Legal Heir Certificate

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Legal Heir Certificate is generally required for the beneficiaries of a serving or retired employee, who passed away. If that retired person dies, family pension advantages will go to the next legitimate heirs. Generally, any levy to a man from Government or nearby bodies will be paid to lawful heirs on the death of that individual. This certificate can be used for insurance claims, retirement benefit claims, pension claims and can also be used for gratuity and PF claims.

Supporting documents to be uploaded:


  1. Aadhaar Card

  2. Voters ID

  3. Ration Card

  4. Death Certificate of the deceased

  5. Service certificate issued by the head of the department/office in case of serving employee

  6. Affidavit


Time Frame to issue the Certificate:


15 days after the time limit for any objection (30 days) from the date of Gazette publish




Lifetime validity


Fee Details

Rs.18/- (Akshaya service charge) + Rs.7 (Govt.Service charge) + Rs.3 per page for scanning /printing
SC / ST families need to pay Rs 10 + Rs.2 per page for scanning /printing
BPL families need to pay Rs 20