Domicile Certificate

Domicile Certificate is an essential document which proves that a person is an inhabitant or a permanent resident of the city. As per law, this certificate can be obtained from one city only. You may require domicile certificate for a job or for seeking admission in the university.

In order to obtain a domicile certificate from ICT Administration, visit the Citizen Facilitation Center, Islamabad. Here is the step-by-step process:

Step-by-Step Process

  • Applicants are required to submit a challan of Rs.200/ at National Bank of Pakistan F-8 Markaz or State Bank of Pakistan, Islamabad (Account No: C-03806, District Magistrate Islamabad)
  • Complete your documents as mentioned in the below section
    (Your documents requirement may vary depending on your age)
  • Visit Citizen Facilitation Center, Islamabad to submit your application along with documents
  • Get a token and wait for your turn
  • Data entry
  • Obtain e-receipt after paying necessary fee that is mentioned in the information box
  • (We will process your domicile application)
  • Collect your Domicile Certificate on the date mentioned at the e-receipt
  • Note: Applicants are required to bring NOC from their native district incase of having dual address on CNIC

Documents Required

For the applicants who attained the age of 21 years (major)

  • Copy of CNIC of Applicant
  • Copy of CNIC of Father/Husband
  • Copy of Proof of Residence in Islamabad (Allotment letter or Lease agreement)
  • One original utility bill (Electricity, Gas or Telephone) of the residence
  • NOC from the Department (For Government Servants)
  • Copy of SSC/Matric Certificate
  • Copy of Marriage Registration Certificate (for married persons)
  • Copy of Form-B (if you have children)
  • Proof of trade or occupation
  • Two Passport size photographs
  • For the applicants who are under the age of 21 years (Minor)

    • Copy of From-B or CNIC of Applicant
    • Copy of CNIC of Father/Mother
    • Copy of Domicile Certificate of parent(s) in which the name of applicant is mentioned
    • Copy of SSC/Matric Certificate
    • Proof of trade or occupation
    • Two passport size photographs

    Note: Applicant must appear himself/herself along with original documents.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Can I obtain a domicile certificate from two cities?
      No. It is not allowed under the law.
    • What to do if I already have a domicile certificate from another city?
      If you are a permanent resident of Islamabad and want to obtain a domicile certificate from ICT Administration then you should get your already issued domicile cancelled by the issuing authority.

    Information Box

    Dealing Authority:
    Assistant Commissioner
    (Industrial Area)

    Relevant Law(s):
    Pakistan Citizenship Act, 1951

    Citizen Facilitation Center, G-11/4, Islamabad

    Monday – Thursday
    (Submission) 09 AM – 01 PM
    (Delivery) 09 AM – 03 PM

    (Submission) 09 AM – 12 PM
    (Delivery) 09 AM – 12 PM

    Processing Fee