Domicile certificate is a document that recognizes a person’s residential status in a particular state. The revenue department of Government of Bihar issues the domicile certificate in Bihar. Domicile certificate is used to certify that the person who holds this certificate is a resident of the particular district or state which issues the certificate. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Bihar domicile certificate in detail.
Domicile certificate is utilized to avail domicile/residence quotas in educational institutions and government services. Domicile certificate also needed for applying for certain scholarship schemes. Domicile certificate may also be required by institutions giving loan as proof of place of residence.
The following are the eligibility criteria to obtain a domicile certificate from the Bihar Government:
To apply for a domicile certificate, an individual should possess the following documents:
The applicant can apply for a domicile certificate in Bihar by following the procedures specified below:
Step 1: The applicant has to visit the official web portal of the Bihar Government using this link.
Step 2: You have to click on the “Apply Online” option on the home page.
Step 3: After that, you must agree to the Terms and Conditions as displayed and proceed further to the next page.
Step 4: Now you have to choose the place from where you would like to get the certificate.
Step 5: Enter your name (Hindi and English both). Select the certificate and then enter your mobile number.
Step 6: After clicking on the “Next” button, you will be getting a verification code to your mobile.
Step 7: Enter the verification code, and then you will be redirected to the page where you need fill all the mandatory details.
Step 8: After filling the application form, you will receive the application ID as an acknowledgement for your reference.
The e-portal also facilitates its users to verify the status of the application. On the home page, click on “Application Status” link. Then enter your application number to verify the status of your application.
To download your domicile certificate, you have to go to the official web portal and click on “Certificate Web copy” option. Then enter your application number and click on the ‘print’ button to download/print your domicile certificate online.