TNREGINET is a portal developed under which the Government of Tamil Nadu to simplify the registration process relating to property and many more. Through this article, you will have substantial knowledge of how to get your Encumbrance Certificate in Tamil Nadu by both online and offline methods.
By Encumbrance Certificate, a seller provides details of various transactional histories related to the property and the property owner. It certifies that the property is free from any monetary liabilities, and the seller is one and the original seller of the property. This provides a safeguard to the buyer about the history of the property.
Since we know that EC is an important document, we should look at how to get it online by the Tamil Nadu Government’s services.
So with this, we should have an understanding of the importance of the encumbrance certificate:
- Encumbrance Certificate includes the property owner’s name to ensure that you are dealing with the legal owner while buying/selling the property.
- EC also contains details of a property, such as the property area, total floors in the building, height of the building, etc.
- Transactions involving the property as a medium are also mentioned in EC.
- Any mortgage and gift deed will be listed too listed in the document.
Before proceeding any further, we should look into the application fees for getting a signed copy of the Encumbrance Certificate. So what does it cost to have an Encumbrance certificate in Tamil Nadu?
- Here the application fee starts at Rs. 1 for the form.
- Now for the first year of information that you want the details to costs RS15.
- With subsequent additional year’s you will have to pay Rs 5
How To Get Encumbrance Certificate In Tamil Nadu Online?
1. Visit Official Website
The link for the portal is https://tnreginet.gov.in/portal/.
2. Select ‘E-Services’
3. Click On ‘Encumbrance Certificate’
4. View Encumbrance Certificate
5. Select Options
6. Fill In The Fields
7. Select The Search Button
8. Choose A Proper Option
9. Fill Required Details
10. Get EC
All details associated with the estate will be displayed. Click on the Print option to download the Encumbrance Certificate, which would be a signed one.
How To Get Encumbrance Certificate In Tamil Nadu Through Offline Mode
1. To get the EC (Encumbrance Certificate) through offline mode with the registrar, the applicant must visit the respective sub-registrar office where the respective land is registered.
2. Link to know the sub-registrar office is https://tnreginet.gov.in/portal/webHP?requestType=ApplicationRH&actionVal=homePage&screenId=114&UserLocaleID=en&_csrf=f973f881-84f4-4871-8a09-691987f85def#
3. The applicant shall obtain the application form for EC at the sub-registrar office, fill in the form with details and submit the same with a non-judicial stamp attached along with documents to the respective authority as instructed.
4. Authorities will disclose the fees to be paid for the certificate.
5. A Receipt comprising of Acknowledgement ID is handed out to the applicant.
6. The department will process the application for the number of years mentioned.
7. SMS is sent to the applicants on registered mobile informing the status of the application. As per status, the applicant shall visit the office to receive the certificate.
We should always have a background check of the property and the owner before engaging ourselves in buying a home’s legal formalities. But earlier with the offline process, these details like EC, etc. took time, which created time pressure in buying property. But with these online services in place, we can get the things done in just a matter of clicks, and we should always look forward to it.