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ISSUE OF RESIDENTIAL CERTIFICATE FROM 1st JUNE 2015

The State Government has authorized the District Collectors to issue Residential Certificates to persons falling in the different categories, as indicated below :-
    • Category 1: An applicant who has established beyond all reasonable doubt that the applicant was a resident of the State of Sikkim on or before 26th April 1975 and has been continuously residing¬† in the State of Sikkim since then,¬† or
    • Category 2: An applicant who has established beyond all reasonable doubt that the applicant is the natural legal descendent of the person referred to in category 1 above and has been continuously residing¬† in the State of Sikkim since birth.

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    Required Documents:

    1. Application form (2 sets) Download from here
    2. Passport sized photos with name of applicant written on reverse side (2 nos)
    3. Recommendation from the concerned Panchayat/Municipal Councillor
    4. Proof of Residence on or before 26.04.1975 (Trade License/Electoral Card/Ration Card or any other official document as proof thereof) 4.
    5. Proof of Age of applicant (Birth Certificate/School Transfer Certificate/Mark Sheets or any other official document as proof thereof)
    6. Proof of Indian Citizenship of applicant (Passport or Indian Citizenship Certificate or Electoral Card or any document)

    For Category 1:
    1. Proof of Present Residence (Trade License/Electoral Card/Ration Card or any other official document as proof thereof)

    For Category 2:
    1. Proof of continous residence since 26.04.1975/since birth and Present Residence of applicant (Trade License/Electoral Card/Ration Card or any other official document as proof thereof)
    2. Proof of Relationship of applicant with the person who is shown as being a resident of Sikkim on or before 26.04.1975 (Birth Certificate/School Transfer Certificate/Mark Sheets or any other official document as proof thereof)

     

    Application Process:

    After the applicant submits two sets of the duly filled application form along with the required documents and is accepted by the office, the application will be forwarded to the Police and IB for verification. After verification and clearance from Secretary, Land Revenue & DM Dept, and Secretary, Home Dept, the District Collector (South) will issue the Residential Certificate.