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Government Of Assam Social Welfare Directorate of Social Welfare (Social Justice and Empowerment Sector)

Apply for certificate of Differently abled


  • 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 to 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 streamlining the tracking of physical and financial progress of beneficiary at all levels of the 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.