How To Register Property in India – A Guide

How to register property in India

Welcome back, today we’ve prepared a property registration guide that includes all the information you might need to register property in Telangana or anywhere else in India.


  • What is property registration?

  • Why registration is important

  • Documents and information you need to carry

  • Registration Fees

  • Laws applicable

  • Other tips to follow

  • QnA


What is property registration?

Property registration in Telangana

Property registration is the act of registering a newly purchased property at a respective state’s registrar’s office in India. It’s something that needs to be done as soon as the purchase is made, and Section 17 of the Registration Act 1908 has made this mandatory.


This Act has made it legally mandatory for property buyers to complete their registration and pay a certain portion of the deal value towards stamp duty along with its respective registration charges according to their respective state governments.


Why registration is important 

Why registering your property is important

Property registration is one that is extremely important as it’s the only way you can prove property ownership later on.


While people think that avoiding property registration is a good way to save money, it in turn only ends with you having to pay a lot more; as you could end up losing your property.


Documents and information you need to carry

Documents and information you need to carry

In order to register your property, you need to have the following documents with you when you register online or go to the registrar’s office:


  1. Description of the Property: Property Number, Property Area, Pin code, etc.

  2. Type of Property: Flat, Plot, Agricultural, etc.

  3. Ownership type: Purchase, Gift, Lease, etc.

  4. Owner Details: Name, Age, Occupation, Parent’s Name, etc.

  5. Property proof: Title deed, Power of attorney

Further documents that you might need may include: 

  • The original property document bearing the signatures of all the parties involved.

  • Challan/DD evidencing payment of full stamp duty, transfer duty (if any), Registration fees and user charges

  • Section 32A photo form of executants/claimants/witnesses.

  • Two credible persons(as witnesses), who will identify the parties and identity cards with photos of such persons.

  • Address proof of the executants and witnesses.

Documents that may be used as address proof are as follows:

  • Aadhar card.

  • Passport issued by Government of India

  • Driving license issued by Transport Department

  • PAN Card issued by IT Department

  • Ration card issued by Civil Supplies Department

  • Voter ID issued by Election Commission of India

  • Photograph capturing Frontal view of the property (8×6 inches)

  • GPA /SPA, if any in original and its Photostat copy.

  • Link documents copies.

  • Webland copy in respect of agricultural properties.

  • Pattadaar passbooks and title deeds in original and their copies in respect of agricultural property transactions.

Registration Fees

Registration fees in India

Property registration rates vary state-wise in India, and these charges range from the type of property to how it was acquired and who the owner is.


For the sake of this blog here’s a sheet that is inclusive of all the latest property registration fees listed document-wise in Telangana.

Laws applicable

Laws Applicable

The following laws are applicable when it comes to property registration: 

  • Registration Act, 1908 (Section 17): It states that all transactions involving the sale of immovable property for more than Rs 100 must be registered.


  • The Indian Stamp Act, 1889: Obligates buyers to pay stamp duty on the registration of documents. The law also serves as a kind of monetary legislation.


Other tips to follow 

Other tips to follow

  • Prepare and crosscheck that you have all your documents in advance before paying a visit to the registrar’s office.

  • Set an amount aside to pay towards registration charges and other miscellaneous unseen charges.

  • Try to get your property registration done in the registrar’s office, or opt only for the original government property registration website if you decide to do your registration online.

  • Pick a proper time slot to get your registration done, and observe punctuality to have a smooth registration process.

  • Lastly, don’t overlook your property registration as you could end up losing a lot more than just money.


Questions and Answers

 Here are a few questions that people ask related to property registration:

  1. How long does it take for the registration process to end?

Ans. The registration process online and offline can last anywhere between 15 minutes to 2 hours.

  1. How long does it take for a property to get registered?

Ans. It can take up to 2 weeks for your property to get registered.

  1. Where do I go to pick up my registered property documents?

Ans. After two weeks, you need to visit the sub-registrar’s office to pick up your registered property documents.

  1. What is the registration fee for property registration in India?

Ans. For almost all states in India, the registration fees are 1% of the property deal value.

  1. Is it necessary to register a property?

Ans. It is legally mandatory for Indian citizens to get their property registered, under Section 17 of the Registration Act, 1908.

For more information on the registration procedure, timelines, and other fees that might be applicable, click here.

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