a Domicile Certificate: Himachal Pradesh
Bonafide Himachali is a person who has a permanent home in Himachal Pradesh, as
also a person who has been residing in Himachal Pradesh for a period not less
than 15 years, or a person who has a permanent home in Himachal Pradesh but on
account of his occupation is living outside Himachal Pradesh.
Per H.P. Govt. O.M. No. 12-7/73/SAD dated 18th Aug. 1972)
on Non-Himachali persons marrying a Himachali or vice-versa
female residents of places outside Himachal Pradesh, when married to persons
entitled to the grant of bonafide certificates of Himachal Pradesh, shall be
eligible for the issue of such certificates, whereas female residents of
Himachal Pradesh, when married to persons having their permanent home outside
Himachal Pradesh, shall be ineligible for the issue of such certificates.
for the employees of the Himachal Government
the employees of Himachal Pradesh, whether permanent or temporary, are not
automatically entitled to the issue of Bonafide certificates of Himachal
Pradesh unless they satisfy the precise pre-requisites prescribed for the issue
of the said certificates, their wives will be considered eligible only if their
husbands fulfil the pre-requisites.
Bonafide Himachali Certificate shall be issued by the competent revenue officer
(Tehsildar/ Sub Division Officer (Civil) of the area) in Form-G. Therefore, you
may apply to the SDM (SDO-Civil ) or to the Tehsildar of your area.
to be filled
application form is available at
report/ inquiry of the Patwari/ certificates of the Pradhan Gram Panchayat/
Presedient M.C./ Executive Officer Municipal Corporation in accordance with
H.P. Govt. Letter No. 12-7/73-SAD, dated 18 Aug. 1972. This can be attached
with Form-F, or alternatively, the concerned Revenue Officer shall get this
report/inquiry from the field officials, in which case no supporting documents
fee is charged for getting a Bonafide Himachali Certificate.
applicant shall submit an application for obtaining a bonafide/ domicile/
Himachali Certificate in Form-F. The bonafide/ domicile/ Himachali Certificate
shall be issued by the competent revenue officer (Tehsildar/Sub Division
Officer(Civil)of the area) in Form-G on the basis of the report/inquiry of the
Patwari/ certificates of Pradhan Gram Panchayat/ Presedent M.C./ Executive
Officer, Municipal Corporation, in accordance with H.P. Govt. Letter No.
12-7/73-SAD, dated 18 Aug. 1972.
case any person is aggrieved at not being issued the certificate of Bonafide
Himachali by the above-mentioned authorities, he can file an appeal with the
Deputy Commissioner concerned and the decision of the Deputy Commissioner on
such an appeal shall be final.
per H.P. Govt. Deptt. Of personnel O.M. No. 8-82/71-DP(Appt II) dated 17th
certificate is delivered with no delay after the concerned authority is
satisfied with the documents submitted by the applicant. However, no time limit
has been fixed. Under normal circumstances, this certificate is issued within
15 days' time.