Apply for Residence or Domicile certificate in Tamilnadu?


    The residence certificate is a certificate that you are the Indian citizen and you live in Tamilnadu. Nativity or residence certificate is issued by the State Government. Residence certificate can apply to the concerned authority by downloading the application which is given below. We provide you steps for applying for residence certificate. The following things are needed to apply

    Check List Needed:

    1. Id Proof of the person (Voter ID Card, Driving License, Aadhaar Card)
    2. Address Proof (Voter ID Card, Telephone Bill, Driving License, Aadhaar Card)
    3. Educational Certificate (Last place of study)
    4. Ration Card
    5. Immovable Property Document
    6. Letter from Village Administrator Officer

    Village administrator (VAO) should give a reference letter that he had verified our address with school certificate or by enquiring towards our neighbor. A separate application should be given to VAO for his attestation.

    Reference Letter For VAO

    VAO Reference Letter

    Download Form

    Download Residential Certificate Application Form

    Download Reference Letter From VAO

    Sample Application

    How to fill application Residence or Domicile certificate application

    Residence Certificate Application
    Filled Residence Certificate Application Form

    After filing the application form completely, attach all required document with the application form. All the documents are to be attested and submit the application form along with all required documents to the tahsildar office


    1. I am trying to fill up the form to submit on line computer is not accepting after producing all document,s . Its showing the proof to be submitted for staying five years. Which is not clear to me. Pl suggest.
      Doc submitted : aadhar card.
      Ration card
      School doc
      Birth certificate
      Photo including fathers aadhar card.


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