgement number.


Charge for income certificate is INR 15.

Income Certificate agents in Bangalore

You can check this link for finding agents of income certificate here.
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