Assam Encumbrance Certificate: Eligibility, How to Apply Assam EC

Assam Encumbrance Certificate

Assam Encumbrance Certificate: Benefits Documents, eligibility, the application process

The assam state government issues landowners with different land documents that act as proof of ownership. The certificates come in handy when buying or selling land; they are also used for the banks’ loan processing. The Assam Encumbrance certificate is an important document used as proof of ownership of land or property. The certificate holder can transfer or sell the property lawfully using the certificate.  Assam sub-registrar officer SRO offers the document to the owner once they verify and approve the documents.

Assam Encumbrance Certificate
Assam Encumbrance Certificate

Details on the Encumbrance certificate

The certificate has unique details about the land and owner as follows:

  • The EC certificate has information about the number of the owner of the land or property.
  • About the activities such as cultivation and possession of the land. 
  • Provides information about the location of the land.
  •  Name of the owner, his/her father and grandfather’s names, etc. 
  • The total area occupied by the land and the status of ownership.

Required documents To Apply Assam Encumbrance Certificate

To obtain the Assam EC certificate applicant has to provide some supporting documents as follows:

  • An application form
  • The land deed or land records.
  • Trace map and latest Revenue tax receipt.
  • An attested copy of the address proof document.
  • The period in which the EC is required.
  • The applicable fee according to the EC.
  • The purpose for applying for the EC.
  • A copy of Power of Attorney if an Attorney-general does the application.
  • Aadhaar card
  • Property card.

The Assam Encumbrance document is provided if the particular land is clear from any disputes. The land shouldn’t belong to the government. Once the applicant submits their application, the process takes 30 days from the day of application.  The applicant has to provide a fee that is stated by the authorities to process the documents. The fee differs according to the place, size of the land, and duration when the document was applied. 

How to apply for ASSAM Encumbrance certificate using CSC

  1. Go to the respective CSC center and request an application form or downloading it from the website. 
  2. Fill in all mandatory details, then attach the required documents, submit to the CSC center officers.
  3. Pay the requested amount by the officers.
  4. The authority will verify the details and continue the process using an online website.
  5. You will receive a transaction ID that is sent to the registered mobile number.
  6. Now the application is sent to the responsible department and after verification from the respective officers. An SMS is sent to the applicant confirming the status of the EC application.
  7. The applicant can now collect the document from the CSC center by submitting the transaction ID.

How to apply for an EC certificate through an online process.

  1. Visit the official Assam government website portal to apply for an EC certificate.
  2. On the homepage, select the option “sign-in,” and the login page will open. For new users, select the option “create account” follow the instruction to register.
  3. Once you’re registered, use the username and password to log in.
  4. Enter all the required information on the application page. Ensure all details are correct to avoid disqualification.
  5. Now make the rightful payments when prompted by the system. The portal will provide several secure modes of payments.
  6. After the payment is done, the system will send a transaction ID. The applicant will use the ID to get the EC certificate once the authorities approve all documents.
  7. An SMS is sent to the registered mobile number, and here you can use the official page to download the EC document.

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