Process to Obtain Domicile/Resident Certificate in Maharashtra

A Domicile/Residence Certificate is very essential document for all purpose. It is the document which provides various facilities and human rights in Maharashtra state. This certificate is generally issued by the respective government authority for every citizen of Maharashtra state to prove that the person bearing the Certificate is a Domicile/Resident of the State by which it is being issued. This certificate is issued to those who prove that they have been continuously staying in the State for a period of 15 years. And also one can obtain various benefits under this certificate and some of these are furnished below :

  • It avails preference in educational institution admission for Medical, Pharmacy & Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra
  • It avails Driving Badge from Regional Transport Authorities
  • It is useful to apply for Flat/Plots from Government Quota
  • To get seats or reservation in engineering and medical colleges..
This is to be informed all the applicants that the prescribed application forms are easily available from the local authorities in Mumbai at Collector of Mumbai, Old Custom House, Fort, Mumbai – 400001, Ground floor, Single Window. Here you can get the application form and fill it in a prescribed format along with the important documents/enclosures copies.

Important Instructions:

  1. A Domicile Certificate can be obtained only in one State and those who obtain this certificate more than one State is an offence.
  2. The filled application forms should be duly signed by an applicant.
  3. You are suggested to produce all original documents at the time of submission of duplicate copies.
  4. All the documents must be attested by SEO / Gazetted Government Officers only in state.

An Application form to obtain the domicile certificate in Maharashtra can be download from the link:

Required Documents:

  • Copy of school Leaving Certificate

  • Residence proof such as ration card, voter id card, electricity or telephone bill etc.

  • Copy of Date of birth Certificate

  • It is to e informed that if the applicant is less than 18 years then domicile certificate of father is mandatory

  • 2 recent passport size photo of an applicant

  • Court fees stamp of Rs.5/-

  • Application form signed by an applicant

  • An affidavit for above documents




The required fees for domicile application form is Rs. 45/- from setu, and if you want to make an affidavit then it will be around Rs.200/-.

Usually the procedure is completed within a 7 days.And the applicant will get the certificate within 15 days maximum.

Please Note :

 It is to be informed that the district Tehsildars are not allowed to make domicile certificate , although they are empowered to. Hence the state govt has already provided the specific areas of setu department in state where you can obtain a form and apply for the same.

To apply for residence certificate you must have a  proof of staying in maharashtra for last 10 years continuously.


  • Sir mere pass birth certificate nahi hai so what can i do plzzz reply me plzzzz

  • Hrudaynath

    Domacile Certificate for maharashtra

    • manjeet

      just go to mumbai setu website and apply for it there are some documents required for the domicle application please provide it on wait for it thankyou

  • I need to make my domicile certificate on urgent basis please suggest me that how can i make it on urgent basis

  • Ritesh

    plz required online application on domicile certificate

  • I am working in GULF and I visit India Every Year for 1 month or more.
    Is it valide to apply for Certificate of Domicile in Mumabi.
    As this is one of the requirement if College/University for my son. To submit Certificate of Domicile

    Appreciate your feedback.

  • I wanted to make my sisters domicile certificate but i am not able to get the website. Please do share with me the website details.

  • sunil bhagwandas yadav

    sir mere father ke pass domecile certificate nhi hai to mera ban sakta hai domecile certificate. please reply me.

  • Deep Shah

    Residence Proof is any one of the above or all of these?

  • Saloni pandya

    Where to submit the documents ? I stay in kandivali west.

  • Jas

    How can one verify the Domicile certificate issued in Mumbai?

  • Sandeep Budhraja

    Where can I apply for Domicile certificate if I am staying in Nerul (Thane), Maharashtra for > 16 years
    Is the domicile online application is same for Mumbai and Nerul (Thane), Maharashtra

  • kamalkishor londhe

    Need help for online living certificate

  • Prabhupremson

    Hello Sir,

    This is Prabhupremson Baptist 27 yrs old living in Mumbai for past 27 yrs need to apply for Domicile certificate.

    Kind Regards,
    Prabhupremson Baptist



  • Nikhil Bhaskar Shinagare

    What is the status of domesile certificate?

  • Nikhil Bhaskar Shinagare


  • home to make domicile of my son online


    Please advise from where i can collect my Domicile Certificate for the state of Maharashtra (Mumbai) which has been filled and applied for online.

  • mayur sawant

    is it necessary to have ration card and online application for domicile can be made

  • kamlesh pal

    thanks its helpful for me.

