Tribe Certificate

The Tribe Certificate acts as the proof of a person belonging to a particular Tribe. It is issued to people belonging to any of the ‘Scheduled Tribes’ specified in the Indian Constitution.

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Where can I use it?

It can be used as identity proof for the purpose of employment in the reserved category, school admissions, college admissions, scholarships, government subsidies in self-employment schemes, etc.

How do I get it?

You can get your Tribe Certificate by visiting your nearest Tehsil/District Magistrate’s office/Revenue Department in person. Along with the application you need to submit an affidavit and identity/address proof. You can also apply online.

When can I collect it?

The process usually takes 2-3 weeks to complete, after which the document can be collected from the authority you applied to. In case you applied online, you can download the e-certificate from the portal you applied through.

Can I make corrections to it?

Yes, you can get the information updated/corrected online or in person.

Where else can you get a Tribe Certificate?

Unfortunately, there are no alternative sources for issuing the Tribe Certificate.

What if I lose it?

You first need to file a report with the police. Once done, you can submit a copy of the report along with an affidavit and address/identity proof at your nearest Tehsil/District Magistrate’s office/Revenue Department. They can then issue a duplicate copy of your Tribe Certificate.

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