How to Apply for Income Certificate in Gujarat

Eligibility, Required documents and application process to apply for Income Certificate

Income Certificate is a document of proof of annual income of a person. It is issued by the respective state government. Income certificate is issued to the employed residents of Gujarat to help them avail subsidies from Government. It can be applied by any resident irrespective of caste.

Need of Income Certificate:

Income certificate is required as a proof for various civic welfare schemes, while taking admissions, for availing education loan, for income tax purposes, as a proof while applying for Aadhaar Card, Domicile Certificate, etc.

Important documents required while applying for an Income Certificate:

Proof of Identity: Any 1 of the following documents

  • PAN Card
  • Election Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Identity Card/document issued by Govt. organisation
  • Applicant Photo

Income Certificate is a document of proof of annual income of a person. It is issued by the respective state government. Income certificate is issued to the employed residents of Gujarat to help them avail subsidies from Government. It can be applied by any resident irrespective of caste.

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

Income Proof: Any 1 of the following documents

  • Employer certificate (if employed with Govt, Semi Govt or any Govt undertaking)
  • If salaried (Form 16A and ITR for last 3 yrs.)
  • If in business (ITR of business for last 3 yrs. and balance sheet of business)
  • Declaration before Talati (service related)

Proof needed in Service Attachment:

  • Ration Card
  • Telephone bill
  • Electricity bill
  • Affidavit

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

Eligibility:

  • Citizen of India
  • The applicant should mandatory be a resident of Gujarat state

How to Apply for Income Certificate:

One can apply for Income certificate in Gujarat either Online or Offline:

For Applying Online:

  • The applicant is required to visit the official website of Gujarat government for providing online services ‘Digital Gujarat’ @ digitalgujarat.gov.in

  • Click on Services tab and select ‘Citizen Services’ from the drop-down.

  • Click on Income Certificate from the Online services given below.

  • Go through the instructions and list of documents required and verify if you have all of them, then start with Registration and click on ‘Apply Online’

  • Go to ‘Click for New Registration (citizen) and applicant will be redirected to the registration page,
  • Fill in the required details like Mobile no., Email ID, create a Password, Re-enter the password. Enter text/Captcha and click on Save.

  • Then an OTP will be sent to your mentioned mobile no. for verification. Enter the OTP and Submit.
  • Then in the next step of Registration, enter details like Full name, district, Residence address and upload a passport size photo. Click on Update.

  • On the next screen displayed, Create Profile with details like, election id, ration card no., gender, DOB, contact details, and Update profile.

  • Then Login to complete the application process.
  • Click on ‘Request a New Service’ and select Income Certificate
  • Check the documents from the list displayed on the next page, and click on continue.
  • Follow the instructions and Upload the necessary documents
  • Verify the filled form, and continue with payment process. Confirm and Submit.
  • 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 Income certificate will be issued.
  • Applicant can download the certificate from the same portal.

For Applying Offline:

  • Visit the nearest Tehsildar Office/ Revenue Department 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, sign the declaration, paste photograph and 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 Income certificate will be issued and sent to the registered address.

Processing Time: A period of 7-15 days is required for processing (Online) an Income Certificate in Gujarat.

Validity: Income certificate is valid for 6 months.

Helpline No./Call Centre No.:

In case of any difficulty or Query or Clarification, the applicant can call on the official Toll-Free no. 1800-233-5500. This service is available 24*7.

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