How to Apply Encumbrance Certificate in Tamilnadu | EC Online

In this article, I am going to teach “How to apply for the encumbrance certificate online in Tamilnadu?”. Encumbrance Certificate is an abbreviation of “EC”. EC is also known as the “Villanga Certificate“.

EC is a state government record to check what are the transactions done on the land. Before buying any property it is recommended to check out the Encumbrance Certificate whether any transactions are made on the particular land.

Actually, there are two types of EC available. Those are,

  • Free EC
  • QR Code EC

For “Free EC”, you don’t need to apply. For “QR Code EC”, you have to apply online. Free EC is also known as Normal EC is used for common government transactions.

What is QR Code EC?

QR Code EC is also known as Paid EC. To avail agricultural loan in banks, QR Code is compulsory. What is the difference between Free EC and QR Code EC? Why QR Code EC is required to avail bank load?

I am going to answer these questions. Free EC is a system-generated EC. QR Code EC is verified by the government authority. QR Code EC contains a unique number and QR Code. Do you know? QR Code EC won’t miss out on any transactions because the certificate is verified by the government authority.

To avail bank loans, QR code EC is required. The reason is on free EC there may be a chance transactions made on the land is not updated. For example, If you sell the land then that transaction will not updated immediatly. I hope you understand why QR code EC is required to avail bank loans.

Apply Encumbrance Certificate Online Tamilnadu(QR Code EC)

To apply encumbrance certificate online in Tamilnadu, follow the steps I have mentioned below. The first step is you have to create an account in TNREGINET which is required to apply QR code EC.

Open the TNREGINET Registration page. You have to fill up your personal details such as,

  • User Type
  • User Name
  • Password
  • Security Question and Answer
  • Salutation
  • Email Address
  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name
  • Mobile No
  • Gender
  • Identification Type and No
  • Address
  • Captcha
tnreginet registration
create tnreginet account

Once you have filled up all the required details click “Receive OTP” button. You will receive an OTP on your mobile number. Input the OTP and complete the registration.

Note:-

  • You must avail any one of Registered User’s Services within 7 days from the date of creation of user profile(New Users). Otherwise, your user id will be deactivated automatically.
  • You must avail any one of Registered User’s Services every 3 months from the date of last activity (Existing Users). Otherwise, your user id will be deactivated automatically.

Now login to TNREGINET and click the “Apply Online” link. Search and Apply EC form will open.

tnreginet login apply ec online

You have to input the data for required fields such as,

  • Zone
  • District
  • Sub Registrar Office
  • EC Start Date
  • EC End Date
  • Village
  • Survey No
  • Sub Division No
  • Plot No, Flat No
  • House Details(Optional)
  • Boundary Details(Optional)
  • Total Extent
  • Conveyed Extent
  • Undivded Share
  • Old Survey No/Sud Division No
  • Name of Declared Owner
  • Father Name
  • Any Other Relavant Information
  • Any Registered Document Number
  • Captcha Code

After filling up all the details submit the application. You have to pay the shown amount using debit card, credit card, or netbanking. You will receive an acknowledgment receipt. Note down the acknowledgment number for future reference.

You will receive an QR Code EC within 3 days. Take print out of the EC and use it for Bank. If you have any doubts regarding QR Code EC please ask your questions via the comment section.

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Search EC Online Tamilnadu(Free EC)

For Free EC, you don’t need to create an account in TNREGINET and don’t have to pay fees. Yes, it is completely free.

Visit the TNREGINET website and click the “Search/View EC“.

ec online tamilnadu

The website will redirect you to the search EC form where you have to choose the type. Via three types you can search EC such as,

  • EC
  • Documentwise
  • Plot Flat Wise
search encumbrance certificate

If you want to take EC for a particular document number then choose “Documentwise“. If you want to take EC for Plot/Flat then choose the “Plot/Flat Wise”.

You just need EC for a survey number then choose “EC”. I am going to explain “How to download EC for survey number”.

Input all the required details such as,

  • Zone
  • District
  • Sub Registrar Office
  • EC Start Date
  • EC End Date
  • Village
  • Survey No
  • Subdivision No
  • Captcha Code

After inputting all the required details submit the form. The website will search for EC and display the download link.

Final Words

I hope this article helps you to download Encumbrance Certificate online in Tamilnadu. If you have any queries regarding this article please let us know via comments. Share this article with your friends and family via social networks to help them.

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