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Domicile Certificate Assam: How To Apply Online, Download, Documents Required, Validity, Status Check

By Mayashree Acharya


Updated on: May 30th, 2023


9 min read

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In India, a domicile certificate is proof of permanent residence of an individual in a particular state. The domicile certificate in Assam is proof that an individual is a resident of Assam state. The Deputy Commissioner issues the Assam domicile certificate to certify the residential status of citizens who permanently reside in Assam State. 

Domicile certificate eligibility in Assam

  • Every individual owning land in Assam.
  • Every individual residing in Assam for a minimum of 20 years.
  • Every individual whose parents or forefathers resided in Assam for at least 50 years.

How to apply for a domicile certificate in Assam?

There are two ways to obtain a domicile certificate in Assam: Online and offline.

How to get a domicile certificate online in Assam?

Step 1: Visit the official Assam Government e-District portal.

Step 2: Click the ‘Please Create Account in State Portal for e-District Citizen Registrations’ under the ‘e-District Citizen Registration’ heading. Click the ‘Create Account’ option, enter the required details, and submit. 

Step 3: Log in to the e-District citizen registration by entering the email address and password.

Step 4: Enter ‘Permanent Resident Certificate’ and click ‘Go’.

Step 5: Click ‘Online’ under ‘Apply’ and the ‘Submit Online’ tab.

Step 6: Fill in the application with the required details, upload the documents, make the payment and submit the application.

After submission of the application, applicants will receive an acknowledgement number.

How to get a domicile certificate offline in Assam?

Individuals can apply for an Assam domicile certificate by visiting the revenue department office,  Common Service Centres (CSC) or the tahsildar’s office. They can collect the domicile certificate application form, fill in the details, attach the documents and submit it along with the fees to the office. The circle officer, Village Administrative Officer (VAO) or revenue inspector will verify the application and give an acknowledgement number.

Documents required for domicile certificate in Assam

  • Voter ID
  • Birth certificate
  • School leaving certificate
  • Documents related to parents and ancestors who have resided in the State for at least 50 years
  • Proof of address (Ration card, Aadhaar card, driving license or passport)
  • Property tax receipts of Assam
  • Land deeds or rent receipts copies

How to check domicile certificate status online in Assam?

  • Visit the official Assam Government e-District portal.
  • Click the ‘e-District Citizen Registration’ option to log in.
  • Log in to the e-District portal with the email ID and password.
  • Click the ‘e-District’ option under the ‘Online Services’ menu.
  • Enter the application number, and the application status will be displayed.

Domicile certificate validity in Assam

The Assam domicile certificate validity is a lifetime.

Assam domicile certificate download 

  • Visit the official Assam Government e-District portal.
  • Click the ‘e-District Citizen Registration’ option to log in.
  • Log in to the e-District portal with the email ID and password.
  • Click the ‘Downloadable e-Forms’ option under the ‘Online Services’ menu.
  • Scroll down to the ‘Permanent Residence Certificate’ option and click the ‘Download’ option.
  • The domicile certificate will get downloaded.

How many days are required to get a domicile certificate in Assam?

It requires 14 working days to issue the Assam domicile certificate.

Is a domicile certificate compulsory in Assam?

Domicile certificate is compulsory in Assam for the following purposes:

  • To get resident quotas jobs in government service.
  • To get admission in resident quota seats in an educational institution.
  • To utilise it as proof of residence document in Assam state.
  • To get benefits from various state government schemes.

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