How to File an Affidavit for Address Proof

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An Affidavit is a declaration of certain facts made in writing by a person. It can be a statement or a declaration on oath.

Why do you need Affidavit for Address Proof?

Affidavits are essential for almost all transactions with legal consequences. Very often, you will be required to file an affidavit either in a court or before other authorities or tribunals to legally prove certain facts. Misleading information in an affidavit can result in a perjury charge against the person.


Affidavit for address proof need to mention current & permanent address and area police station, area post office, ward, circle, district within which the concerned house address belongs.


  • Affidavit certifying address proof is required for following instances –
  • Declaration for Change of Signature
  • Replacement of Power of Attorney        
  • Accident Death Claim Affidavit
  • Bail Affidavit
  • Declaration of Physical Fitness for Driving License
  • Marriage Divorce legal Notice
  • Driving License
  • Evidence Claim 
  • Declaration Form for New Gas Connection
  • Loan Agreement
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Public Notice for Name change
  • No Objection Certificate for Property for Construction  
  • Pan Card 
  • Passport
  • Police Clearance
  • Suit for Declaration        
  • Surety for Loan
  • Tower Installation Cancellation

Format for Affidavit for Address Proof

The following format can be used for affidavit of address proof:




I_________ (name of the declarant) S/o, D/o__ Resident of _____District ___do hereby solemnly affirm and declare as follows:

  1. That my permanent residence is Mohalla/Village_____ P.O_____ P.S____ Ward No____ Circle No.____ District_____. 
  2. That I require a residential certificate.





Verified that the above said affidavit of mine is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed therein.

No part thereof it is false.




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