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Kerala - Apply for Senior Citizen Certificate

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  1. In Kerala, Senior citizens can avail the facility and benefits (ASWASAKIRANAM, VAYOMITHRAM, Travel concession etc) offered by state and central government through the certified copy of their age which is treated as senior citizen certificate.
  2. Applicant has to write a application stating his residential address, age and the age proof (preferably aadhar card) and submit along with required documents for certification from the respective authorities. The certified application with stamp and seal will be treated as senior citizen certificate.
  3. Applicant or a person on behalf of applicants (in case of bed ridden or in ill health) to apply should go to…
    1. Registered medical practitioner or Panchayat/Municipal authorities (thasildhar) or Councilor or MLA.
  4. Link for municipal contacts (Thasildhar): link Follow the screen prompt to locate the address.
  5. Search for your nearest doctor but please confirm whether he or she is registered medical practitioner by using the following link : link
  6. The submitted application will be verified with originals. So carry originals while applying.
  7. On satisfactory grounds, this application will be signed by authority with seal.
  8. Once the sign and seal of the officials are made on the certificate, this can be used for availing the benefits. #The signed application stands as certificate.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Written application on whita A4 paper
  • Two photographs of the applicant.
  • Aadhaar card
  • ID card of the applicant
  • Residential Proof
  • Pan card ( For Monthly Pension above Rs.15,000 per month)
  • Birth certificate / document to prove the age

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Your local area municipal or government hospitals.

Contact Link: link1 AND link2 and link3 and link4



  • Person of age 60 years and above.
  • Must be a citizen of India and resident of Kerala.


There is no fees to obtain Senior citizen certificate through online.


Senior Citizen certificate is valid for rest of life.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

It can be availed on same day.

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Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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You may get your "Senior Citizen Certificate" from the concerned Tehsildar in your area.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


Need for the Document[edit]

The Government of India provides facilities for citizens above the age of 60 years. The senior citizen certificate will allow the holder to receive numerous benefits like discounts in Railways, Flights and other benefits from the government.

Information which might help[edit]

It is advisable to go to the Tehsildar's Office between 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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