How to Get a Domicile Certificate?

A Domicile Certificate proves that an individual is a resident of a particular state or union territory. If you are a resident of Maharashtra, a domicile certificate will help you get preference in the case of admission in Pharmacy, Medical and Engineering Colleges in the State. The Domicile Certificate also helps you obtain flats and plots under the government quota.

 

You can acquire an application form from the Collector’s Office:

  • 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 to obtain a Domicile Certificate (For those born out of Maharashtra):

 

Sr.No Document Qty Req. / Optional Type
1 Application duly signed by the Applicant 1 Required Original
2 Rs. 5 Court Fee Stamp 1 Required  
3 Residence Proof (Ration Card /Rent / Maintenance Receipt / Landline Telephone Bill / Electricity Bill) 1 Required Xerox(Attested)
4 Affidavit in Prescribed Format* 1 Required Original
5 Photograph 2 Required  
6 School Leaving Certificate of Son/ Daughter / Ward / applicant 1 Optional Xerox(Attested)

 

Checklist for Domicile Certificate

Sr.No Document Qty Req. / Optional Type
1 Application duly signed by the Applicant 1 Required Original
2 Rs. 5 Court Fee Stamp 1 Required  
3 Ration Card 1 Required Original
4 Affidavit in Prescribed Format 1 Required Original
5 Photograph 2 Required  
6 School Leaving Certificate of Son/ Daughter / Ward / applicant 1 Optional Xerox(Attested)
7 Rent / Maintenance Receipt, Telephone Bill (Landline), Electricity Bill 1 Optional Xerox(Attested)

 

The Domicile 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 to be done by SEO / Gazetted Government Officers only

 

*The following is a sample Affidavit to obtain a Domicile Certificate for those born in Maharashtra:
I, Mr./Mrs.____________________________________________ aged_________ residing at ___________________________ _____________________________ do hereby state and declare under solemn affirmation as under:

I say that my Daughter/Son, Mr./Ms.___________________________________________________ is born on __________________ in Mumbai. He is born, brought up & has taken entire education in Mumbai and is residing in Maharashtra State with family members since birth.

I have made an application for issue of Domicile Certificate to my Daughter/Son, Mr./Ms._________________________ __________________________and with the same, I have attached the attested Xerox copies of following Documents which are true and genuine. If any document is found false or incorrect, I am liable for legal action under section 199, 200(a) and 193(c) of IPC.

I am producing following documents:-

1. __________________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________________

 

I am making this affidavit to produce before the authorities of Collector of Mumbai to issue Domicile Certificate to my Daughter/Son, Mr./Ms.__________________________________________________ on the strength of this affidavit.

What is stated hereinabove is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief

Solemnly affirmed at Mumbai.

On this date: _________________

Explained and identified by me.

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Source: This information was obtained from http://mumbaicitysetu.org/

 

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