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Kerala - Apply for Duplicate Income Certificate

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Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply for duplicate income certificate, applicant has to approach the officer at the village office of your area.
  2. Link for contact: Contact Link
  3. Get the relevant application form from the authorities and fill the form with valid details appropriately.
  4. Make sure that you have all the proper documents mentioned in the “Required documents” section below.
  5. Submit the form along with the required documents to the authorities.
  6. Now collect the acknowledgment slip from the authorities.
  7. After the verification process, applicant shall receive the duplicate copy of income certificate.

Note: If the validity of your lost / damaged income certificate is going to expire in few days then you can apply for fresh income certificate by using the web copy or the acknowledgment slip of the lost / damaged income certificate.

Through Akshaya Centres::

  1. Applicant has to visit the nearest Akshaya centre. Link for contact: Contact. Select “District Officers” to know the contact details of your district.
  2. Write a letter to the authorities stating the reason for obtaining duplicate income certificate.
  3. If you have the application number, then the authorities will provide you the printout of the lost / damaged certificate.
  4. If you don’t have the application number, then you have to apply for new income certificate with the help of authorities.

Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed application form
  • Damaged Income certificate (If available)
  • Aadhaar card
  • Salary slip
  • Identity proof
  • Address proof
  • Ration card
  • Passport size photograph
  • Affidavit on the judicial stamp paper of Rs. 10

For more details, click here: Required documents for Government / Non-Government Employee

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Village Office,:
Kerala – 682030.
Link for contact: link
Akshaya centre contact: link



  • Applicant should be the resident of Kerala.
  • Applicant must be the citizen of India.
  • Applicant whose income certificate is lost / damaged can apply for duplicate certificate.


Approach the authorities for fee details.


Income certificate is valid for only one financial year.

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Processing Time[edit]

Processing time may vary from state to state. In most of the states it took 15 days to issue the certificate.

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  • Visit the tehsildhar office of your taluk to obtain the duplicate copy of the income certificate.
  • Never apply for fresh income certificate before the expiry of available income certificate. If you apply, your application will get rejected and you may face some difficulties later.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name
  • Parent’s Name
  • Sex
  • Residential details
  • Annual Income details

Need for the Document[edit]

  • Income certificate is a mandatory document to get admission in educational institutions under reserved category.
  • Income certificate is required to avail scholarships and financial assistance for the students.
  • To avail various government based schemes and to get government jobs under reserved categories.
  • To get old age pension income certificate is required.

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