Registration and Stamps Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh preserves age old records and provides the same to the court as a proof whenever any dispute arises. Document registration serves as a notice to the public through recorded details so that they can verify the records and gather information related to the right, title, and obligations on any immovable property.
The department also collects revenue through stamp duty, registration fees, and transfer duty, and is regarded as the third largest revenue earning department in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
With this service, you can search for encumbrance on any property that’s registered in the Sub-Registrar’s office. Earlier, you had to physically go to the Sub-Registrar’s office to obtain encumbrance.
However, note that online encumbrance transaction/certificate is available post 1 January 1983. To get encumbrance certificate before 1983, you need to contact the concerned SRO office.
In order to search for EC, log in to the official website of IGRS Andhra Pradesh. Check the “list of services” section present on the right-hand corner of the page. Click on “Encumbrance Search”. A page will appear giving you a detailed view of eEncumbrance. Click on “submit” and you will be redirected to a new page. Select the search criteria and key in the year of registration number to search for EC.
1. Which documents are required to be registered compulsorily?
2. Is it compulsory to register a will?
No, it is not compulsory to register a will. However, it’s recommended to register a will, so that is the original is lost, a copy of the same can be obtained from the Sub-Registrar’s office.
3. Where can I register a will?
It can be registered at any office of the District Registrar/Sub-Registrar office.
4. Is there any deadline to register a will?
No, there’s no time limit to register a will.
5. When can partition of property can come into effect?
In a situation, where all the parties have equal or common property, partition of property can come into effect. Note that stamp duty has to be paid irrespective whether it’s compulsorily registered or not.
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