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What is the CAN Number?
CAN Number is nothing but Common Account Number used in Tamil Nadu to save citizen’s personal data in TN Esevai database.
CAN Number is given for every citizen in Tamil Nadu to apply government services. Government can save the details of citizen in one time registration.
Then it will use for applying services online. You don’t need give all the credentials when applying for each and every application.
If you give your CAN number then it automatically fill the basic credentials of citizen.
Why we need CAN Number?
When you try to apply certificates or any other services online in Tamil Nadu in the application form it requires CAN number. You cannot apply online services without a CAN number. So we need to create CAN number for applicant before apply to the service. For example, we need this number to apply online for Community certificate, Nativity Certificate, Income Certificate, First Graduate Certificate.
How to Register CAN Number Online in TNEGA
We will tell you the procedure to get CAN number online in this article. Before that you have create one account in TNEGA. If you don’t know the process to create account in TNEGA then read my previous article or click the below link.
Read Also : How to create account in TNEGA.
Firstly, you have to sign in to your TNEGA account. You have to visit tnesevai.tn.gov.in. After opening the official website then click citizen login and sign in to your TNEGA account. If you don’t have account then read my previous article and sign up to a new account.
After signing in to your account choose Revenue department to open the online services available in revenue department. For reference see the following below image. If you click revenue department then it shows the available online services.
After that to apply this number you have to click any one of the listed online services. For example, I choose REV 101 Community Certificate to apply. You can choose as per your wish. The window looks similar to the below image.
Then a new screen will open as like below image. They have mentioned the service description, Supporting Documents, and Application fees. Government only requires Rs: 60 for each service. You have to click “proceed” button to move to the next screen.
Moreover, an application form will open in a new window requires the details of the applicant and can number. It asks to create this number if the applicant don’t have this unique number. So click the “Register can” option to apply.
Fill the Applicant Details
A new window will open requires the credentials of the applicant in detail. Certainly, you have to fill this carefully. Because it is a one time registration process. I will guide you here to ill each and every box.
|Document Type 1
|You cannot choose anything here. Because it will be set aadhaar card as default.
|Here you can enter the applicant aadhaar number.
|Document Type 2
|You can choose either Ration Card or Epic Number or Srilanka Ration card
|Here you have select the correct appellation of the applicant either Thiru or Thirumathi,Selvi, Selvan)
|You have enter the correct name of the applicant.
|Also you have to enter the applicant name in Tamil.
|Choose the correct gender either Male or Female
|You have choose the Martial status of the applicant either married or unmarried
|Date of Birth
|Choose the correct Date of Birth of the applicant
|choose any one of the relationship either father, mother, husband, guardian
|Father/Husband/Mother/ Guardian Name
|Give the name of the selected relationship in English.
|Thanthai/ Kanavar/ Thaai/ Pathukavalar Peyar
|Give also the name of the selected relationship in Tamil.
|Give the mother name of the applicant in English.
|Give also the mother name o the applicant in Tamil.
|Also select the religion of the applicant.
|Also Select the community
|Give the occupation of the applicant.
|Give the educational qualification of applicant.
CAN Number OTP Verification
If you fill the above all details correctly then click “Generate OTP”option. If you click this link then it will send an One time password to your email id and phone no. Further, you can give the OTP to verify your account. After verification you can get your unique number.
CAN Number Edit
If you want to edit any details given then you can edit after the creation of this no.
Reference You Tube Video
Further, if you have any doubts regarding this topic then watch the you tube video given below as reference.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can i get if i forget my CAN number?
If you orget your CAN number then you can find it through the forget option. It will send one time password to your phone no. Then you can verify to get back.
What is the meaning of CAN number?
It is nothing but a unique id given to the citizen by the government. The government can save the citizen particular’s under the unique id to apply services online.
So this is the process for creation of CAN number through online. Of course, people don’t want to go Taluk office to get. Instead, you can apply this for online. It saves your valuable time. If you have any doubts or issues regarding this topic then ask me on comment box. I will help you.