Life Certificate for Pension Purpose or for any Other Purpose Consular Information

Life Certificate for Pension Purpose or for any Other Purpose

Life Certificate for Pension Purpose or for any Other Purpose

An individual who needs a Life Certificate for the purpose of drawing pension in India (or if an individual is required to produce Life Certificate before authorities in India for any other purpose) may apply for this service. For this service, applicants have to apply in Person only.

Requirements:

  1. Miscellaneous Application Form dully filled in and signed by the applicant (for Miscellaneous Application Form, please visit the link ‘Forms for Consular Services’).
  2.  
    1. In case of Indian Passport Holders: Valid passport in original and self-attested photocopies of first two and last two pages of the passport and the page (s) containing passport officer’s observation (s) (if any).

    2. In case of Other Passport Holders: Valid passport in original and self-attested photocopies of the passport pages containing personal particulars of the passport holder.

  3. Proof of Residence: Any of the following self-attested documents viz. copy of utility bill (landline telephone bill/electricity bill/gas bill/water bill) or Driving License or lease deed (of residence) etc. where the applicant’s UK address is clearly mentioned, should be provided. If these are not available, a notarized affidavit from the applicant’s/ relative (s) stating that the applicant is residing with him/ her/ them and the proof of address of the applicant’s relative (s) should be provided.

  4. Visa Status: Copy of passport page/UK Residence Permit Card of the applicant showing the visa status should be enclosed.

  5. Original Pension Book plus a photocopy should be provided (if the Life Certificate is required for pension purpose).

  6. Fee: For pension purpose – Gratis (Only £2.00 will be charged on account of Consular Surcharge). For other than pension purpose, the fee is £19.00. Fee is payable either in cash or through crossed postal order drawn in favour of “High Commission of India, London”.
  7. Processing Time: Normally, Same Day/Next Working Day

Note:

  • The applicant needs to appear in person and sign before the Consular Officer.
  • If you are drawing pension from the Armed Forces, you may directly contact the Military Wing of the High Commission at Telephone Number 02076323049.
Jan 1, 2015
 
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