With the help of tech-driven solutions, the government institutions on both federal and provincial levels are paving ways for the concepts of e-governance in different walks of life. Instant accessibility to different public services through online portals makes things super convenient for the general public in the country.
The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) is playing a noteworthy role in this technological revolution. It has digitised many of the key public services in the province over the past few years. The advanced e-portal known as the Domicile Management System is a fine example in this regard. It’s amazing how this electronic system allows people to verify their domicile instantly, in a few simple steps.
So, to guide you further about this cutting-edge online portal of the Punjab Government, we have come up with this post. In this blog, we’ll give you a complete overview of the online Domicile Management System in Punjab and how you can use it to verify your registered domicile certificate record.
More About Domicile Management System by PITB
The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) introduced the Domicile Management System back in 2007. It is a highly advanced tech-integrated system. The introduction of this state-of-the-art electronic portal for a public service department was a revolutionary move. It operates as a fully automated system for generation and management of domicile certificates.
Quick Fact: A domicile certificate is a highly important identification document for Pakistani citizens, having complete information about their region of birth. It is usually required when you are applying for a government job in any of the public service departments in Pakistan. On the basis of the data collected from domicile certificates, a quota for the allocation of jobs is fixed in government institutions. You may also need a domicile if you’re applying for a scholarship in a government university.
The electronic portal of the Domicile Management System by PITB is based on an automatic, highly advanced queue management system. Instead of relying on manual data entry, it automates most of the tasks, enabling transparent and quick management of computerised domicile certificates.
Moreover, the system is so efficient that it also provides a mechanism to check for duplicate issuance. This high-tech electronic portal is currently accessible in more than 34 districts across Punjab. So far, the number of digitised domicile records stands at around 4 million and the domicile records that have been verified using this electronic system are around 6 million.
So, if you don’t know how to use the Domicile Management System in Punjab, the next section of our blog is for you. The process is very simple, it will only take you a few simple steps to get done with easy. Let’s find out how!
How to Verify Your Domicile Certificate Online in Punjab
The process of online domicile verification in Punjab has been elaborated in the following steps. Take a look:
- First of all, open your web browser and type “Domicile Management System Punjab” in your search engine. Use Google as your search engine to get the most relevant results.
- Once you have navigated to the official website of the Domicile Management System by PITB, you’ll get to see a web homepage with a blank field as shown in the picture above.
- Here you can either enter your 13-digit CNIC number or the registered number of your domicile certificate.
- The information you’ll get as a result of your search query includes the Name, Father’s Name, District and Tehsil Details, status of Domicile Certificate (Issued/Pending/Cancelled) and its Application Submission Date.
This is how to verify your domicile certificate online in Punjab. It will only take you a few minutes to get done with this entire process. On this electronic portal, the required documents to apply for a domicile certificate in Punjab are also displayed on the right-hand side of your screen. For more information in this regard, you can also call the toll free helpline (0800-02345) as shown in the screenshot above.
Now that we have given you all the useful information about how to use the Domicile Management System, Punjab to check your domicile certificate record online in Punjab, it’s time for us to wrap up in this piece. In case, you still have any questions or feedback related to the process mentioned above, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you haven’t applied for your domicile certificate yet, you can learn the process of how to apply for a domicile certificate in Pakistan through this detailed blog post. It can provide you with all the necessary information you should know in this regard.
On a side note, we have also written some other detailed how-to guides on application and verification processes of different types of documents and official records in Pakistan. For your reference, we have listed a few of them below. Have a look:
- How to Apply for Family Registration Certificate (FRC) in Pakistan
- How to Track Your NADRA CNIC Record Digitally
- How to Check Your Asset Details Through NADRA and FBR
- How to Apply for NICOP in Pakistan
- How to Apply for NARA’s Smart Card
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