Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance Certificate

Last Updated at: March 02, 2020
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Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance Certificate

Purchasing a property involves quite a good amount of groundwork, especially verifying all the important documents. If you are looking to buy one, then you must be aware of one of the most essential documents – Encumbrance certificate. 

It is an important legal document related to property and real estate in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It ensures the property in question is free from all the debts, both in monetary as well as legal terms is Encumbrance certificate.  The certificate provides proof that the property for which the encumbrance certificate was issued can be sold and its ownership can be transferred without any lawsuit to be faced. The Encumbrance certificate also contains the details of every legal transaction and financial transactions made against the property in question. The Andhra Pradesh Registration and Stamp department issues the encumbrance certificate.

Importance of Encumbrance Certificate

The importance of Encumbrance certificate for the issues related to the property in Andhra Pradesh are mentioned as follows

  • For applying for the loan from banks and other financial institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh the Encumbrance certificate should also be furnished that certifies the land or the property in question has not been already mortgaged.
  • To transfer the ownership of the title of the property to the buyer the seller needs to provide the Encumbrance certificate as evidence of ownership of the title.
  • For updating the land tax records, in the case of property tax due by 3 years, the encumbrance certificate is to be submitted to the village officer
  • Also, for the withdrawal of the PF amount to purchase a property or construction of the house the Encumbrance certificate is required.

Details mentioned in the Encumbrance Certificate

The details related to the property mentioned in the encumbrance certificate.

  • The name of the property owner
  • Details of the property are mentioned in the encumbrance certificate
  • All the transactions made related to the property are mentioned in the encumbrance certificate in the order of their occurrence.
  • Details about the mortgaged property if the property was purchased on loan.
  • Description of the property, its details, following the sale deed is mentioned in the encumbrance certificate.
  • If the property was purchased in partnership and one of the partners decides to release his share of the property, the Encumbrance Certificate will contain all the details related to it.

Property registration online

Cost to obtain the encumbrance certificate

The Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance certificate can be obtained by paying a small fee, which is dependent upon the time duration of the Encumbrance certificate. The Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance certificate is provided for two durations

  • For time duration of up to 30 years -Rs 200
  • For 30 years and above -Rs 500

After the fees are paid the encumbrance certificate is obtained within a day.

Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance Search

To facilitate the buyers of the property, and help them verify the actual details of it before completing the ownership transfer and purchasing the property. The Andhra Pradesh Registration Department started the online services, but it has some limitations. The Andhra Pradesh Registration Department can only search for the Encumbrance certificate of the properties and its related transactions that were done after Jan 1, 1983. For getting EC (Encumbrance Certificates) of the property before the mentioned date the interested parties have to approach the SELF REGULATORY ORGANIZATIONS (SRO)

How to search Encumbrance Certificate

  1. With Document Number: From the drop-down menu, the user needs to select the document number, registration year and has to fill in the registered SRO. Once everything is selected the user needs to enter the captcha and click on the SUBMIT button.
  2. With Memo Number: from the drop-down menu, select the registration year, registered SRO and select the memo number. Then the user needs to enter the captcha and click on the SUBMIT button.

In case if the interested user doesn’t have the memo number or the document number, he can select the “NONE” option. After the selection is made the user will be redirected on to a different page where the search can be made with the following pieces of information provided 

  • District name 
  • Property name 
  • Property (land, building, site) details 
  • Property’s boundary details 

After furnishing the above-mentioned details, the user needs to enter the captcha and click on the SUBMIT button. 

The Application process of Andhra Pradesh encumbrance certificate through MeeSeva

  1. The User must visit the MeeSeva franchise and ask the agent to apply for the Encumbrance certificate on his behalf in the required format.
  2. The required fees should be paid to MeeSeva agent for further processing the Encumbrance certificate application
  3. The application is done online by visiting the Andhra Pradesh Registration department website and the user will get updates regarding the application of the certificate through SMS alerts.
  4. The Mode of delivery of the certificate is to be provided as per the convenience of the applicant.
  5. After the request is approved by the regulatory office, the encumbrance certificate is delivered via speed post to the mentioned address. The user can manually collect the same from the MeeSeva franchise too.

