Patta Chitta & FMB How to apply online, check Status & Validity

Unlike every other state out there Tamil Nadu had no intention to lack behind and finally they adopted the internet means to provide all the online land records online to the information seekers. The official website of the government, can be used by the citizens to check their land records as per their convenience. Patta Chitta, this is what the land record is called out in the state of Tamil Nadu. A person can view or have easy access over the Patta Copy or view Patta Chitta online or get the Chitta Extract together with getting an A-Register Extract for their agriculture land in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu And The ROR (Record Of Rights)

There are 2 registers which maintain the complete information of the land:

  1. Chitta register, which contains all the details like, from owners personal details to the names of the relatives and the relationship of such people with the owner.
  2. A-register, this register contains overview details of the land. Survey number, irrigational source, type of soil, a tax charged per hectare of land, land type, the ownership type of the same, the subdivision number, the extent of the hectare of land together with the Patta number which acts a foreign key linking to the Chitta register.

Apart from same a person can also have an extract of the Patta & FMB/ Chitta/TSLR Extract, Verify Patta, verify Poramboke land, Patta Chitta online status, Patta Chitta download, etc.

Patta What Is It? Why It Is Called As?

The government declares the actual name of the owner of the particular plot of land. The land that is purchased for any purpose must have a ‘Patta’ to construct any buildings, bungalows, anything. When a group of owners purchases the same piece of land, then all the owner’s names are mentioned in the patta that is issued for the main person.

Patta Sample

What are the necessary documents?

1.    Original and scanned copy of the application for verification.

2.    Parent document copy

3.    EC was taken from sub-registers office until the deed date of registration.

4.    Old patta copy.

Chitta What Is It? Why It Is Called As

This registered patta extract is called as Chitta as it gives the entire ownership details about that specific land. The important details available are

•     Village, Taluk, District, Land Owner’s  name with Father’s name,

•    Patta number,

•    Survey Number with sub-division details.

This is managed and maintained by Village administrative officers and Taluka office.

Chitta Sample

How To Procure Patta Chitta Online & Status

Tamil Nadu government has Patta Chitta process available online too. This facility is made accessible from the rime the patta and Chitta merger happened.

There are very few steps that need to be followed to process it online. 

Step 1: log on to the website that is for Patta Chitta // The languages available are Tamil and English.

Step 2: Select and view Patta, FMB, and view Chitta, TSLR Extract and choose the location where the site is located along with the district.

Step 3: All the details (Details like Taluk, Village, Ward, and Block would be required along with Survey Number and Sub Division Number)regarding the property are entered.

Patta Chitta Online

Step 4: Town Survey Land Register will review your application and issue the certificate for these applications online from VAO office or taluka office will be given.

Digital Copy

You can also check on to your application status in particular site also after issuing your patta validity can also be checked for through online.

Transfer Of Patta Chitta Online

According to the Government Order 210 dt. 8th July 2011, The transfer can be done when the owner of the land is different that is when the land is sold the rights can be transferred from one person to the other.

The following documents are very much necessary along with the transfer application that is acquired from the taluk office. 

1.    Signed patta transfer application

2.    Sale deed copy along with the original are to be submitted for checking process

3.    Property tax receipt as procession receipt

4.    Encumbrance certificate

The other possibilities are as follows

•    If an owner holding the Patta with his name, suddenly or unfortunately dies without a will, then the legal heirs of the person are entitled to have Patta for the property in their names.

•    If the person had left behind a Will, Patta can be transferred to the immediate heirs of the sick person’s beneficiary with others consent and acceptance.

•    When there is a purchase/sale of a property, then it is possible to get the Patta directly with the purchaser or a transferee.

Download Patta Transfer Application FormPatta-Application-1.pdf

Viewing of A-Registrar Extract in Tamil Nadu Patta

Any of the agricultural land details needs can be obtained using the View A- register land and then following the above-mentioned details to view Patta Chitta details online.Installing of Patta Chitta FontTo install Tamil Nadu font for Patta Chitta extract, the below-mentioned PDF can be used.Help_Font_Installation.pdf

What Is An FMB Sketch?

Field Measuring Book is a data book that contains all the information regarding the exact location of the land in the map. It is the government’s responsibility and the FMB sketches are an important requirement for a property transaction.

It is comprised of



    Subdivision Lines♣


    Extension Lines♣

   ♣ Neighbouring Field survey numbers

    Neighboring survey numbers♣


How To Get An FMB Sketch Of A Property?

First and foremost thing to be done is to submit a written request to fetch FMB is to approach a tahsildar’s office. There is no online source to get the sketch approved online. Specific finding on sketching is also unavailable for reference purpose as it is outdated. But the officer can be intimated.


Thus, to fetch a patta online the procedures are to be followed as such to get the work done rapidly without any sort of delay due to documents.