  • Naresh Pukale

    Is Domicile certificate required for admission to junior college? in MMR region
    If the student is from Maharashtra from birth & studied upto Tenth standard CBSE board in Navi Mumbai Maharashtra current age is 15 years
    Parents of child are staying in Maharashtra since last 49 years.
    Kindly advice

  • Meena Chandrashekar

    I have a domicile certificate of Maharashtra. I would like to apply one for my husband. He has been residing in Mumbai for the last 20 years. This will help me obtain a domicile for my children. please advise how to proceed

  • Mayur Kadam

    I already have a Domicile Certificate. But it is misplaced in a college I was studying. I have an attested Xerox copy of the same. Can I get new Domicile Certificate? I need to submit it in an Institute in which I am willing to join MMS program.

  • Sharad Chandrakant wagh

    Dear All,

    I have the photo copy of my domicile certificate,but I had misplace/lost the original certificate.
    How to apply online and where to make payment ( Net banking or credit card payment will do ) for issuance of duplicate certificate .

    Your response is awaited.

  • Shabab

    Air I’ve domicile my husband expired 9 yrs son is 17 .so can his domicile be made .or my will be enough for him.


  • adarsh shetty

    Sir where i have to submit the above application form and other documents? plzzz help

  • Nepolian chettiar

    My son domicile certificate is tone from side if I want duplicate certificate how I can get it

  • Leena

    My son domicile certificate Is tone from side if I want the duplicate for the same what is the procedure.

  • Lekhraj paliwal

    Sir mere pass birth certificate nahi hai mere ko urgent domile certificate banana hai please give me urgent solution

  • Rizwan shaikh

    I want to make new domicile certificate urgently
    So what should i do now pls help me

  • Rizwan shaikh

    I want to make new domicile certificate urgently but i dont have proper documents
    So what should i do now pls help me

  • Riya Thomas

    where should i submit the filled form?

  • Dattatray

    How to find domicile certificate no. On certificate

  • Navin Gupta

    I need to apply for the domicilee certificate for my daughter for 10th board exm purposes. We were leaving in Vapi lasst year and she studied in a cbse curriculam in Vapi. The Leaving certificate is signed by the competent school athority ass mandated by the CBSE board.

    Now my daughter wishes to apply for 10th board exam (State Board). We have been assked to furnish a domicile for her.

    Please how we can apply and the correct procedure for the same. Also the prescribed fees for the same.


    Navin Gupta

  • Tanvi

    In how many days will I get domicil certificate ?please answer

  • Nilofer Ismail Patel

    I have my name cancelled from my father’s ration card a year back as I got married, I have my name in my husband’s ration card, but due to some personal problems, we are not on talking terms, they won’t give me the ration card and I want to make my Domicile Certificate for pursuing B.ed course. I have all other documents. Will the father’s ration card be enough for making my Domicile certificate with the name cancelled..
    Please reply…

  • Ashish kamble

    Sir mera domicile certificate lost ho gaya he to vapas banane ki li a kaya karana padega

  • Praful

    Sir mere paas old domicile hai toh mujhe online domicile banvane ki zarurat hai?aur agar hai toh kaise online kare

  • surender

    i have to make a domicile cert. what documents is required for this?
    where i hv to submit my fORMS? is online form is valid? pl suggest me. thanks regards..


    Sir mere pass domicile hai but mujhe bus conductor ka batch nikal hai vo mai ne form laya hai ussame nivas pramnpatr mang r hai 15 year ka mera jo domicile hai ussame Maine 15 year document laga hai kya vo ussa jagah pe chalega kya sir plz reply karegi

  • Atul sharma

    Sir I haven’t birth certificate ,what can I do for domicile I am living in Mumbai last 12 yrs

  • Esha khandelwal

    Respected sir
    I am a resident of madhya pradesh. I have completed my 10th board from MP. But from cbse board. I am going to pass my 12th boards from MH board.I want to appear in MHTCET for which I require a domicile certificate. Can I get a domicile certificate. Or can I appear in MHTCET without getting it.
    Please do reply.

  • Milind Janbandhu

    I haven’t retio card so how gets up doecial CRT

  • hemant mishra

    Sir i belong to other state …bt i currently living in Maharashtra for education…. Bt i want study in MBA in Maharashtra… So i want domicile certificate what i to do

  • Sagar More

    i Have completed the form online. I stay in S ward. what do i have to do further there is no procedure advised. Do i need to go to OLD custom house.

  • Dhruv Mehta

    Is the ration card is necessary,can we use other recident proof.

    please reply.. ……

  • arjun yadav

    Sir I have no date of birth certificate, without birth certificate, domicile certificate made or no …

  • Henry

    Sir I had studied my jr .kg to 12th here and yet they are not doing my domicile till now I’ve completed 18yrs here they need my marksheet proof and I have marksheet of 10th and 12th I’m quite worried because my birthplace is ka

  • Ashok

    I am living in pune from past 2 months . Am I eligible for Maharshtra domacile ??

