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Bihar Property Registration

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The Registration Act, 1908 mandates the registration of all property transactions in India. If one wants to have rights to immovable assets, the transfer must be documented on the date of execution of the deed. The Department Registration and Stamp is responsible for recording property transactions in the State of Bihar. This article delves into the process of registering property in Bihar.

The Bihar Registration Act’s Section 25 is about specific documents that need to be registered.

As per Section 25 of the Bihar Registration Act, those looking to register a property deed are required to provide the necessary documentation to the Registrar officer within four months of the date of registration. Failure to do so will result in a fine equal to ten times the value of the property registration fee.

The advantages of registering property include legal security, proof of ownership, protection against disputes, and the ability to sell or mortgage the property. By registering the property, the owner gains legal protections that ensure that their property rights are recognized and enforced. This is particularly important in the event of disputes, as the owner can provide clear proof of ownership. Additionally, registering the property can facilitate the sale or mortgage of the property by providing a clear title that is easily transferable. Overall, registering property is an important step in ensuring the security and value of real estate assets.

By registering the property deed, various benefits can be obtained.

  • To offer assurance that the deed is authentic.
  • To guarantee prevention of deceit, preservation of proof, and the transference of ownership to the rightful owner.
  • To afford publicity for transactions.
  • To keep a current record of public properties by recording their registration.
  • To have the capacity to verify if the property has already been purchased.
  • The creation of assurance regarding ownership documents and the ability to verify ownership in instances where the initial documents have been misplaced or destroyed.


Section 32 of the Registration Act, 1908 outlines the requirements for individuals presenting documents for registration. Section 33 specifies that the document must be presented at the appropriate registration office by either the individual themselves, their representative, or an authorized agent. The document must meet all necessary prerequisites laid out in the Act.

 Documents Required 

In order to register a property in Bihar, the required documents must be submitted with the application.

  • A sale purchase agreement document that has been printed on stamp paper.
  • A verified duplicate of the decision made by the governing body of the seller and purchaser.
  • Identity proof of both buyer and seller.
  • A duplicate of the PAN (permanent account number) for income tax for both the purchaser and vendor is required.

Besides the stated criteria, additional documentation is necessary for the registration of land or possessions in Bihar based on specific situations.

 In case of Partition 

  • Deed (Original)
  • Rewritten: The document named Challan- Form I Appendix A, which is also known as Annexure 1a of BRR, has been modified.
  • The fourth form as prescribed by section 4(1) of the Bihar Stamp Rules of 1995 (Annexure 1b).
  • The identity proof of one of the identifiers needs to be duplicated.

 In case of Settlement 

  • Deed (Original)
  • The document referred to as Challan, specifically Form I Appendix A, can be found in the Annexure 1a section of the BRR.
  • The statement made in reference to section 16 of the BLR (FCA and ASL) Act of 1961.
  • A duplicate of the identifier’s identification verification must be submitted.
  • Deed (original)
  • The document known as Challan, specifically Form I Appendix A, is included in the BRR (Bank Receipt Register) under Annexure 1a.
  • This statement is regarding section 16 of the BLR (FCA and ASL) Act,1961.
  • A duplicate of an identification document belonging to one of the individuals verifying their identity.
  • Deed (original)
  • The document known as Challan, which is Form I found in Appendix A of the BRR (also referred to as Annexure 1a).

For any other kind of document or written agreement, except for deeds.

  • Deed (original)
  • The document known as Challan, which is part of Form I and is listed as Appendix A in the BRR (also referred to as Annexure 1a).
  • A duplication of the identification evidence of any of the individuals who can verify identity.

The Protocol for Enrolling a Property

In order to register a property in Bihar, adhere to the instructions outlined below:

 Visit Official Portal 

 Step 1:  Please visit the Prohibition, Excise and Registration department of Bihar.


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Registration of land or ownership of property.

 Step 3: Choose the option for registering land or property on the succeeding page, and you will be directed to the user registration page.

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Bihar Property REgistration -IMage 2

 User Registration 

 Step 4: In order for a user who already has an account to access it, they need to input their email address or phone number, their password, and the verification code, and then proceed to click the “Log in” button.

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 Provide Details 

 Step 5: If a new user wants to register, they should click on the “New registration” button and enter their details, such as their username, mobile number, email address, and password. Then they need to click on the “Submit” button.

 Step  6: Once the user information has been completed, the individual will be sent an OTP which is required to be inputted in order to activate the account.

 Property related Details 

 Step 7: Make sure to fill out the application form accurately and with relevant information related to the property. Avoid any mistakes in the process.

  • Document details
  • Details of parties
  • Property details

 Upload Document 

 Step 8: Submit all the documents pertaining to the property and subsequently press the “Save” button.

 Step 9: After finishing the process mentioned above, the user will be directed to the confirmation page. In order to move forward, the user must select the “Pay now” option.

 Payment Generation 

 Step 10: Once the above application process is finished, the user will be taken to the payment gateway page and will then need to click the “Ok” button.

 Online Payment 

 Step 11: Choose the method of payment and press the button labeled “online payment.”

 Step 13: The next action to take is the capture of both the applicant’s photo and fingerprint.

The giving of a registration number

 Step 14: The registration number, which serves as confirmation, will be given by the Sub-Registrar’s sanctioning authority.

 Step 15: The sub-registrar will put their signature and seals on the registration deed.

 Acknowledgement Receipt 

 Step 16: the time of appointment. The receipt proof is necessary to authenticate the applicant’s registration. Without the receipt, the Sub-Registrar office cannot proceed with the registration process.

 Step 17: The papers that have been documented will be converted into digital copies. Afterward, they will be authorized by the relevant personnel in the Sub-Registrar office during the scheduled appointment. Together with the produced report and the appointment card, the approved documents will be handed over to the respective parties.

 Note: On the day and time of your scheduled appointment, bring the mandatory documents mentioned above and the printed appointment slip to the Sub Registrar Office.

Then after verifying of your documents proposed of the registered title deed, one needs to apply for Municipal Authority seeking mutation of the title of the property. 

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