How to get a Residence Certificate in Karnataka

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A Residence Certificate is issued by the district/state to a resident of a district. 

What is a Residence Certificate?

A Residence Certificate (also known as the Domicile Certificate) is a proof to ensure that the person bearing the Certificate is a Resident of the District / State by which the Certificate is being issued. This Certificate is required as proof of residence to avail Residence / Resident Quotas in educational institutions and in the Government Service, and also in case of jobs where local residents are preferred. It is needed by all categories of people. 

Who has the authority to give the Domicile Certificate?

The Revenue Department of the state of Karnataka is responsible for the Domicile Certificate. The Tahisildar is the designated officer who gives the domicile certificate. The competent officer is the Assistant Commissioner and the Appellate authority is in the hands of the Deputy Commissioner.  

Domicile Certificate issued by Tahsildar will take 7 working days.
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