Apply Legal Heir Certificate Online – TNesevai Tamilnadu

Do you need a Legal Heir Certificate? If you read this post carefully you will know about legal Heir Certificate. Learn about this certificate before obtaining it.

What is legal Heir Certificate?

Legal Heir Certificate is a certificate issued by the government that a person is an heir. This certificate is very important to get the heirs of the deceased property.

Assets can only be transferred in your name if you have this certificate. Otherwise, no one can buy or sell the property. I have provided below as to who can purchase this certificate.

  • Wife of the deceased
  • son of the deceased
  • daughter of the deceased
  • Parents of the deceased
  • Sibling of the deceased

This Legal Heir Certificate can only be obtained by the above. This certificate of succession cannot be obtained by others.

How To Apply Legal Heir Certificate Online

You must open your account on the government website Tnesevai to obtain this certificate. If you do not have an account on the tnesevai website you can open a new account.

Learn how to get a new account using this link.

Once you have opened an account on the TNeGA website, select Revenue. Then a new screen will appear. In the search box, look for REV-114 Legal Heir Certificate.

Legal Heir Certificate Online

Instructions for applying Legal Heir Certificate

Service Description:

  • If the head or a member of the family expires, the next direct legal heir of the deceased such as the wife or husband or son or daughter or mother may apply for a legal-heirship certificate on the application for the purpose of transferring Electricity connection, House Tax, Telephone connection/pata transfer, Bank Account, etc. If the person who died is a Government servant, a legal heir certificate is issued for sanction of family pension and forgetting appointment on compassionate grounds.

Supporting Documents

  • Address of the deceased where he ordinarily resided before death (anyone from the below document list)
  • Divorce Copy
  • Death Certificate of First Wife
  • Evidence for second marriage
  • Self-Declaration of the spouse indicating all other legal heirs (including Mother in law)
  • Marriage Registration Certificate or Passport or Voter ID or Aadhaar Cards or NPR data to establish a relationship
  • Birth Certificate of all the children or T.C of all the children
  • Death Certificate of the deceased
  • Death Certificate of both the parents
  • Birth Certificate or Community Certificate or Passport or Aadhaar (all eligible heirs) or TC or NPR or Employee Service Board
  • Birth Certificate or TC or NPR or Employee Service Record or Community Certificate or Passport or Voter ID or Aadhaar of all eligible heirs
  • Guardianship order issued by Hon’ble Civil court to prove relationship to the heirs
  • Self-declaration of the parents
  • Self-Declaration of Applicant15. Document Proof for Legally Adoption

Application Fee

All you have to do is pay a fee of 60 rupees to get a Legal Heir Certificate.

On the screen that appears, click proceed.

You must have a can number to obtain this certificate. If you do not have a can number, find out how to get a can number using the link below.

Apply Legal Heir Certificate

If you have a can number, verify your can number. You can verify your can number by OTP sent to your phone number.

When this is done the Legal Heir form will appear on your screen. You must complete that form correctly.

Otherwise, you may be late in getting the legal heir certificate you need. I have provided below all the questions asked in that form. Read all those questions here and then fill them out.

Legal Heir Certificate Online form
  • Category of Applicant
  • Appellation
  • Applicant Name
  • Relationship
  • Father/ Husband / Guardian / Mother Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Aadhaar No

Current Address

  • State
  • District 
  • Taluk
  • Revenue Village
  • Street No. / Name
  • Building / Door / Flat No.
  • Pin Code

Permanent Address (If same as current address)

Contact Details

  • Phone / Landline No. with STD Code
  • Mobile Number
  • Email Id

Address of the deceased where ordinarily resided

  • State 
  • District 
  • Taluk
  • Revenue Village
  • Street No. / Name
  • Building / Door / Flat No.
  • Pin Code

Legal Heirs of the Deceased

  • Whether there are any Legally Adopted Heirs
  • Name
  • Age
  • Relationship to the Deceased
  • Marital Status
  • Living Status

After giving the correct answer to all the above questions, click add and select.Then upload the documents they tell you to upload.


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