A "low interest" loan shouldn't mean you have very little interest in paying it back!
  • Documents Required For Home Loan

    To secure a home loan, an applicant must submit a number of documents that establish their KYC, the antecedents of the property they wish to purchase, their income background etc. depending on which category of customers (salaried/professional/businessman/NRI) they belong to.Below you will get what are the documents required to apply for a housing loan in India.


    15 Must Have Documents Required for Home Loan in 2023

    • Loan application form.
    • 3 photographs passport sized.
    • Identify proof
    • Residence proof
    • Bank Account Statement/Passbook for last 6 months.
    • Signature verification by bankers of the applicant.
    • Liabilities statement and Personal Assets.
    • Property detailed documents
    • Salary Certificate (original) from employer. (salaried individuals)
    • Form 16/IT Returns for the past 2 financial years. (salaried individuals)
    • IT Returns/Assessment Orders copies of the last 3 years. (self – employed professionals)
    • Challans as proof of Advance Income Tax payment. (self – employed professionals)
    • Proof of business address for non-salaried individuals. (self – employed professionals)
    • IT returns/Assessment Orders copies of the last 3 years. (Self – Employed Businessmen)
    • Challans as proof of Advance Income Tax payment. (Self – Employed Businessmen)

    Download Here: Home Loan Documents

    List of Documents Required for NRI Applicants

    • Document establishing KYC.
    • Salary Certificate from employer stating in English the name (as per passport), designation, passport number, date of joining, latest salary.
    • Last 3 to 6 months’ salary slips reflecting variable components like incentives, overtime, etc.
    • Latest IT Returns (for applicants filing IT returns in the country).
    • For Self Employed NRIs, business documents like Trade License, Sponsor Agreement, Power of Attorney, etc.
    • Copy of Passport showing the page of residence visa.
    • Proof of employment by the Government of the residing country like work permit, labour contract, etc.
    • Documents related to the Property with cost estimates from an Indian Architect or Engineer.
    • For Salaried NRIs, income documents attested by embassy official required if there’s no documented evidence for salary credit or fund remittance to India is available.
    • Bank statements copies from overseas of the past 6 months.
    • Last 6 months’ NRO/NRE bank statement.
    • If applicant is unavailable in the country at the time of signing documents, Power of Attorney needs to be produced by the person acting on their behalf.

    List of KYC Documents for Home Loan Application

    Some of the usual documents admitted as KYC are mentioned below:

    1. Photo Id Proof (Any One Required):
      • Passport
      • PAN card
      • Driving License
      • Voters ID Card
    2. Residence Proof (Any One Required):
      • Electricity Bill
      • Ration Card
      • Telephone Bill
      • Employment Letter
      • Passbook or Bank Statement with address
    3. Proof of Age:
      • PAN card
      • Passport
      • Birth certificate
      • Driving license
      • Bank passbook
      • Marksheet from 10th class

    List of Documents Required for Loan Guarantor

    • Liabilities Statement and Personal Assets.
    • 2 photographs passport sized.
    • Identify proof.
    • Residence proof.
    • Proof of business address.
    • Signature identification from present bankers.

    List of Property Documents Required for Home Loan

    1. Deed of Sale or Sale Agreement or Share Certificate (original) in case of a cooperative society.
    2. Receipts for taxes paid for Building and Land, certificate of possession, and certified sketch of the location of property from revenue authorities.
    3. Allotment Letter from Society/Housing Board/Private builder.
    4. Receipts of advance payments for flat purchase.
    5. Certificate of Non encumbrance encompassing the last 12 years/30 years.
    6. Receipt of land tax payment and certificate of possession issued by revenue authorities.
    7. Permission letter from Appropriate Authority.
    8. Approved building plan (showing floor plan for flat purchase).
    9. Original No Objection Certificate issued under the ULC Act, 1976.
    10. Copy of relative order if agricultural land is being converted.
    11. No objection certificate (NOC) from Builder/Housing Society.
    12. Detailed estimate of construction cost.
    13. Letter from Society/Builder/Housing Board mentioning their bank and account details, for installment remittance.
    14. Applicable for purchase of land plot, a declaration by loan borrower stipulating the date by which to construct a house.
    15. Report from lawyer as per standard format.
    16. Report stating the valuation of property in standard format by an empanelled valuer.
    17. Post closure of loan, documents required for handover of original Property documents
    18. Power Of Attorney for collecting original documents of Property.
    19. In event of demise of the loan borrower:
    20. Letter requesting handing over of Property documents from Legal Heir/Nominee(s).
    21. Letter relinquishing the right to Legal Heirs/Nominees for Property documents handover.

    Besides the ones mentioned above, the banks have the right to ask for any document they deem necessary to the loan sanctioning and verification process.

    FAQs on Documents Required for Home Loan

    1. What is the minimum and maximum tenure for a home loan?

      You can avail a home loan for a minimum tenure of five years and a maximum of thirty years.

    2. How can I reduce my home loan EMI?

      There are various ways through which you can reduce your home loan EMI. You can opt for a higher down payment or choose a longer repayment tenure. You can also reduce your EMI if you can negotiate with your bank, and it is always recommended you compare home loan plans before availing one for yourself.

    3. Is it mandatory for me to have an Aadhaar while availing a home loan?

      Aadhaar may not be mandatory but it is recommended you have an Aadhaar since it can work as a proof of address and identity.

    4. Can I pay more than the EMI?

      Yes,you can pay more than the EMI. While your principal outstanding will not reduce,your interest will surely get lower.

    5. What is the list of documents in home loan transfer?

      The documents you will have to submit for home loan transfer are proof of identity and address, income proof and banking details, proof of education, proof of signature, and the application form stating the transfer of the home loan.

    6. Is partial payment allowed in home loan?

      Yes, partial payment is allowed in home loan.

    7. Is it compulsory to take insurance for home loan?

      No, it is not compulsory to take insurance for a home loan.

    8. What is the formula to calculate EMI?

      The formula to calculate EMI is EMI = P × r × (1 + r)n/((1 + r)n - 1).


    Display of any trademarks, tradenames, logos and other subject matters of intellectual property belong to their respective intellectual property owners. Display of such IP along with the related product information does not imply BankBazaar's partnership with the owner of the Intellectual Property or issuer/manufacturer of such products.

    This Page is BLOCKED as it is using Iframes.