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Government Of Assam Women & Child Development

Apply for Certificate of Differently abled

  • Checklist:

    • Differently abled certificate can help the persons to avail the schemes and benefits
    • The Medical Authorities have been selected to issue the Medical Certificate 
    • In case of Singular Disability, specialists doctors working in Govt. Hospitals have been appointed
    • In case of Multiple Disabilities, a board is constituted by the Commissioner of the concerned district


    Unique ID for Persons with Disabilities project is being implemented with a view of creating a National Database for PwDs, and to issue a Unique Disability Identity Card to each person with disabilities. The project will not only encourage transparency, efficiency and ease of delivering the government benefits to the person with disabilities, but also ensure uniformity.The project will also help in stream-lining the tracking of physical and financial progress of beneficiary at all levels of hierarchy of implementation – from village level, block level, District level , State level and National level.

    The Government of Assam has notified the Medical Authorities to issue Certificate for the Differently abled persons. The Government has notified the selected Authorities as competent to issue the Certificates. 

    Process Flow

    Follow the Guidelines given below in Schedule I

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. He should be a citizen of India
    2. He/she should have a physical disability 

    Documents Required

    1. Signature/Thumb impression of the patient.
    2. Countersigned by the
    3. Medial Superintendent/CMO/Head of
    4. Hospital (with seal)
    5. Recent attested photograph showing the disability affixed here. 

    Important Timeline

    Validity : Permanent 

    How to apply

    Follow the guidelines as given in Schedule I 

    Schedule IGuidelines to obtain Disability CertificateDownload

    Type of Service

    Online and Offline Both

    Whom to Contact

    Department of Social Justice and Empowerment , Assam.