Destitute certificate Kerala Application form PDF Download - Application Form PDF

Destitute certificate Kerala Application form PDF Download

Being helpless is not good for anyone. To save people from this problem, the Kerala government has created a destitution certificate. Under a destitute certificate, a common man can apply/claim for an exemption. This is an important document if one is destitute.

Those who have been residing in the state of Kerala for more than two years can apply for this certificate but before the date of application they do not have 20 years of age or older relative or first relative (father, mother, Son), only then will he be called destitute. Or if there are a woman and her husband is dead and there is no source of income, and if she is not married again, then she will fall in the destitute category. They get a pension of 300 rupees and if they do not have a relative of 20 years or more, then they are also entitled to this certificate. And their close relatives should not be father, mother, either.

Also, there is a condition if a woman whose husband is missing,  or missing for more than 7 years then she can be deemed as a widow.

Supporting documents For destitution certificate application Form :

  1. Aadhaar Card Of the Applicant
  2. Election/Voters ID
  3. Ration Card Of the applicant
  4. Affidavit for the destitution certificate

The time period to issue the destitution certificate:

Time limit to get the certificate is 5 days from the date of application

Validity Of destitution certificate in Kerala:

Applicants can get benefits by this certificate till 3 Years from the date of the issue of a certificate.


  • Akshaya service charge Center -Rs.18/- + Government Service charge – Rs.7 + print and scan -Rs.3 per page
  • For SC / ST category Rs 10 + and print/scan Rs.2 per page
  • For BPL category Fee is  Rs 20
Article Destitute certificate Form 21C
Department Revenue department Kerala
Beneficiary Citizen of Kerala
Language English
Official Website
Fee Given Above
Validity  for a specified minimum period.
Benefits Get government Benefits
Form PDF Download Click Here
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