The Citizen may apply for the certificate in the prescribed form (click here to download form) at a Common Service Centre (Akshaya Centre) which is convenient for him/ her. The applicants have to produce necessary documents which will be scanned and uploaded to the system. The application will then be digitally forwarded to the concerned Village Officer/ Tahsildar and a receipt will be issued to the applicant.
The Village Officer/ Tahsildar who receive the application digitally will verify it and do one of the following.
- Approve and digitally sign the certificate (The certificate will be ready and can be printed from the Common Service Centres. An SMS will be sent automatically to the applicant)
- Return application (The application will be returned to CSC for want of further details/ documents. The CSC can re-submit the application)
- Reject application (The application will rejected stating the reason(s))
In all the above cases SMS will be sent to the applicant