A Patta is a land revenue record, whereas a Chitta contains information like a
property’s area, size, ownership, etc. In
2015 the Tamil Nadu Government merged these two documents and created a single
document called Patta Chitta. Tamil Nadu’
State Government also launched an online portal where all the land-related
information is available
Issued by Tamil Nadu’S State Government, Patta is a legal document that is also
commonly known as the Record of Rights
(ROR). It comprises name of the owner, district name, tax-related information,
subdivision and survey number, etc.
Chitta can be denoted as a land revenue document, which contains information regarding the area, ownership, size, etc.,
of a particular land. It is maintained by a Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and the Taluk Office. This document
also classifies land into punjai or dry land and nanjai or wet land.
After 2015, this particular document cannot be acquired separately as both Patta and Chitta have been combined into a
single document format.
Now that you have a clear understanding of what is patta chitta, know which documents you must submit while applying for
it using the official website launched by the TN State Government:
Once you have all these documents prepared, find the process to check this land record in the following section.
Follow the simple steps mentioned below to go ahead with your Patta Chitta online application:
Step 1: Visit the online portal first and choose your preferred language between Tamil and English.
Step 2: Find the header ‘View Patta Copy/ A-Register Extract’ and choose ‘View Patta & FMB/ Chitta/ TSLR Extract’ option from there.
Step 3: From the drop-down menu, select the name of a district and choose between ‘Urban’ and ‘Rural’ options in fields marked as ‘Area Type’. Then, go ahead and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
Step 4: After submitting a property’s details, you will get a certificate issued online from the Town Survey Land Register. It generally contains the construction type of a property, locality, municipal door number, survey number, etc.
After submitting the application of your Tamil Nadu Patta Chitta, you can check its status by logging into Tamil Nadu’s e-District website. Follow the steps mentioned below to check its status online:
Step 1: After logging in to this site, enter the ‘Application ID.’
Step 2: Provide the captcha code after that and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page where the status of your application will be displayed.
You can also check Patta Chitta’s validity status certificate issued online. For that, first you need to add the reference number and follow the below-mentioned steps to check its verification details.
Step 1: Start by visiting Tamil Nadu’s Patta Chitta portal and login using your credentials.
Step 2: Next, find the ‘Verify Wed Issued Patta/A-Register Extract’ tab and select the ‘Verify Patta’ option.
Step 3: Enter your reference number and click on ‘Submit.’
After that, your Patta verification details will be provided to you.
The process to change the name on the Patta Chitta is generally done offline. Here are its steps:
Step 1: Visit a Taluk or Village Administration Office.
Step 2: Fill up a Patta Transfer form.
Step 3: Provide all the supportive documents.
Once you complete the procedure, a new Patta will be issued to you within 15-20 days. Patta Chitta certificate is often required to access the benefits of various government schemes. Also, it can help you to streamline your home loan application process and get substantial funds from Bajaj Housing Finance Against an attractive interest rate.
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