How to get Life Certificate in Kerala?

Life certificate is an official statement provided to the citizen by the state government confirming that the individual is still alive. Governments, pension and insurance companies and other bodies may need to check periodically that the people they are paying have not died in order that they do not overpay annuities and pensions.

Life Certificate is also called a Proof of Life, Certificate of Existence or Letter of Existence.

Documents Required

  • Aadhaar Card

  • Voters ID

  • Ration Card

  • Affidavit

Edistrict Registration

Kerala E-District portal intends to provide Government services to citizens through Common Service Centers(CSC) which are easily accessible. Services from different departments are brought under one umbrella at any CSC. Some of the services are also made available through online portal. 

Life Certificate can be applied online from Edistrict portal. For this, you need to register in Edistrict portal.

Follow the below steps to register in Edistrict portal.

Life Certificate Kerala Edistrict Portal Apply Online Registration

  • Click on "New Portal User Creation".

  • Enter the required details about yourself including your Mobile Number and Aadhaar number.

Life Certificate Kerala Edistrict Portal Apply Online Registration Details

  • Enter login name and password along with Password recovery question and answer.

  • Enter the captcha and Click on "I agree".

  • Click on Validate and then on Register. Now you can login in to e-district portal.

One Time Registration

One time Registration is pre-requisite for applying for certificate from e-district portal. Follow the below steps to complete One Time Registration.

Life Certificate Kerala Apply Online One Time Registration

  • Enter the details about the person for whom service is sought such as applicant's present address, permanent address etc.

Life Certificate Kerala Apply Online One Time Registration Details

  • Once you have entered all the required details, click on "Check Duplicate" button.This will find out if you have already registered through Akshaya centres or so and enable you to pick the details.

  • After successful duplicate check, the "Submit" button will be enabled. Click the "Submit" button to register.

  • The registered details can be edited later by clicking ‘Edit Registration’. 

Apply Online

Follow the below steps to apply online for Life Certificate.

Life Certificate Kerala Apply Online

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

Life Certificate Kerala Online Application

  • Select the Certificate type as "Life"

  • Select the purpose of certificate and other relevant details.

  • Click on Save.

  • Upload the supporting documents. Only PDF files can be attached. Maximum size of PDF is 100KB per page.

  • Make the required payment.

  • Once payment is made, the applicant will be redirected to the receipt page. Take print out of this receipt and application for future purpose.

Track Status

Follow the below steps to track the status of your certificate.

Life Certificate Kerala Apply Online Track Status

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

Life Certificate Kerala Apply Online Track Status Transaction History

  • Now you can see the list all your requests.

  • Click on View Status.

Download Life Certificate

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

  • Login to Kerala E-District portal.

  • Click on Transaction History

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

  • Now you can see the list all your requests.

  • Click on View Status.

  • Status will be displayed as "Approved".

Life Certificate Kerala Download Online

  • Click on "Print" next to it to download the Life Certificate.

Apply Offline

  • Visit the Village Office or the nearest Akshaya Centre in your area.

  • Fill the Life Certificate Application Form.

  • Submit the Application along with the supporting documents.

Issuing Authority

  • Tahsildar issues the Life Certificate in Kerala.

Time Required

  • Life certificate will be issued 5 days from the date of application.

Charges

  • You have to pay INR 30 to access this service.

Application Forms

Life Certificate Application Form in Kerala