What is Patta?
A ‘Patta’ is a legal document issued to the owner of land by the Tamil Nadu Government. It is the proof or record of revenue in relation to the piece of land owned by the respective person. The ‘Patta’ (also known as the Record of Rights or ROR) is obtained from the district office of the Tahsildar, where the land is located.
The Patta will comprise the following details: The Patta numberThe owner’s nameName of the district/taluk/villageSurvey number and subdivisionThe total area of the landInformation on tax paidLand classification - wetland or dryland
What is Chitta?
The Chitta is a land revenue document, pertaining to a piece of land, maintained by the Village Administration Officer (VOA) and the district office of the Tahsildar, where the land is located. While the document provides information regarding ownership of land, area of land, survey number, location details, etc. the defining quality is to classify it as a wetland property or dryland property.
Pattachitta: The Unification
In 2015, the Government of Tamil Nadu decided to unify ‘Patta’ and ‘Chitta’ into a single document called ‘Pattachitta’. The ‘Pattachitaa’ is an important piece of legal document that is required for all property-related transactions.
How to apply for Pattachitta online?
After the unification of ‘Patta’ and ‘Chitta’, the Tamil Nadu Government made the Pattachitta application process entirely online. Please refer to the steps below to understand how to apply for Pattachitta online:
Visit the Pattachitta website and select between the two available languages - English or Tamil, to view the website content in the respective language.Select the Patta & FMB or Chitta or TSLR Extract with respect to the district where the property is situated. Property details and other details such as ward/block/survey number, etc. are also required.After entering all the details the application is submitted online. The system then generates a Pattachitta certificate from the Town Survey Land Register, which comprises all details regarding the property, such as the municipality, ward/block/survey number. Etc An application is prepared and submitted to the Tehsildar’s office in accordance with the location of the property and his/her jurisdiction.The application is accepted or rejected in accordance with the verification process conducted by the Tehsildar’s office, including documents submitted.
How to transfer Pattachitta Tamil Nadu on sale of a property?
The transfer of Pattachitta Tamil Nadu to the ‘Tehsildar’ (tax officer) takes place on the sale of land or property. The procedure to transfer Pattachitta Tamil Nadu to the ‘Tehsildar’(tax officer) is similar to applying for Pattachitta.
Copy of sale deed (with the original document for verification).Electricity bill, property tax receipt, etc, documents that support proof of ownership.Encumbrance certificate
Documents required to transfer Pattachitta Tamil Nadu on sale of a property
Apart from an application, in order to transfer Pattachitta Tamil Nadu, certain documents are also required to be submitted.
How to verify the application for the transfer status of Pattachitta Tamil Nadu?
To verify the application for transfer status of Pattachitta Tamil Nadu, please refer to the steps below:
Go to the Tamil Nadu E-district portal.Enter the Pattachitta application number, followed by the respective ‘captcha’ value’.Click on ‘Get Status’ to view the application status