How to Apply for Domicile Certificate in Madhya Pradesh

Application process to apply for Domicile Certificate and check application status

Domicile Certificate is a document of proof that the person is a resident of a certain state. It is issued by the respective state government. Domicile certificate is also called as Residence Certificate. It can be applied by any resident irrespective of caste.

Need of Domicile Certificate:

Domicile certificate is required while taking admissions, for availing the state implemented scholarship scheme, to apply for government jobs where local candidates are required, for availing benefits of other state government schemes, etc

Important documents required while applying for a Domicile Certificate:

Proof of Identity: Any 1 of the following documents

  • PAN Card
  • Election Card
  • Self-attested copy of Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Identity Card issued by Govt. organisation
  • Applicant Photo, Signature

Proof of Address: Any 1 of the following documents

  • Election Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Water bill (not older than 3 months)
  • Electricity Bill
  • Ration Card
  • Telephone bill
  • Driving License

Passport sized photo

The above-mentioned original documents are to be produced for verification and these are to be submitted in copies for further process.


  • The applicant should mandatory be a resident of Madhya Pradesh state
  • Women who are belonging to other state but got married to a permanent resident of Madhya Pradesh are also eligible

How to Apply for Domicile Certificate:

One can apply for domicile certificate in Madhya Pradesh either Online or Offline:

For Applying Online:

  • The applicant is required to visit the official website, MP e-District portal, Lok Seva Prabandhan @

  • Click on the ‘Citizen Login’ tab on the homepage
  • On the next page, go through the instructions to avail the online services on the portal and click on Proceed

  • Then, select Local Resident Certificate/ Sthaniya Nivasi Praman Patra option from the certificate list available

  • Login page is displayed. Enter a valid mobile no. and security captcha, then click on Get OTP.

  • Once the no. is verified via OTP applicant can go ahead with the further process of filling the application form.
  • Fill in the relevant details like, Full name, Age, Gender, Parent’s name, Permanent residential address, district, pin code, etc
  • Upload the necessary documents as prescribed and in the specified format and click on Submit
  • Applicant may have to make a nominal fee payment for the processing of Domicile certificate.
  • Payment can be made through net banking, debit card, credit card or e-wallet
  • After successful submission and fee payment, an acknowledgement slip will be generated. It will have the application no.
  • Applicant is required to note the no. for future reference.
  • A SMS will be sent on the registered mobile no. for the no. and status of application.
  • Once the processing and verification of form and documents is completed, the Domicile certificate will be issued.
  • Applicant can track the status of the certificate and download the e-certificate from the same portal.

For Applying Offline:

  • Visit the nearest Jan Seva Kendra/ Tehsildar Office/ Revenue Office/Municipal office
  • Get the application form (Hard copy) and fill it with the required details and then submit with all the necessary documents.
  • Applicant can also take a printout of the application form from the site, manually fill it, with the details like, full name, DOB, address details, details of spouse and kids, etc

  • Then select the eligibility criteria, applicant type, self-declaration, date, location and affix a photograph

  • Submit it in the office with all the necessary documents. Fee payment is to be made.
  • Application will be verified by the Circle officer/VAO/Revenue Inspector
  • After thorough verification of documents submitted, the domicile certificate will be issued and sent to the registered address.

Application Status:

The applicant can also check the application status on the home page of the MP e-District portal, click on the application status option on the right-side bottom of the page. Enter the application/ registration no. received after submitting the duly filled application form. Also, enter the Security captcha and click on Search.

Processing Time: A period of 7-15 days is required for processing (Online) a Domicile Certificate in Madhya Pradesh

Validity: Domicile certificate is valid for life time, in case of permanent residence category

Helpline No./Call Centre No.:

In case of any difficulty or Query/ Clarification/ Discrepancy the applicant can

  • Email to


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