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Procedure for Application of Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra

Procedure for Application of Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra

Domicile Certificate is one of the most important documents to prove that the person having the certificate is a resident of the state. It is the document which provides various facilities and human rights in Maharashtra state.

Domicile certificate is useful at various places to get the local preference like for jobs recruitment, educational sector to get admission, examination or for the various kinds of Maharashtra government services. Normally, the procedure is that one should apply for the domicile certificate will get the certificate within a week’s time. This certificate is issued to those who prove that they have been continuously staying in the State for a period of 15 years. This article will guide you to get the information about the procedure of Domicile certificate in Maharashtra

Eligibility for applying Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra:

  • Applicant must be the resident of Maharashtra State

Documents required for the Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra:

  1. Age Proof: Copy of birth certificate, School certificate, Life Insurance copy
  2. Address Proof: Ration Card / Voter ID /Passport/ Driving License /Electricity bill
  3. Photos: 2 Photographs of Voter ID /College or University ID
  4. Application form: Completely filled application form
  5. Identity Proof: Aadhar Card / Pan Card / Voter ID
  6. Photo Copy: All documents photocopies with attested from government officer
  7. Affidavit: Affidavit from tehsil or court

Information required for the form:

  1. Name of Applicant
  2. Sex
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Pace of Birth
  5. Gender
  6. Ration Card No
  7. Signature of the Applicant

 Procedure to apply for the Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra:

  1. Collect the application form either online or from the local authority i.e. the Sub-Divisional Magistrate’s office, Tehsildar’s office, District Collector office
  2. Take application form and fill all important details very carefully like as the name of the applicant, complete address of applicant, contact information of the applicant and the information if any other member is having Domicile certificate
  3. Then attach your all the documents with the application form and visit the setu center for submission.
  4. After successful submission of the application and the required documents, the applicant will receive his/her  Domicile Certificate within 30 days from the date of issuing.

Charges for Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra:

  • Rs. 50 is charged for issuing Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra

Contact Details:

  • Sub-Divisional Magistrate’s office,
  • Tehsildar’s office,
  • District Collector office

Reference and Details:



  1. R s dayal

    June 16, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    The sewa Kendra lohegaon Pune asked for RS 500.00 for issuance of domicile it genuine amount

    • Harshal Dhote

      June 23, 2017 at 4:29 pm


      charges for issuing Domecial Certificate is Rs. 50 only, If sewa kendra is asking you for more you can complain at below address,

      Collectorate Mumbai District Address:
      Office Address: Mumbai City Collectorate,
      Old Custom House,
      Fort, Mumbai – 400001.
      Telephone: 022-22661231 , 22662440
      Fax: 022-22664232


  2. karan

    September 29, 2017 at 10:36 am

    i am from beed and have all document of beed tahshil , but i dont have domacile certificate .
    now im live in pune and can i get domacile in pune

    • Harshal Dhote

      September 29, 2017 at 8:37 pm

      Hi Karan, Yes you can get domacile certificate in Pune.
      please follow the instructions mentioned in “Procedure to apply for the Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra” section in the article above.

      thanks, team

  3. Diksha

    October 18, 2017 at 8:19 am

    mera birth and education mp me complete huaa h pr me 2008 se abhi tk Maharashtra me rh rhi hu or aage bhi yhi rhungi,or muze Maharashtra thlathi ki exam pass krni h,to muze konse documents chahiye,or me apply kr skti hu ki nh.

  4. τριμηνη ασφαλιστρα αυτοκινητου

    October 18, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Thanks for finally writing about >Procedure for
    Application of Domicile Certificate in Maharashtra – <Liked it!

  5. Bindu Mudavangatil

    November 1, 2017 at 12:42 am

    My niece is born in Pune and has studied here all her life. She is in 11th std now. Her parents are born in Kerala but the mother has lived here in Pune all her life and has even owned a flat in Pune for the past 16 years. But her Dad has been working at different places like Chennai,Bangalore,Panvel and Mumbai. Can she apply based on her Mother’s domicile?

    • Harshal Dhote

      November 20, 2017 at 10:15 pm

      Hi Bindu,
      She can surely apply for domicile certificate in Maharashtra but she need to prove her stay for last 15 years in Maharashtra, you can furnish application with school certificates etc.

      for more updates from, please like facebook page
      thanks, team

      • bindu mudavangatil

        November 23, 2017 at 11:39 am

        Thank you for your response.


    November 13, 2017 at 3:24 pm

    We live in Pune since 1999 and work in Public Sector Bank, we do have Adhar Card and other Address Proof documents including property paid receipts. I would like to know whether Ration Card is compulsory to obtain Domicile Certificate?

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