  • Ravi

    How i can apply for domicile certificate online ?? I am 17 years old now .
    Can my certificate be made online??


    My daughter needs a Domicile certificate . As she will be completing 18 years on 05th July 2017 we need to obtain a Domicile certificate for her professional course admission. As I am originally from Keral and living here in Maharashtra since 20 – 25 years, can we obtain Domicile from my wife’s name as she is born and brought up in Maharashtra . Mother’s domicile is eligible for her daughter’s admission or is it compulssory for father’s domicile. Please suggest/reply.

  • Arun

    My daughter is in Maharashtra Pune from 2004, completed 14 years and passed all classes in Pune and now in class XII is she eligible for Maharashtra domicile certificate

  • Chandramani Kamble

    Sir Mera beta 4 baras ka hai, to mere bete ka domicile ban sakta hai kya

  • dipak

    Sir mera domicial cert nahi mil raha he to me kaise use firse prapt kar sakata hu ??

  • Gyanesh shendye

    Sir hum relative k flat me rahte hai pichale 20 saalo se….saare bill unhi k naam aate hai….hamara residence proof nahi ho sakta hai to hum kya kare???

  • Manisha

    Domicile certificate for minor
    Father’s domicile certificate is there, but authority ask for father’s continuous residence proof of last 10 years e.g electricity bill, maintenance bill that he don’t have
    He has passport , voter Id, aadhar card
    What to do?

  • Umesh Gohil

    My Name is Umesh, I want to make Domicile Certificate for my Childrens. Kindly suggest
    In form applicant will be children’s name or my name.
    as requested affidavit should be submitted on 100 Rs Stamp Paper with notary or on normal paper.

  • Anjan Bose

    I require a domicile certificate for my daughter. I am employed inMumbai. I in Mumbai for last 10 years. I have all 10 years registered leave & license agreements. Can this be use as evidence for the resident at Mumbai for domicile certificate.

  • Viral n. Patel

    I want the domecile for study in mubai ….
    I dont have mumbai’s rashan card.but i have results of mumbai from std.1 to 12. So can i get domecile?



  • Sir I dont have father’s domicile. So what I can do…??? I can attached my uncle’s domicile…???or any other person…plz help me. I’m less than 18.

  • omkar padwekar

    sir while filling the application, their are two places applicant info and beneficiary info. what to fill their. pls tell me fast

  • Archana

    Can aadhar card be used as address proof?

  • Isha

    Can we provide flat allotment letter as a proof of residence? I have Pan Card, Aadhar Card, school leaving and birth certificate.

  • om

    Sair me pichle 5 salo se maharasatra me reheta hu or ab yahi rehene vala hu esliye muje maharasatra domicial banana he to kiya proses hoga tel me Sair. .

  • Sarah

    Will mother’s domicile certificate shall do for minor instead of the father’s???

  • omkar shinde

    mere father ka domicile nahi he toh mera milega kay

  • omkar shinde

    mere pass father ka domacile nahi he toh mera niklega kay

  • sushant sonkamble

    rrspected sir ,
    I have applied for domicile certificate(Mumbai), and i needed it urgently for some important online form filling purpose within 3 days. I have only got the reciept with token number. how i can get my domicile certificate no. to fill in the form, need help please..


    Sir, mere pass birth certificate nahi he to Kya karna hoga

  • Shiva Kumar

    what are the documents required for obtaining Domicile Certificate for Mumbai City

  • Shital Dattatray Jadhav

    Sir i was left my original Domicile……so what is the procedure to get the new Domicile

  • jeevan kweera

    for domicile certificate.

  • jeevan kweera

    for domicile certificate.can aadhar card or passport be use for address proof

  • nitin mishra

    sir mere pass birth cirtificet nahi hai mai kya karu

  • Raj

    I was born in Gujarat but from last 20years i m staying in cud i get domicile certificate of Maharashtra if yes then wats the procedure? Need on urgent basis

  • Hareshwar vasant parab

    I have applied domicile certificate through setu at porval school bhayander east.on 21/04/17. I still I won’t get it. When and where it will available for me??

  • Hareshwar vasant parab

    Dear Applicant, Your Application ID 1751741651253600375473 is sent to Desk 2 on 03-05-2017. I have received dis message on 3/5/17. Is dis message link with domicile certificate. If yes den wen not wer I will get dat certificate?

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