 

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Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance Certificate

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Purchasing a property involves quite a good amount of groundwork, especially verifying all the important documents. If you are looking to buy one, then you must be aware of one of the most essential documents – Encumbrance certificate. 

It is an important legal document related to property and real estate in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It ensures the property in question is free from all the debts, both in monetary as well as legal terms is Encumbrance certificate.  The certificate provides proof that the property for which the encumbrance certificate was issued can be sold and its ownership can be transferred without any lawsuit to be faced. The Encumbrance certificate also contains the details of every legal transaction and financial transactions made against the property in question. The Andhra Pradesh Registration and Stamp department issues the encumbrance certificate.

Importance of Encumbrance Certificate

The importance of Encumbrance certificate for the issues related to the property in Andhra Pradesh are mentioned as follows

  • For applying for the loan from banks and other financial institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh the Encumbrance certificate should also be furnished that certifies the land or the property in question has not been already mortgaged.
  • To transfer the ownership of the title of the property to the buyer the seller needs to provide the Encumbrance certificate as evidence of ownership of the title.
  • For updating the land tax records, in the case of property tax due by 3 years, the encumbrance certificate is to be submitted to the village officer
  • Also, for the withdrawal of the PF amount to purchase a property or construction of the house the Encumbrance certificate is required.

Details mentioned in the Encumbrance Certificate

The details related to the property mentioned in the encumbrance certificate.

  • The name of the property owner
  • Details of the property are mentioned in the encumbrance certificate
  • All the transactions made related to the property are mentioned in the encumbrance certificate in the order of their occurrence.
  • Details about the mortgaged property if the property was purchased on loan.
  • Description of the property, its details, following the sale deed is mentioned in the encumbrance certificate.
  • If the property was purchased in partnership and one of the partners decides to release his share of the property, the Encumbrance Certificate will contain all the details related to it.

Property registration online

Cost to obtain the encumbrance certificate

The Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance certificate can be obtained by paying a small fee, which is dependent upon the time duration of the Encumbrance certificate. The Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance certificate is provided for two durations

  • For time duration of up to 30 years -Rs 200
  • For 30 years and above -Rs 500

After the fees are paid the encumbrance certificate is obtained within a day.

Andhra Pradesh Encumbrance Search

To facilitate the buyers of the property, and help them verify the actual details of it before completing the ownership transfer and purchasing the property. The Andhra Pradesh Registration Department started the online services, but it has some limitations. The Andhra Pradesh Registration Department can only search for the Encumbrance certificate of the properties and its related transactions that were done after Jan 1, 1983. For getting EC (Encumbrance Certificates) of the property before the mentioned date the interested parties have to approach the SELF REGULATORY ORGANIZATIONS (SRO)

How to search Encumbrance Certificate

  1. With Document Number: From the drop-down menu, the user needs to select the document number, registration year and has to fill in the registered SRO. Once everything is selected the user needs to enter the captcha and click on the SUBMIT button.
  2. With Memo Number: from the drop-down menu, select the registration year, registered SRO and select the memo number. Then the user needs to enter the captcha and click on the SUBMIT button.

In case if the interested user doesn’t have the memo number or the document number, he can select the “NONE” option. After the selection is made the user will be redirected on to a different page where the search can be made with the following pieces of information provided 

  • District name 
  • Property name 
  • Property (land, building, site) details 
  • Property’s boundary details 

After furnishing the above-mentioned details, the user needs to enter the captcha and click on the SUBMIT button. 

The Application process of Andhra Pradesh encumbrance certificate through MeeSeva

  1. The User must visit the MeeSeva franchise and ask the agent to apply for the Encumbrance certificate on his behalf in the required format.
  2. The required fees should be paid to MeeSeva agent for further processing the Encumbrance certificate application
  3. The application is done online by visiting the Andhra Pradesh Registration department website and the user will get updates regarding the application of the certificate through SMS alerts.
  4. The Mode of delivery of the certificate is to be provided as per the convenience of the applicant.
  5. After the request is approved by the regulatory office, the encumbrance certificate is delivered via speed post to the mentioned address. The user can manually collect the same from the MeeSeva franchise too.

 

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