Govt. of Maharashtra

Online Procedure for Application of Widow Certificate in Maharashtra

What is widow certificate?

A widow certificate is provided by state government as a proof to widow women that her husband is not alive. Using this certificate women can claim for various facilities and other offerings by government, public or private organization like life insurance, pension provide by government, to transfer bank account, property etc.

Benefits of widow certificate?

  • A widow certificate can be at various  places in government or public or private organization like mentioned below
  • For pension transfer it can be used
  • For property transfer it can be used
  • For claim of insurance it can be used

Eligibility and conditions for applying Online Widow Certificate:

  1. Widow should be able to provide husbands death certificate
  2. Women should not marry again

Information required/procedure for applying Online for Widow Certificate: 

  1. Applicant’s Taluka name
  2. Applicant’s District name
  3. Applicant’s Gram Panchayat name
  4. Applicant name
  5. Applicant’s husband name
  6. Applicants passport size photograph (photograph should be in JPEG format, should be between 5kb to 20kb and 160px to 212px)
  7. Husband’s death certificate (Document format should be JPEG/ PDF and The size of the documents between 75 KB to 100 KB)

Application procedure

  1. Applicant need to visit Aaple Sarkar official website. Click to Visit Aaple Sarkar Website or
  2. Post visiting this link a window will appear which will look like same image posted below. Then click on Right to Service (RTS) button
  3. Then next window will appear which will look like second image posted below
  4. Then click on login or create new user account. Once it created, login using username and password. Window will appear which will look like posted image below
  5. Then search for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department and click on it. Then click on Widow Certificate and click on The image will appear which will look posted image below
  6. Then fill necessary information required like Name of husband, District name, Taluka name. A window will appear this will be application form. Fill it carefully and click on submit
  7. Then window will appear which shall ask you to upload the passport size photograph and husband’s death certificate. Click on upload documents
  8. Post click on submit the window will appear which will ask you for payment then select proper payment option, make payment and submit
  9. Then after 5 to 6 or 20 days you can download soft copy of Widow Certificate

Contact details:

  1. For any kind of queries candidate can contact to Municipal Corporation or Municipal Council
  2. Gram Panchayat
  3. Gram Sevak
  4. Assistance Block Development Officer
  5. Block Development Officer

Widow Certificate Fees:

  1. The cost for issuing Widow Certificate is not more than Rs. 50

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website:
  2. Aaple Sarkar Maharashtra:
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