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Permanent Residence Certificate (formerly State Subject)

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Any person who is or is deemed to be the citizen of India under provisions of constitution of India shall be permanent resident of State if on the 14th day of May 1954.

  • (a) He was a state subject of class I or class II
  • (b) Having lawfully acquired immovable property in the State, he has been ordinarily resident in the State for not less than ten years prior to the date.
  • (c)Any person who before 14th day of May, 1954 was a state subject of class I or class II having migrated after 1st day of March, 1947 to the territory, now included in Pakistan returns to state for resettlement in the state or for permanent return under the authority of any law by this State legislature shall on such return be given PRC.

State Subject of Class I or II shall have the meaning assigned in the {State Notification No.L/84 dated.20-4-1927 read with State Notification No.13/L dated.27th June 1932.


Any person who fulfills the above conditions can apply for PRC except any women who is married outside the state or a minor through his/ her father/ guardian to DC or Tehsildar concerned through an application supported by an affidavit and the following documents:

Revenue extracts of

  • a) Record of Rights ( Misli Hiqiyat)
  • b) Details of Pedegree table ( Shajra Nasb)
  • c) Khaka Dasti of the House
  • d) PRC of Father/Brother with relationship certificate.
  • e) Certificate of being un-married for ladies who are not married, such certificates remain in force till her marriage only. ( In case of married the certificate remains valid till the subsistance of the marriage only )
  • f) Copy of Electoral Roll.
  • g) Extract of Choola Bandi
  • h) Statements of Applicant/Father & two witnesses preferably Numbardar/Chowkidar has to be recorded by verifying officers in the Teshils.

  Download/View The Sample Proforma [In Text format . To be printed on A4 size paper ]

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