About Us Life Certificate

To comply with local regulations which do not allow large gatherings and require safe distancing, Consulate General of India in Milan has decided to accept application for Life Certificate by post. 

Who can apply:

Indian Nationals living in the areas of Lombardy, Piedmont, Aosta Valley, Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Liguria and Emilia-Romagna can apply for Life Certificate at the Consulate General of India in  Milan, by courier.

Mandatory documents to be submitted:

  1. Miscellaneous Service application form. (Click herefor application form) : Fill and sign the application form(it is mandatory to provide mobile number that can be reached during working hours).
  2. Whatsapp enabled mobile number to be given in the application for verification.
  3. Life Certificate (Click here for Life Certificate) : Duly filled and signed form to be submitted in duplicate (Two copies to submitted).
  4. Original Passport/OCI card.
  5. Two clear copies of Passport/OCI card.
  6. Legalised copy (copia conforme) of a valid or expired Permesso Di Soggiorno along with copy of richevuta if applied for reissue of Permesso Di Soggiorno
  7. Copy of Residence Proof Carta d’Identita, any Utility bill, ospitalità etc. (Self attested) Two clear copies of passport.
  8. Three latest passport size photographs.  
  9. Ritorno AirWayBill for dispatch of Life Certificate and passport.

*Kindly note that fee for Life Certificate is exempted for applications from Courier.

How to apply:

Duly filled application along with all mandatory documents can be submitted using DHL Courier. Click here for dedicated link. Fill your details correctly at the above link, after payment you would receive following AirWayBills at your email:

a. ANDATA/First shipment and applicants copy(from Applicants address to Consulate)

b. RITORNO/Return Shipment and applicant copy(from Consulate to Applicants address.

Keep the applicants copies of both AirWaybills for future reference. You can then put your duly complete application in a normal envelope and visit nearest DHL centre. Upon presenting the payment receipts you should get an ANDATA/Outgoing Envelope from DHL; put all mandatory documents in the ANDATA Envelope. Please write the Code “LIFE-CERT” on the ANDATA envelope for easy sorting at the Consulate. Paste the ANDATA AirWayBIll on ANDATA/Outgoing Envelope and send to the Consulate. You can track your delivery status using the AirWayBill Numbers.