How to register a rent agreement

Last updated on Jun 7, 2022

Follow the steps given below to register your rent agreement. In most cases, your broker will help you through this process.

Step 1

Once the agreement is ready, pay the relevant stamp duty amount.

Step 2

Book an appointment with the sub-registrar of your sub-district. Most states have set up an online appointment system.

Step 3

The landlord/licensor, tenant/licensee and two witnesses must visit the sub-registrar’s office at a given time as per the appointment, along with the following documents:

  • Agreement with duly paid stamp duty
  • Two recent passport size photos of tenants, landlord and witnesses
  • Identity proof of tenants, landlord and witnesses (Aadhar card, Election ID card, Passport, Government issued ID card, Identification verified by gazetted officers).

Step 4

Finally, to complete registration, pay the relevant registration fees while submitting the documents mentioned above.

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