How to get an Income Certificate?

The Income Certificate is issued to such persons, who fall below the poverty line (i.e. those, whose income is less than Rs.11,000/- per annum).

The Income Certificate is required for:

  • Receiving financial assistance from the various backward class Corporations of the State Govt.
  • Entitlement to get Government plots of land/flats.
  • Getting admission in educational institutions from the reserved quota meant for that class.
  • Getting benefits of various social benefit schemes declared by the Government from time to time.

You can collect an application form from the Collector’s Office of your District:

  • Mumbai City District – Ground floor of Old Custom House at Fort, Mumbai 400 001
  • Mumbai Suburban District – 10th Floor, Administrative Building, Opp. Chetna College, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400 051.

Timing for submitting applications and collecting the certificates:

  • Applications will be accepted between 10.30 am to 1.00 pm
  • Certificates will be issued between 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

To download the application Form click here.

 

Documents Required for Income Certificate:

Sr. No. Document Qty Req./Optional Type
1 Application duly signed by an Applicant 1 Required Original
2 Rs. 5 Court Fee Stamp 1 Required
3 Bonafide Certificate of son / daughter / Ward for whom the certificate is sought 1 Required
4 Parent Income Certificate (yearly)(If the parent owns an Agricultural land, Farm House or any other business, please give details)

a) Income Tax Return copy should be attached. AND / OR

b) The persons who are not filing Income Tax Return and are not employed should produce Income Certificate of local Corporator. AND / OR

c) The persons who are employed but not filing the Income Tax Return should submit the ‘Salary Certificate’.

1 Required Xerox(Attested)
5 Residence Proof (Ration Card /Rent / Maintenance Receipt / Landline Telephone Bill / Electricity Bill) 1 Required Xerox(Attested)
6 Affidavit in Prescribed Format 1 Required Original

Checklist for Income Certificate

 

Sr. No. Document Qty Req./Optional Type
1 Application duly signed by an Applicant 1 Required Original
2 Rs. 5 Court Fee Stamp 1 Required
3 Bonafide Certificate of son / daughter / Ward for whom the certificate is sought 1 Required
4 Parent Income Certificate (yearly)(If the parent owns an Agricultural land, Farm House or any other business, please give details)

a) Income Tax Return copy should be attached. AND / OR

b) The persons who are not filing Income Tax Return and are not employed should produce Income Certificate of local Corporator. AND / OR

c) The persons who are employed but not filing the Income Tax Return should submit the ‘Salary Certificate’.

1 Required Xerox(Attested)
5 Ration Card 1 Required Xerox(Attested)
6 Affidavit in Prescribed Format 1 Required Original
7 Rent/Maintenance Receipt, Telephone Bill, Electricity Bill 1 Required Xerox(Attested)

The Certificate will be issued normally within 15 days after submission of documents. All documents should be attached to the Application forms that should be signed by the applicant. In case the applicant is a minor, it should be signed by the Adult guardian. Applicants should produce all original documents at the time of submission of Documents.

NOTE: Attestation of documents to be done by SEO / Gazetted Government Officers only

 

Source: This information was obtained from http://mumbaicity.gov.in/ and http://mumbaicitysetu.org/