Be it birth certificate, death certificate, school certificate, passport, visa and other immigration papers, address proof is a mandatory. Dreams of prospective emigrants can’t be true until they have authentic proof of residency. All in all, this credential is vital.
Usually, a professional showcases passport, house tax receipt, driving licence and PAN card etc.. These credentials carry applicant’s permanent house number and its location. But some don’t have acceptable proof of identity and address. It’s lacking rejects new gas connection, internet connection, mobile card and ration card.
Indian Postal Department issues address proof:
A government body ‘Indian Postal Department’ has a right to issue authentic proof of an individual’s habitat. This competent authority sorts out this particular problem of prospective emigrants. These prospective emigrants are ones who are tenants. They can’t produce their own address proof. This government body relieves them by issuing a photo ID card. It marks the stamp of the Indian government which can be used as:
- Proof of identification
- Proof of address
How to apply for address proof in India?
- Visit head post office of the city/district.
- Take an application form of address proof from post office.
- Pay requisite fee, i.e. Rs. 10 for form and the card fee will be Rs. 250.
- Fill name, father/husband/guardian’s name, DOB, postal address with PIN, permanent postal address, landlord’s particulars (name, address, telephone number, mobile number, email id), particular of employment identity, address of employer and personal particulars (telephone no., blood group, mobile number, height, personal marks of identification) etc…
- Pay the applicable fee.
Procedure to verify:
The postman is sent to verify the address in the form. After verification, it is sent to the district head office for attestation. This verification can be eight weeks long. Thereafter, it can be used as an immigration document. The immigration applicant can get attestation certificate India by showing it along with other personal documents. He/ she can submit papers to apostille office for the verification.
It is valid for three years. It can be renewed further by paying requisite fee.