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Process to Register & Check Status under RERA in Tamil Nadu

Process to Register & Check Status under RERA in Tamil Nadu
Shivani Jain
| Updated: Oct 28, 2020 | Category: Rera

The Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority or RERA in Tamil Nadu popularly called TNRERA came into force when the state government approved the Tamil Nadu RERA Rules in Tamil on 22.06.2017.

Further, for keeping the Real Estate Act at its basic, the TNRERA attempts to make transactions, dealings, and delivery of information as transparent and efficient as possible.

Also, it shall be relevant to mention that TNRERA or RERA in Tamil Nadu has jurisdiction not only over Tamil Nadu but on Andaman and Nicobar Islands as well.

In this blog, we will discuss the concept of Tamil Nadu RERA, together with the Process to Register and Check the Status of Registration under it.

Concept of RERA Tamil Nadu

According to provisions of the RERA Act 2016[1], it is mandatory for every Indian State to have its own RERA Registration Authority. Further, the main objective of the state RERA is to regulate the real estate industry within the state limits.

Moreover, the Tamil Nadu RERA Act was passed in the year March 2016 as a part of this plan. At present, TNRERA carries out all the functions and activities specified under the parent act and governs every segment of the real estate industry in Tamil Nadu.

Functions of RERA in Tamil Nadu

The functions of the Tamil Nadu RERA are as follows:

  1. Promotes the rights of Developers and Homebuyers;
  2. Aims to establish Transparency and Responsibility in the state’s Real Estate Sector;
  3. Helps to increase Accountability in the transactions and dealing of the Real Estate Sector;
  4. Offers speedy Dispute Redressal;
  5. Aims to create a favorable setting for Real Estate Investments;
  6. Encourages timely and efficient Project Execution;
  7. Standardizes the development of the Real Estate Sector and the process for Construction;

Services Offered by Tamil Nadu RERA

The services offered by RERA in Tamil Nadu are as follows:

services offered RERA Tamil Nadu

Home Buyers

The services offered to the Homebuyers by the Tamil Nadu RERA are as follows:

  1. Facility to File Online Complaint against Developers;
  2. Easy Access to all the Records and Details of the Real Estate Projects;

Promoters

The services offered to the Promoters by the Tamil Nadu RERA are as follows:

  1. Facility to File Online Complaints;
  2. Mechanism to Register a Real Estate Project;
  3. Facility to File Project Extension;
  4. Updation of Details concerning Registered Project on Quarterly basis;

Real Estate Agents

The services offered to the Real Estate Agents by the Tamil Nadu RERA are as follows:

  1. Facility to File online complaints against Builders;
  2. Renewal of their Registration on the official Tamil Nadu RERA portal;

Documents Required for Real Estate Project Registration

The documents required for the Registration of a Real Estate Project are as follows:

  1. A copy of the PAN Card for the builder/developer;
  2. An attested copy of the audited balance sheet of the builder/developer’s company for the last financial year;
  3. A copy of an ownership deed that represents the legal title of the builder/developer, together with the documents that validate this title;
  4. All the property documents, including the rights, landholders agreement, and development agreement;
  5. A copy of the plan development, together with all the necessary No Objection Certificates (NOC);
  6. Details regarding all the existing projects, including the Project Status, Total Area, and Built-up Area;
  7. ITRs (Income Tax Returns) for the last 3 financial years;
  8. A thorough design and plan regarding the following:
  9. Parking Spaces;
  10. Electrical Wiring;
  11. Plumbing Plan;
  12. Structural Stability, etc.;
  13. Any other document as may be prescribed in the RERA Act;

Process to Register a Real Estate Project

The online mechanism for registering a real estate project with the Tamil Nadu RERA Registration has been temporarily suspended due to some technical glitch.

As a result, the promoters will have to fill the Form A and furnish the same at the Tamil Nadu RERA’s postal address, together with the set of required documents.

Process to Register a Real Estate Project

Further, the details to be furnished in Form A are as follows:

  1. Basic details of the proposed promoter and developer;
  2. PAN of the Promoter;
  3. TIN ( Tax Identification Number) Registration;
  4. Service Tax Registration Number;
  5. VAT (Value Added Tax) Registration Number;
  6. Estimated cost of the proposed Real Estate Project;
  7. Details regarding the registration fee paid;
  8. NOC (No Objection Certificate)/ Approvals/ Permits, etc.;
  9. Declaration in Form B;

Documents Required for Real Estate Agent Registration

The documents required for the Registration of a Real Estate Agent under RERA in Tamil Nadu are as follows:

  1. A copy of the applicant’s PAN Card;
  2. Address Proof of the Agent/ Directors/ Partners;
  3. Registration Certificate for Firm and Companies;
  4. Address Proof of the premise being used as the Registered Office;
  5. Latest 2 Passport sized photographs for the Agents/ Partners/ Directors, etc.;
  6. ITRs (Income Tax Returns) for the last 3 financial years;

Process to Register a Real Estate Agent

The steps to register a Real Estate Agent under RERA in Tamil Nadu are as follows:

Visit the Official Portal

Firstly the applicant needs to visit the official website for TNRERA at https://www.rera.tn.gov.in/#.

Visit Official Portal

Click on Registration

Now, the applicant needs to click on the third option saying “Registration”. After that, he/she requires to choose the option “Agent”.

Click on Registration

Apply Online

After that, the applicant needs to select the option “apply online” and requires to choose from the options available that whether he/she wants to apply as an “Individual” or as a “Firm”.

Apply Online

Select New Registration

Now, the applicant will be redirected to a new webpage wherein he/she will require to select the option “New Registration” for creating his/ her account for registration.

