Online Application for Income Certificate & Residential/Domicile Certificate in West Bengal


West Bengal e-District Online Application Process for Income and Residential/Domicile Certificate issued by BDO or SDO. Get all the information, how to get Family income certificate online. How to apply for Domicile Certificate online. Download Income certificate and Residential Certificate Online.


Income Certificate and Residential/Domicile Certificate from Gazetted Officer are the important documents applying for any scholarship or jobs. In West Bengal, the application process for Income and Domicile Certificate from BDO or SDO is Online. So, candidates can apply Online through West Bengal e-district portal for Income and Residential/Domicile Certificate.

After applying from West Bengal e-district portal, applicants can get their income or residential certificate from their Block Development Officer (BDO) or from Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO). Applicants have to download their required certificate from the portal. This certificate is valid up to 6 months. The complete Online Application process is given, follow this.

Online Application Process for Income Certificate & Residential/Domicile Certificate

Step-1 : At the first visit the official website of West Bengal e-District Portal, for apply Family Income Certificate and Residential Certificate from Gazetted Officer.

Step-2 : Now Click on the Citizen Registration option and register yourself on that portal with some basic details like Name, Address, Mobile number and Email address. You have to create a Username and Password for login on this e-District portal.

Step-3 : After Successful Registration, visit the West Bengal e-District Portal and Login with your Username & Password. Now Click on the ‘Certificates’ option and select Income Certificate or Local Residence (Domicile) Certificate for which you want to apply.

Step-4 : Now fill the Application Form for the certificate. The Application form contains some Basic information (Name, Date of Birth, Aadhaar Number, Mobile number, Email & Gender) and Present Address Details. Click ‘Save & Next’ after filling the form.

Step-5 : On this step, applicants have to fill Parent/Husband details, Permanent Address, and Income Details/Address details correctly with the reason for Application.

Step-6 : After completing previous steps, you have to upload some scanned documents with the application form. Following documents are required to upload – Photographs, Address Proof Certificate (Aadhar/Voter Card/Passport/ Driving License/ Ration Card/Govt. Id card/ Defence ID Card/Residential Certificate issued by S.D.O) and Income proof Certificate (Salary Certificate, Income Proof from Gram Pradhan/ Municipality Councilor, IT Return Certificate).

Step-7 : All done. Now write down the Application Number, by which you can track your application status online. Take print out the confirmation page, if you want to receive the certificate from BDO/SDO office, then you have to show this confirmation page.

Step-8 : The complete Application process is totally free of cost. If you apply from any CSC cyber cafe, then you have to pay Rs. 40 to 50.

Download Income and Residential/Domicile Certificate from Online

Income Certificate and Residential/Domicile Certificate from BDO/SDO will be ready to download within 7 days after applying online. Applicants can log in to the e-District portal and download their certificate in pdf format and then Verify the digital signature with the help of your PC/laptop. Income certificate and Residential Certificate are valid only for six months.

This is the complete step by step online process for apply Income and Residential/Domicile Certificate issued by BDO or SDO. If you have any query, post it in the below comment box. Follow us on WebExam Facebook Page for latest updates. Thanks for reading this post.


    • Hello Ramchandra, the Birth certificate is not mandatory for SDO residential certificate. You can use your Madhyamik (10th class) admit card as the date of birth proof.

  1. HI Team, i applied for application around three weeks back. still it is showing in progress and there is no action taken. AIN- 0101041887000033
    Wanted to make sure if anything pending from my side
    Application status is in progress.

    • Hello Jawed, you application is still pending, because your BDO/SDO didn’t take any action. Visit your BDO/SDO office with the application print our and ask them for the verification. After that the authority will provide you the certificate at online.

    • Hello Masiar, character certificate issued by School/College/University or any educational institution, where you are currently studying. Contact with your current institution, and apply for Character Certificate.

  2. I am not getting my password in my mobile after citizen registration. So I am unable to apply income certificate. How to get it?

    • Hello Haradhan, click on the ‘Forgot Password’ link and then fill the required details, like Username, Password Hint Answer. After that you can easily reset your password.

  3. It is really heartening to find the response of all query which also help to get answer of FAQ. I visited this site because I also need Residential certificate of my child.

  4. I have applied for income certificate online. But I need family income certificate. However it is providing me with my income certificate, asking for my income. Moreover i need it in 4-5 days. Please respond as what I should do!

    • Hello Indrajit, just login into the e-district portal and download the Acknowledgement slip again, take print it out.

    • Hello Saroj, can you please mention for which certificate you are trying to apply. Because Land deed certificate, is not a mandatory document, you can Panchayet/Municipality Certificate for this.

  5. Hello , I have applied for domicile certificate in edistrict but its more than a month and yet my certificate is not ready, though it is showing status of Offline Enquiry. Please help!!!

    • Hello Rig, visit your SDO office with the application receipt and other documents. They will verify it manually and after that issue Domicile Certificate on your favor.

    • Hello Somnath, all step by step procedure already mentioned on the above blog, follow it to apply online for Income and Domicile Certificate.

    • Hello Sanjib, it’s usually take maximum one week. Login to the e-district website and download the Income Certificate. If it take long time, contact at your BDO office, with the Acknowledgement Number.

  6. For persons residing in the KMC (Kolkata Municipal Corporation) area, who is the competent authority to issue Domicile certificate? Can an Officer having a designation of Deputy Director or above working in any Directorate under the Government of West Bengal issue a Domicile certificate?

  7. I have no land….but I live in west bengal..I am resident of india.may I able to apply for online application… thank u sir..

    • Hello Anna, it will take maximum 7 days (without off days). If you unable to check your application status, just visit your BDO/SDO office with the application receipt.

  8. Hello Sir,
    I am from Jharkhand resident because my father service in Jharkhand and my all documents(Aadhar card,school certificate etc.) are in Jharkhand. Can i make domicile certificate in west bengal?
    My father’s all land certificate in west bengal.
    Please reply me a helpful message.

    • Hello Arnab, you cannot apply for Domicile Certificate in West Bengal. Beacause you don’t have any documents (Aadhar, school certificate), which issued from West Bengal. To get Domicile Certificate from West Bengal, you must be a permanent resident of WB at least for 10 years.


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