Legal heir Certificate
Family Membership Certificate
Legal heir certificate, also known as Succession Certificate is a document issued by the Government to determine the rightful owner of an asset or a property on the event of a sudden demise of the registered owner. The certificate is used to verify the relationship with a deceased person for claiming insurance, pension, retirement benefits from Central and State Government departments, etc. This article describes the procedure to apply for and obtain legal heir certificate in Telangana.
Purpose of the Document
Legal heir certificate plays a vital role in appointing the next legal heir when the head of the family dies. The heir in charge could be the wife/husband/son/daughter or mother. If the dead person is a Government employee, the certificate is used to claim the pension. In cases when there is more than one legal heir, then all legal heirs should provide a deed of Conveyance. Once acquired, the certificate is valid for a lifetime.
The following are the details that have to be about the deceased person:
- The name of the deceased.
- Details of the Family Members.
- Date of application.
- Residential address.
- Applicant’s signature.
The following candidates are eligible to apply for this certificate:
- Wife of the deceased
- Son or daughter of the deceased
- Father or mother of the deceased
- Sibling of the deceased
- Death Certificate
- Birth Certificate
- Aadhar Card
- Identity Card
- Ration Card
- Appropriate application form
- Residential address of the deceased person
- Rs. 2 Stamp
To apply for the certificate, it is mandatory to possess the following documents:
How to Apply
Given below are the steps to apply for the certificate:
Step 1: Approach the Mandal Office
The applicant has to approach the Mandal Office.
The applicant can also apply online by logging on to the official website from the Meeseva Center https://www.esevaonline.ap.gov.in/htmlpages/revenudept/issu_legal_Family.htm
Step 2: Avail the Application Form
The applicant can obtain the application form from the Tahasildar.
Step 3: Enter the Details
All the required details have to be entered in the application form.
Step 4: Attach the Documents
The applicant has to attach the documents with the application form and then submit it to the Mandal Office.
Step 5: Processing of the Form
The application will be processed by the concerned authorities. Once the processing is completed, the applicant receives an acknowledgement form.
Step 6: Verification
The Tahasildar along with MRI and VRO makes enquiries to verify the details that are given by the applicant.
Step 7: Submission of the Report
Once the verification process is done, the authorities submit the report to the Tahasildar.
Step 8: Issuing Certificate
Based on the reports and verification, the Tahasildar issues the certificate. The certificate will be issued in 30 days from the date of application.
Location : E-Seva Kendram, Jangaon | City : Jangaon | PIN Code : 506167
Email : meesevasupport[at]telangana[dot]gov[dot]in