Select New Registration

Create New Account

In this step, the applicant requires to fill all the details asked, such Name, Email id, Mobile Number, Password, etc.  After that, he/she needs to enter the captcha given and click the option “Create New Account”.

Further, it shall be significant to note that after clicking the option “create new account”, the applicant will receive a unique Username and Password on his/ her registered email address and mobile number.

Create New Account

Again Visit the Official Website

Now, the applicant needs to re-visit the official TNRERA portal at https://www.rera.tn.gov.in/#.

Again Visit Official Website

Again Click on Registration

Now, the applicant again needs to click on the third option saying “Registration”. Also, after that, he/she requires to choose the option “Agent”.

Again Click on Registration

Again Apply Online

After that, the applicant again needs to select the option “apply online” and requires to choose from the options available that whether he/she wants to apply as an “Individual” or as a “Firm”.

Again Apply Online

Enter Login Credentials

Now, in this step, the applicant needs to enter the login credentials (username and password) that he/she has received on the registered mail and mobile number. After that, enter the given captcha and click on the option “Login”.

Enter Login Credentials

Fill in Details

Now, the applicant must fill in all the details and information asked, such as Name, Registration Type, PAN, Company Registration Name, etc.

Fill in Details

Upload Documents

After that, in the second part of the registration form, the concerned applicant needs to upload all the necessary set of documents.

Make Fee Payment

Now, in the third part of the form, he/she requires to pay the fees applicable.

Check Declaration

In the fourth and the last part, the applicant requires to confirm that the information, details, and the documents provided by him/ her are true and best of his/ her knowledge.

Submit Form

In the last step, the applicant needs to submit the filed registration form.

Also, Read: Things To Know About The Real Estate Appellate Tribunal

Fees for the Registration under RERA in Tamil Nadu

The fees applicable for the registration under RERA in Tamil Nadu are as follows:

Sr. No.. Particulars Applicable Registration Fee Details
Real Estate Projects
1 In the case of Residential Buildings; Rs 10 sq. mtr Where the size of a dwelling unit is less than 60 sq. mtr;
Rs 20 sq. mtr Where the size of a dwelling unit exceeds 60 sq. mtr;
2 In the case of Commercial Buildings; Rs 50 sq. mtr FSI Area
Rs 25 sq. mtr FSI for any other project;
3 In the case of Layouts, Sub-Divisions, and Site Approvals Rs. 5 sq. mtr Plot table area excluding the EWS plots (roads and OSR are excluded);
Real Estate Agents
4 In the case of Fresh Real Estate Agent Registration; Rs 25000/- if the concerned applicant is an Individual;
Rs 50000 /- if the concerned applicant is anyone other than Individual;
5 In the case of the Renewal of the Real Estate Agent Registration Rs 5000/- if the concerned applicant is an Individual;
Rs 50000/- if the applicant is anyone other than Individual;

Process to Check the Registered Real Estate Project

The steps included in the process to check the Registered Real Estate Project under RERA in Tamil Nadu:

Check Registered Real Estate Project

Visit the Official Portal

Firstly the applicant needs to visit the official website for TNRERA at https://www.rera.tn.gov.in/#.

Visit the Official Portal

Click on Registration

Now, the applicant needs to click on the third option saying “Registration”. After that, he/she requires to choose the option “Project”.

Click on Registration

Registered Projects

Now, the applicant needs to choose “Registered Projects” out of the 4 options given. After that, he/she requires to select the area, i.e., whether he/she wants to get the details of the project registered in Tamil Nadu or in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Registered Projects

Select the Year

In this step, the applicant will be redirected to a new webpage, wherein, he/she require to select the year of the registration.

Select the Year

List of Registered Projects

Now, the applicant will be re-directed to the page wherein the details regarding various Real Estate Projects are included.

Registered Projects lists

Process to Check the Registered Real Estate Agents

The steps included in the process to check the Registered Real Estate Agents under RERA in Tamil Nadu:

Visit the Official Portal

Firstly the applicant needs to visit the official website for TNRERA at https://www.rera.tn.gov.in/#.

Visit the Official Portal

Click on Registration

Now, the applicant needs to click on the third option saying “Registration”. After that, he/she requires to choose the option “Agent”.

Click on Registration

Registered Real Estate Agents

Now, the applicant needs to choose either of the options available as follows:

  1. Registered Agents (Offline);
  2. Registered Agents (Online);

After that, he/she requires to select the area, i.e., whether he/she wants to get the details of the real estate agents registered in Tamil Nadu or in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Registered Real Estate Agents

Select the Year

In this step, the applicant will be redirected to a new webpage, wherein, he/she require to select the year of the registration.

Select the Year

List of Registered Real Estate Agents

Now, the applicant will be re-directed to the page wherein the details regarding various Real Estate Agents are included.

List of Registered Real Estate Agents

Conclusion

In a nutshell, RERA in Tamil Nadu was enacted to regulate and govern the real estate sector of the state. Further, the main aim behind the implementation of Tamil Nadu RERA Rules was to streamline and monitor the real estate industry, which has mainly been unorganised and unregulated.

Also, these rules aim to safeguard the interest of both the buyers and investors in the case of fraud, delayed projects, pending payments, etc.

Moreover, under the RERA in Tamil Nadu, it is compulsory for all the real estate agents and promoters to obtain RERA Registration.

For any other query or doubt, visit Swarit Advisors, our experts will guide you with the process of RERA Advisory and RERA Registration.

Also, Read: Documents Required For RERA Registration in Maharashtra

Shivani Jain

Shivani has completed her B com LLB (Hons) and has the experience of writing various research papers during her college time. Earlier she was working as an Associate in a Delhi based Law Firm, but her interest in writing made her pursue Legal Content Writing as a career. Her core area of interest is in writing about various legal enactments, tax, and finance.

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