How to Apply Online for Widow Certificate – complete detail

About Widow Certificate –  A widow certificate is a certificate that is provided by the government  to a widow women. This certificate is an official proof that the husband of the women is not alive. This is a very important certificate and it matters in  various claims and other things such as  other offerings by the government, public or private organization like life insurance, pension provide by government, to transfer bank account, property etc.

 Benefits under Widow Certificate

A widow certificate has many benefits. It is used in many government offerings, and also can be utilized at various places in government or public sector, private organizations and many more.

Some of the benefits are as follows

  • For pension transfer
  • For property transfer
  • For claim of insurance

Eligibility Criteria | Terms & Conditions  for Widow Certificate

  • Widow should be able to provide husbands death certificate
  • Women should not marry again

How to apply for Widow Certificate


These are the following steps to apply for widow certificate . Please check the following steps..

Step -1  – Applicant needs to visit Aaple Sarkar official website.

Step -2 – Post visiting this link a window will appear which will look like same image posted below. Then click on Right to Service (RTS) button

Step -3 – Then next window will appear which will look like second image posted below

Step -4 – Then click on login or create new user account. Once it created, login using username and password. Window will appear which will look like posted image below

Step- 5 Then search for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department and click on it. Then click on Widow Certificate and click on The image will appear which will look posted image below


Step -6 Then fill necessary information required like Name of husband, District name, Taluka name. A window will appear this will be application form. Fill it carefully and click on submit

Then window will appear which shall ask you to upload the passport size photograph and husband’s death certificate. Click on upload documents

Post click on submit the window will appear which will ask you for payment then select proper payment option, make payment and submit

Step 7  – Then after 5 to 6 or 20 days you can download soft copy of Widow Certificate

Contact details to query for Widow Certificate

For any kind of queries, applicants can contact to Municipal Corporation or Municipal Council

Gram Panchayat

Gram Sevak

Assistance Block Development Officer

Block Development Officer

Fee – The cost for issuing Widow Certificate is not more than Rs. 50

Important Links:

Official Website of Aaple Sarkar || Online Registration

This Site is one stop solution to find all kind of Government Schemes , Sarkari Yojana , Pradhan Mantri Yojana , State Government Schemes,

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