Letter Writing

Application For Character Certificate

Do you know the importance of a character certificate? If not, let me tell you.  A character certificate plays an important role during admission or a job process. In fact, only reputed people of the community can write it. Therefore, you must know how to write an application for character certificate. In fact, without the correct format, you may end up wasting a lot of time.

application for character certificate

What Is A Character Certificate?

A character certificate ensures that you have good behavior. Above all, it shows that you don’t have criminal proceedings. In addition, it showcases that you also have great moral values. Therefore, you need to write an application for character certificate. In fact, you have to write it to a higher authority. In other words, your can write to the principal/ director/ school/ or college to get one. However, in India, there are some states that have online portals for applying for a character certificate.

Moreover, for writing an application for a character certificate, you need to ensure a few things.

  • Firstly, you haven’t changed your name
  • Secondly, you have a justified reason for applying for the character certificate
  • The third thing is that there is no criminal or civil case pending against you
  • Further, you were never a part of anti-national activities
  • Finally, you have a decent relationship with the people nearby

Guidelines To Write An Application For Character Certificate

#1: Write a short and precise address of you.

#2: Date on which you are writing.

#3: Write the receiver’s address.

#4: Write a compiling subject.

#5: Now address the receiver respectfully.

#6: In the first paragraph of the body, introduce yourself. Also, tell the reason for writing the letter. Explain in detail, why you need the character certificate.

Step 7: In the end, write your signature and name.

Format For Application For Character Certificate

Your name

Your address


The Principal

School/College name,


Subject – Application for Character Certificate

Respected Sir/Madam,

I am (Your Name), a student of (Write your class) in your school/college. I am writing this to request you provide a character certificate so that I can submit it to (XYZ).

(Mention the reason). Therefore, I request you to issue me my character certificate asap.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully

(Your Name),


(Contact Details)


Sample Letters

Application For Character Certificate

(For School)

Santosh Verma

44B, Park street, Pitampura

Delhi – 110034


The Principal

St. John High school


Delhi – 110034

Subject: Requesting a Character Certificate

Respected Sir,

I am Santosh Verma, a student of Class X “B” in your school. This is to request you provide my character certificate.

As I am switching, I need to submit it further for my junior college. I was a student in your school for the last 2 years. I’ve never been in any kind of trouble during this period of time. Therefore, I request you to issue me my character certificate. Also, I have attached my school Id card.

At the same time, I request you to provide me with the details of my overall performance in the exam. This is to submit it further.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully

Santosh Verma,

X “B”


Copy of School ID card

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Application For Character Certificate

(For College)

Simi Agrawal

6th lane,

Pratap Nagar

Nagpur- 440010

August 2, 2022

The Principal

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College

Nagpur- 440013

Subject: Application for a Character Certificate

Respected Madam,

I Simi Agrawal, a B.Sc final year student in your college. This is to ask you for a character certificate. I need it for my higher studies as well as for the job.

Additionally, you already know that for every government job, we need it.

So, please provide me with the certificate as soon as possible. Likewise, I can apply for my further plans.

Thank you very much.

Yours faithfully,

Simi Agrawal

B.Sc Final Year Student

Frequently Asked Questions On Application For Character Certificate

 Q2. What is conduct and character certificate?

Q3. Do colleges provide character certificate?

 Q5. Is character certificate important for job?

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