Frequently Asked Questions | FAQs
How do I apply for Caste Certificate?

Certificates for Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste can be directly applied from the following websites:

  1. Meg e-District Portal
  2. Service Online Portal

Citizens who wish to apply in person can download the Application Form from "Downloads > Forms" section, or can obtain the application forms from the Public Facilitation Center (PFC) located at the DC Office. Certificates can also be applied from the Common Services Centers (CSCs) located at various locations in the District. Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be submitted along with the filled application form:

  1. Two passport-size photographs
  2. Birth Certificate/SSLC Admit Card
  3. Any one of Residential Proof (Residential Certificate from Headman/ EPIC/ Ration Card/ Land Patta/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill)
  4. SC/ST Certificate of Parent/Siblings
  5. EPIC of Self/Parent/Guardian
  6. Adoption Proof (Court Order/ Registered Adoption Deed), if Adopted
  7. Migration Proof, if Migrated
How do I apply for Permanent Residence Certificate?

Permanent Residence Certificate can be directly applied from the following websites:

  1. Meg e-District Portal
  2. Service Online Portal

Citizens who wish to apply in person can download the Application Form from "Downloads > Forms" section, or can obtain the application forms from the Public Facilitation Center (PFC) located at the DC Office. Certificates can also be applied from the Common Services Centers (CSCs) located at various locations in the District. Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be submitted along with the filled application form:

  1. Two passport-size photographs
  2. Birth Certificate/SSLC Admit Card
  3. Any one of Residential Proof (Residential Certificate from Headman/ EPIC/ Ration Card/ Land Patta/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill)
  4. SC/ST Certificate (for ST/SC category applicants)
  5. EPIC of Self/Parent/Guardian
  6. Educational Proof (Certificates of all Institutions in Meghalaya where studied in)
  7. Supporting Documents Why Permanent Residential Certificate is required, if applicable
  8. Government Servant Proof (if parent is government servant), if applicable
How do I apply for Certificate for Recruitment in Armed/ Para Military/ Police Forces?

The Certificate for Recruitment in Armed/ Para Military/ Police Forces can be directly applied from the following websites:

  1. Meg e-District Portal
  2. Service Online Portal

Citizens who wish to apply in person can download the Application Form from "Downloads > Forms" section, or can obtain the application forms from the Public Facilitation Center (PFC) located at the DC Office. Certificates can also be applied from the Common Services Centers (CSCs) located at various locations in the District. Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be submitted along with the filled application form:

  1. Two passport-size photographs
  2. Birth Certificate/SSLC Admit Card
  3. Any one of Residential Proof (Residential Certificate from Headman/ EPIC/ Ration Card/ Land Patta/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill)
  4. SC/ST Certificate (for ST/SC category applicants)
  5. EPIC of Self/Parent/Guardian
  6. Educational Proof (Certificates of all Institutions in Meghalaya where studied in)
  7. Migration Proof, if applicable
  8. Supporting Documents why Armed/Para Military Certificate is required/ employment advertisement
  9. Government Servant Proof (if parent is government servant), if applicable
How do I apply for Residential Certificate?

Residential Certificate can be directly applied from the following websites:

  1. Meg e-District Portal
  2. Service Online Portal

Citizens who wish to apply in person can download the Application Form from "Downloads > Forms" section, or can obtain the application forms from the Public Facilitation Center (PFC) located at the DC Office. Certificates can also be applied from the Common Services Centers (CSCs) located at various locations in the District. Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be submitted along with the filled application form:

  1. Two passport-size photographs
  2. Birth Certificate/SSLC Admit Card
  3. Any one of Residential Proof (Residential Certificate from Headman/ EPIC/ Ration Card/ Land Patta/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill)
  4. SC/ST Certificate (for ST/SC category applicants)
  5. EPIC of Self/Parent/Guardian
  6. Supporting Documents why Residential Certificate is required, if applicable
How do I apply for Income Certificate?

Income Certificate can be directly applied from the following websites:

  1. Meg e-District Portal
  2. Service Online Portal

Citizens who wish to apply in person can download the Application Form from "Downloads > Forms" section, or can obtain the application forms from the Public Facilitation Center (PFC) located at the DC Office. Certificates can also be applied from the Common Services Centers (CSCs) located at various locations in the District. Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be submitted along with the filled application form:

  1. Annual Income Proof (affidavit)
  2. Salary Certificate from employer in case parent(s)/applicant are employed, OR
  3. Declaration if either of parent or applicant is not employed
  4. Any one of Residential Proof (Residential Certificate from Headman/ EPIC/ Ration Card/ Land Patta/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill)
  5. Pension Payment Order/ Certificate from Treasury Officer (for retired government servants)
  6. EPIC of Self/Parent/Guardian
  7. Supporting Documents why Income Certificate is required, if applicable
Apply for Senior Citizen Certificate?

Application form is to be collected and submitted at the Certificate Branch, DC Office. Senior Citizen Card is issued to the Citizen who attained minimum age limit of 58 years. Attested copies of the the following documents need to be submitted along with the application form.

  1. Two Passport Size Photographs
  2. Birth Certificate/Medical Certificate as proof of age
  3. Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC)
  4. Pension Payment Order (for retired government servants)
  5. Residential Certificate/Proof
  6. Any other relevant document (please specify)
Apply for permission for Special Event?

Application form is available at the Certificate Branch, DC Office. In case of Mela/Trade Fair etc. NOC are to be submitted from the following departments.

  1. NOC from DMHO (for Mela/Trade Fair)
  2. NOC from EE PWD (building) (for Mela/Trade Fair)
  3. NOC from Headman
  4. NOC from MeECL (for Mela/Trade Fair)
  5. NOC from SP Fire Service (for Mela/Trade Fair)
  6. Any other relevant document
Apply for Court Order for Birth & Death Registration?

Application form for Court Order under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969, for Birth/Death Registration should be collected from and submitted at the Judicial Branch, DC Office. Following are the supporting documents required to be submitted by the petitioner:

  1. An affidavit
  2. An approach form
  3. A certificate from Medical & Health Officer
Apply for Family Identy Card (Ration Card)?

Application form is available at the Supply Branch, DC Office. The following documents are required to be submitted along with the filled in application:

  1. Land Patta
  2. Electors’ Photo Identity Card (EPIC)
  3. Latest Receipt of Electricity Bill
  4. Latest Receipt of House Holding Tax
  5. Residential Certificate
How do I apply for Marriage Registration?

Application form for Marriage Registration is available at the Establishment Branch, DC Office, Khliehriat and should be submitted with the following necessary documents. Guidelines and Rules & Regulations for Registration under the Special Marriage Act 1954 are as follows:

  • The application for the Registration should be submitted 30 days before the intended marriage date for the unmarried couple / no application needed for the married couple.
  • During the time of marriage minimum of 3 witnesses should be present.
  • Documents to be submitted:
    1. Birth Certificate should be submitted for the age proof.
    2. Election ID card.
    3. Marriage Proof in case of married couple (marriage certificate, wedding pictures etc).