Submit a digital life certificate online to continue your pension, here’s a step-by-step process


The pensioner is not required to appear personally before the Pension Disbursing Officer for DLC.

Submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra ensures that the pensioner is still alive. On this basis, a pension is issued. A life certificate is not required after the death of the pensioners.

Digital Life Certificate (digital life certificate) Pension to pensioners (Pension) A life certificate to the Pension Disbursing Authority every year for continuance (Jeevan Pramaan Patra) has to be submitted. However, now Digital Life Certificate (DLC) can be submitted online using the Jeevan Pramaan service. It is a biometric-enabled digital service for pensioners of Central or State Governments. For this, it is necessary to link the pension account with Aadhaar. However, it is not necessary to link the mobile number with Aadhaar. The pensioner need not appear personally before the Pension Disbursing Officer for Jeevan Pramaan.

DLC can be obtained from Jeevan Pramaan Centers like Banks, Government Offices, Post Offices, or JeevanPramaan App. The app can be downloaded from This requires an approved biometric fingerprint or iris scanning device.