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Goa Property Registration


Goa Property Registration

The Indian Registration (Goa, Daman and Diu Amendment) Act, 1985 governs the property registration process in Goa. Any transactions that involve the sale of the immovable property should be registered to ensure a clear transfer of title to the property owner. The property registration process consists of the preparation of documents, paying the applicable stamp duty and registration charges for the sale deed to be legally recorded at the sub-registrar’s office. The Revenue Department manages the transfer of property or the registration in Goa. In this article, we look at the procedure for Goa property registration in detail.

Purpose of Property Registration

The following are the purposes of property registration:

  • The document of transfer of a property will be a permanent record once if registering in the office of Sub-Registrar.
  • Registration of property is giving the information to the public that the owner has transferred to the buyer by the owner.
  • If any person intends to buy a property, they can easily verify the record-index available in the sub-Registrar office. So one can ascertain in whose name the last transfer deed has been registered.

Required Documents

The following documents are essential while getting registration approval from the concerned authorities.

  • Deed registration document or ‘Dalil’ and other relevant land documents
  • No Objection Certificate
  • Digital photograph of the property
  • Proof of ownership
  • Proof of payment of stamp duty
  • Proof of identity of any two witnesses
  • Proof of identity
  • A map explaining the structure of the property
  • Power of attorney and the pertinent documents (in some instances)

Application Procedure

Step 1: The applicant should register his/her land transaction document in the Office of the Sub-Registrar.

Step 2: Then he/she should acquire the land registration document known as “Dalil” ( Gift Deed Registration/Sale Deed Registration/ or any Registration Deed arising from the above process of owning land), then the applicant should visit Tehsil office (TK) and apply for mutation in Form No.21 of TRLR ACT (Application form for Mutation).

Step 3: Tehsildar will acknowledge the receipt of the application form 21 by making a counter-foil, duly filled in, dated and signed. Then he would enter the details in his Mutation register (form 20 of TRLR Act.)

Step 4: Generating notice and serving to all landholders with a date fixed for the hearing. If receiving any objection to the mutation either in writing or orally to the Tehsil office before the date of hearing, will be recorded in the disputed mutation case register (Form 22 of TRLR ACT). The acknowledgement of the objection will be in Form 23 TRLR Act.

Step 5: The Circle officer (DCM or RI) will test the entries in the mutation and shall order for field enquiry to the Tehsil office before the date of hearing. Conduct field enquiry by an Amin.

Step 6: After hearing, the applicant can submit Form B (Form for getting new RoR (Record of Rights). Simultaneously, the Tehsil office will be preparing the Touzi mill Register, Badar Register, Jama Bandi Register and will send the case record to DCM’s office. After verifying all the documents, DCM will pass an order of mutation over Form B.

Step 7: When handing over of Khatian( Record of Rights), the charges of Rs.15 per page of Khatian requires from the applicant and Rs 4/- per extra page of the concerned Khatian. Then an applicant will receive an acknowledgement receipt to the concerned applicant as a proof of collection of charge.