People who were living in Jammu and Kashmir for last many years but were deprived of citizenship rights now have equal rights as other citizens of Jammu and Kashmir
Domicile Certificates are issued by the Tehsildar Concerned where the applicant is residing. Any tehsildar in Jammu and Kashmir who fails to issue a domicile certificate to applicants on time may attract punishment of having to forfeit up to Rs 50,000 from their salary.
Jammu and Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020
An individual who have resided in J&K for 15 years or have studied for seven years or appeared in examinations for class 10th or 12th can be eligible for the grant of a domicile certificate. The eligibility also extends to West Pakistan refugees registered as migrants under the erstwhile state’s Relief and Rehabilitation Commission.
Children of Central Government officials, All India service Officers, officials of PSUs and Autonomous body of Central Government, Public Sector Banks, Officials of Statutory bodies, Officials of Central Universities and recognized research institutes of the Central Government, who have served in the Union territory of Jammu of Kashmir for a total period of ten years will also be eligible for Domicile status in the UT.
- Before applying the Service, User has to register using the Citizen Registration Link given on login Screen. Already Registered Citizen can avail the Service Using Login ID and Password generated after Citizen Registration.
Applicant has to upload the Passport size scan photo (jpg image) in the clear background of size less than 50 kb.
Please, note the user id and password entered by the applicant during registration for Login and availing the service.
Please, select the role type Citizen while entered login credentials by the Applicant using Citizen Users ID and Password.
After Login, Applicant has to click on the e-services tab in the left menu and thereafter click on the department to which he has to avail the service.(e.g. Scholarship schemes under Social Welfare Department or Domicile Service Using General Administration Dept.)
Please, note the Citizen ID, Username and Password after successful registration of Citizen as it will be required at the time of availing the service.
Documents Required to apply for obtaining Domicile Certificate
- State subject certificate
- Voter list
- Non-migration certificate issued by the Gazetted officer
- Date of Birth certificate/ Matriculation Examination Marks sheet
- Ration car;
- An affidavit
- Report of S.H.O concerned
- Report of Tehsildar concerned
- Other documentary evidence in support of his/her claims.