How to get Domicile Certificate in Kerala? [2023]

By Tesz Support Staff | Updated on September 30, 2023




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Name of the Service Domicile Certificate in Kerala
Beneficiaries Citizens of Kerala
Online Application Link Click Here
Application Type Online/Offline
FAQs Click Here

What is Domicile Certificate in Kerala? [Edit] [Edit]

A domicile certificate is an official statement provided to the citizen by the state government confirming the residence of the applicant.

A Domicile/Residence Certificate is generally issued to prove that the person bearing the Certificate is a Domicile/Resident of the State/UT by which the Certificate is being issued. 

Domicile Certificate can be made only in one State/UT. Obtaining Domicile Certificate from more than one State/UT is an offence.

This Certificate is required as proof of residence to avail Domicile/Resident Quotas in educational institutions and the Government Service, as also in case of jobs where residents are preferred.

If Domicile Certificate is required for outside State Purposes, the certificate will be issued from Taluk(s) Office.

If Domicile Certificate is required for State Purposes, the certificate will be issued from Village(s) Office.

Documents Required to get Domicile Certificate in Kerala [Edit] [Edit]

Following documents are required to get Domicile certificate in Kerala.

  • Aadhaar Card

  • Affidavit

  • Birth Certificate

  • Election ID Card

  • ID Proof

  • Ration Card

  • School Certificate of parents

You can attach pdf documents only. A file size of maximum 100kb per page will be allowed. While scanning use gray scale with maximum 100 dpi. Multiple pages of the same document may be scanned into a single pdf with maximum of 10 pages.

Edistrict Registration [Edit] [Edit]

To get Domicile/Residence Certificate online, you need to register in the Kerala E-district portal. 

Follow the below steps to register in Edistrict portal.

Kerala Edistrict Registration Create Account

  • Enter the basic details about the applicant such as name, address, aadhaar number etc.

  • Provide the login and password details.

  • Applicant has to validate their Aadhaar number to complete the registration in  E-district portal.

How to get Domicile/Residential Certificate in Kerala Online? [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to apply online for Domicile/Residence Certificate in Kerala.

Domicile Certificate Kerala

  • Choose the Edistrict Register No. of the person for whom the application is required.

Apply Online for Domicile Certificate in Kerala

  • Provide the domicile details of the applicant.
  • Provide the declaration.

  • Click on "Save and Forward".

  • Upload the required documents.

  • Click on Next.

  • Make the required payment.

Track Status of Domicile Certificate in Kerala [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to track the status of your Domicile Certificate in Kerala.

Edistrict Kerala Domicile Certificate Track Status

  • Choose "From Date" and "To Date". Click on "Go".
  • Now you can see the list of all your requests.

  • Click on the certificate request to view the status of the request.

Download Domicile Certificate in Kerala [Edit] [Edit]

If your application is approved, you will get an SMS informing that your Domicile certificate is issued. Follow the below steps to download the Domicile Certificate in Kerala. 

  • Choose "From Date" and "To Date". Click on "Go".

  • Click on Domicile Certificate to download it.

Apply Offline for Domicile Certificate in Kerala [Edit] [Edit]

Domicile Certificate Issuing Authority [Edit] [Edit]

  • Tahsildar issues the Domicile Certificate in Kerala.

Time Required to get Domicile Certificate in Kerala [Edit] [Edit]

  • Domicile certificate will be issued 7 days from the date of application.

Domicile Certificate Charges [Edit] [Edit]

If you are obtaining the service from Akshaya Centre, charges will be

  • General Category- Rs 25 through Akshaya and Rs. 15 through E-district Portal

  • BPL card- Rs 15 through Akshaya and Rs. 15 through E-district Portal

Application Forms [Edit] [Edit]

Domicile Certificate Application Form in Kerala

References [Edit] [Edit]

In creating this guide, we have referred to high-quality, credible sources such as official government orders, user manuals, and relevant materials from government websites.

  1.  Kerala E-District portal

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