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Mutation of Property in Telangana: Eligibility & Application Process
Property mutation means changing names in the records of the revenue department. It is necessary when changing ownership of a property. One has to do a property mutation to make their ownership of a property legal and avail of various other benefits from the government.
Let’s look at the process of mutation of property in Telangana and its various relevant aspects.
What is Mutation of Property in Telangana?
Owners of properties keep on changing. This may happen due to a previous owner’s desire to sell the property or that he or she has died. At this juncture, a transference of ownership is necessary. Registering this change into the records of the revenue department for a property is known as property mutation.
Property mutation is mandatory due to the transfer of responsibilities like payment of property taxes and the government also needs to have a correct name in their statements.
Now, let’s look at other benefits or importance of property mutation for an owner.
Importance of Property Mutation
Apart from legally registering the name of an individual as the rightful owner of a property, a mutation of property in Telangana serves various other purposes. Let's look at them is the following pointers:
- It is necessary during the acquisition of property from an individual or a builder.
- A property mutation will come into play when someone wants to gift someone a property they currently own.
- Inheriting a property ancestral or not will require a property mutation.
- It is necessary when one has bought a property and has the power of attorney to make decisions.
Any individual facing any one of these scenarios has to go through the process of mutation of property. However, to go through it, one has to be eligible for it and gather specific documents. Let's take a look at these factors below.
Documents Required for Mutation of Property in Telangana
Let’s take a look at the necessary documents for mutation of property in Telangana:
- Aadhaar card
- Indemnity bond
- Previous and current registration deed
- Copy of the sale deed or title deed
- Property tax receipts
- Accurately filled out application form for property mutation
- Postage stamps of appropriate value
- Affidavit for mutation of property or applicability on stamp papers
- Copies of the will
- Death certificate of the owner, or, succession certificate
Things to Consider Before Getting into a Mutation of Property in Telangana
Before getting into the application process let’s take a look at some of the things that are involved in the process:
One has to pay a mutation fee during the registration process. The Registration and Stamps Department's Sub-Registrars will collect the fees and send concerned Municipal Corporations or Municipalities the receipt. One has to pay their mutation fee in favour of the Commissioner, GHMC, through Demand Draft (DD).
Market Value of Land
Before going through the property mutation process in Telangana one must calculate the mutation fee considering the land’s market value. One should submit the mutation fee in the nearest Sub-Registrar Office in the form of a DD.
One applying for a mutation can check the market value of land by going to the official website of the Registration and Stamps Department of Telangana.
Here is a step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Select either agricultural or non-agricultural land.
Step 2: After selecting one’s district name, they may have to select the village and Mandal name.
Step 3: One will get all details after submitting a request.
How to Apply for Mutation of Property in Telangana?
The mutation can be done via both online or offline processes in Telangana. Here is a step-by-step guide for the application process of mutation of property in Telangana
Application Process of Mutation of Property in Telangana Online
Here are the online steps to apply for property mutation in Telangana:
Step 1: Visit the website of the Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration or C&DMA
Step 2: From the menu, select the option of Registration and Mutation data dashboard where the report of the SRO Mutations Abstract will appear.
Step 3: Click on the name of the district. A report will appear as per the SRO PLT VT Abstract ULB.
Step 4: Several options such as Application Number, In Process, Issued and Rejected Within 15 Days will appear and the applicant can select any one of them to check the status of their application.
Step 5: Next, on selecting their request number from the list, all the details regarding a particular property can be viewed by the applicant.
Step 6: Alternatively, candidates can also open the drop-down menu and select the ULB name where they will have to enter the request number and click on check to check the status of their application.
Application Process of Mutation of Property in Telangana Offline
Here are the offline steps to apply for property mutation in Telangana:
Step 1: Submit a mutation application to the Registration and Stamps Department, during your property registration, with necessary documents.
Step 2: Submit a Demand Draft during property registration for mutation fee.
Step 3: The Registration Department will store all the property-related data.
Step 4: They will share through online portals the data on transactions and property.
Step 5: When the authority processes the mutation application, they will send an SMS to the applicant with a mutation application number.
Step 6: Concerned Revenue officers will start the process of mutation that includes verification of existing property tax and verification of the premises.
Step 7: Revenue officer, after completing verification will send the file for approval to the Deputy Commissioner.
Step 8: After making sure that there are no dues in regard to property taxes the Deputy Commissioner will approve the request.
An applicant, after getting an SMS reporting about his or her approval status, can download a mutation certificate from ULB or CDMA websites.
Steps to Track the Application Status for Mutation of Property in Telangana
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to check application status for Telangana’s property mutation:
Step 1: Visit Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration’s official website.
Step 2: Find “Dashboard” and select “Registration and mutation data.”
Step 3: A page will show the SRO Mutations Abstract report. Select Telangana.
Step 4: A page will show SRO PT VLT Abstract ULB-wise report.
Step 5: Choose any of the following sections to check your status: "Applications", "Certificate issues", "In process", "Rejected", "Within 15 days", or "Beyond 15 days."
This article provides a brief and comprehensive idea about mutation of property in Telangana. It also provides document criteria and steps to track application status, which can help someone gather necessary information to prepare for a property mutation.