What is Patta Chitta?

Patta and Chitta is an online application. Patta and Chitta are records of land revenue in the state of Tamil Nadu, which is maintained by Government of Tamil Nadu.

Patta Chitta- revenue record maintained by Government of Tamil Nadu

Patta and Chitta are very important documents in the state of Tamil Nadu, which is a state in the south of India. These documents play a very important role in all such transactions, which are related with properties, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. These transactions of property include transfer of property, property pledge, legal opinion related to property and so many other similar transactions, which is done within the state of Tamil Nadu.

What is Patta?

Patta is a record, which is maintained by Government of Tamil Nadu. This government record contains all details of the land in Tamil Nadu. These details include the details of ownership of land, the total area of land, location of the land and all details of land survey.

This Patta document is essential when someone makes a deal in land, in the state of Tamil Nadu. Any one making a purchase of any property in Tamil Nadu, must verify the Patta documents first. This verification of Patta document ensures that the property in transaction is being purchased from the rightful and the legal owner only. This information is a guaranteed information as per the records of Government of Tamil Nadu.

The seller of a property in Tamil Nadu must have a valid Patta for the land she/he is selling, for having a Clear Title for Property. The buyer of the land must submit an application to the related Taluka office, for transfer of Patta to the name of the buyer, after the buyer purchases the land. This will help the buyer to maintain a legally clear title for the purchased land.

What is Chitta?

Chitta is again a Tamil Nadu Government document. This government document pertains to any immovable property, which is being maintained by either the concerned Village Administrative Officer or the VAO or by the Taluka office.

This government document Chitta, provides the classification of the land, between Nanjai and Punjai. Chitta also provides all details of the legal owner of the land or of the immovable property.

Nanjai is the name of the land which has plenty of resources for water supply, such as water bodies, rivers, canals, ponds, water reservoirs etc. Punjai is the land with lesser resources for water supply, such as fewer water bodies. But, Punjai has the provision of having facilities like bore wells.

Apply for Patta Chitta Online

All the records of Patta and Chitta are maintained by the Government of Tamil Nadu through the process of computerization of the records. These Patta and Chitta documents are available for all online only. Anyone can approach the concerned Taluka office to have information about Patta Chitta or access Patta Chitta online.

Steps to obtain Patta Chitta online

Step 1 – Log on to the Tamil Nadu Patta Chitta website is a bilingual web site, which is available in both Tamil and English language. For the English version, click here.

Tamil Nadu Patta Chitta Website

Step 2 - Select Patta and FMB/Chitta/TSLR Extract and choose the district where your property is located.

Select District where the property is located in Tamil Nadu

Step 3 - Add the details of the property. These details include name of the Taluka, name of the Village, details of Ward and Block etc. The concerned person also needs to provide the details of Survey number and the number of the Sub Division.

Add detail of the property

Step 4 - This Patta Chitta from Town Survey Land Register is made available to the person after submission of al details related to the property in question. The certificates are provided online by the Town Survey Land register. These certificates will be with all the details of the property in question. These details will also include municipal door number, locality of the land, type of lands etc. This validity of the issued certificates can also be checked online.

Patta Chitta Certificate

Check the status of your Patta Chitta Online

If you wish to check the status of your Patta Chitta you can do so here. As soon as you enter your Application ID the status of your Patta Chitta will be reflected.

Check Validity of your Patta Certificate Online

The validity of the issued certificates can be checked online here. All you need to do is add your reference number.

Fee to obtain Patta Online

You have to pay nominal fee of Rs.100 to obtain Patta online.

Also Read About: TNREGINET Tamil Nadu Land Record Online Portal

How to Transfer Patta Chitta?

Patta and Chitta are requested from the related Taluka office by any prospective buyer of a property or by a bank. Patta Chitta must be verified by the concerned Taluka office to be considered as valid.

In any case of seeking a Patta Chitta, the property owner can approach the related Taluka office or the office of the Village administrative Officer or the VAO.

For Patta Chitta transfer cases since the property has been transferred on account the property being sold by the previous owner to a buyer. An application must be submitted to the office of the concerned authority in the proper application form to transfer Patta Chitta.

Documents Required for Transfer of Patta Chitta

You have to submit the following documents along with the Patta transfer application form -

  • An application for transfer of Patta, which must be duly signed by the applicant.
  • The copy of the sale deed.
  • Original documents related to the property transfer must be submitted to the concerned authority for proper verification.
  • Documented proof of possession of the property, such as Electricity Bill or the Valid receipt of payment of property tax for the related property.
  • Encumbrance Certificate must also be submitted to the concerned authority, along with the application for Patta transfer.

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