A Guide to the Tamil Nadu RERA Act- TNRERA Rules, Registration. Fees and Charges

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The RERA or Real Estate Regulatory Authority Act came into the picture with the motive of protecting the interests of homebuyers. As the RERA rules entail, the developers/agents and real estate projects in the country have to be registered with RERA on the official website of RERA for their state. Every state has its own regulatory authority as per RERA which allows a smooth regulation of real estate activities in their own fashion. Read on to find how RERA Tamil Nadu (TNRERA) works. 

What is RERA Tamil Nadu?

The TNRERA or Tamil Nadu RERA Act refers to the regulatory authority introduced by the Government of Tamil Nadu in order to regulate efficient and transparent real estate transactions and other activities in the state. 

RERA Tamil Nadu exercises jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands alongside the state of Tamil Nadu. In case any discrepancy is detected in the details and information, homebuyers have the right to go to RERA to have their dispute addressed and fetch a reimbursement.

RERA Tamil Nadu was launched in March 2016 in the face of a part of the RERA plan. This concept looks after all the activities that are maintained under the standard RERA Act and takes care of regulation of every corner of the real estate world in Tamil Nadu. 

RERA Tamil Nadu Features- Functions of TNRERA

What all the rules are there in the RERA Tamil Nadu? Here is the list of all the important features of the Tamil Nadu RERA Act which you should know-

  • It encourages the homebuyers and developers to practice rights
  • It promotes fleet-footed dispute redressal
  • It institutes the process for the development and construction in real estate
  • It sights a friendly atmosphere for for all the real estate activities and investments
  • It promotes an efficient and up-to-date execution of the project 
  • It helps boost the accountability in real estate industry and the transactions that take place within
  • It works to prevail a transparent culture across the workings of the real estate sector in the state

TNRERA Rules and Regulations

The Tamil Nadu RERA rules and regulations are split into 9 and 20 chapters. Each one of these chapters features certain responsibilities. 

Here are the notable TNRERA rules and regulations as entailed in these chapters-

  • Going through the documents that a promoter needs to submit in order to register a TNRERA real estate project
  • To accept disclosure by the promoters in the light of existing projects
  • Approving or rejecting TNRERA registration on the basis of terms and conditions entailed
  • Lookin after the registration renewal for agents as well as their application
  • Exercising a systematic approach to complaint redressal

TNRERA Registration Process for Promoters

Promoters can register a real estate project under the TNRERA Act by filing Form A. All you have to do as a promoter is to fill Form A and send to the Tamil Nadu RERA office, attaching the set of all the required documents.

Here are the details that need to be furnished in Form A-

  • Basic details of the promoter/ developer
  • A copy of the PAN card of the promoter
  • Service Tax Registration Number
  • Tax Identification Number Registration
  • Value Added Tax Registration Number
  • An estimate of the cost of the concerned real estate project
  • Details about the registration fee that has been paid
  • No Objection Certificate/ Permits / Approvals etc. 
  • Form B declaration

Services Offered by TNRERA

The RERA Act Tamil Nadu offers a host of services to homebuyers, promoters and agents. Take a look at what they are.

  • RERA Tamil Nadu services for homebuyers
  • Homebuyers can lodge an online complaint under RERA Tamil Nadu against developers in case they don’t keep up with the provisions of TNRERA Act
  • They get access to all the records and details related to the RERA registered real estate projects that are submitted by promoters/ agents at the official website of Tamil Nadu RERA 
  • RERA Tamil Nadu services for promoters
  • Promoters can lodge complaints online
  • They can register real estate projects under TNRERA
  • They can file for the project extension
  • They can update information related to registered projects quarterly 
  • RERA Tamil Nadu services for real estate agents
  • Real estate agents can lodge complaints online
  • They can have their registration renewed at the RERA Tamil Nadu official website

TNRERA Project Registration Fees and Charges

Following are the Tamil Nadu RERA Fees and charges that need to be paid by the developers and agents in order to register their property under TNRERA- 

Type of PropertyFees and Charges
Residential buildingsINR 10/square metre of FSI area for a residential project where the dwelling unit size is lower than 60 square metres

 

INR 20/ square metre of FSI area for all the other residential projects

Commercial buildingsINR 50/ square metre of FSI area
Site approvals, layouts and sub-divisionsINR 5/ square metre of the plottable area excluding EWS plots
Other projectsINR 25/ square metre of FSI area

TNRERA Registration Fees For Real Estate Agents

Here are the Tamil Nadu RERA Fees and charges that need to be paid by the developers and agents for registration under TNRERA-

For an individualINR 25,000 
For anyone other than an individualINR 50,000

Documents Required for Real Estate Agent Registration

Here are the Tamil Nadu RERA documents that are required to be submitted in case of a real estate agent registration under TNRERA-

  • A copy of the PAN Card of the concerned agent
  • Address Proof of the concerned Agent/ Partners/ Directors
  • Registration Certificate for Companies/ Firm
  • Address Proof of the Registered Office premise
  • 2 latest Passport-sized photographs of the concerned Agent/ Partners/ Directors
  • ITR for the previous 3 financial years

How to Register a Real Estate Agent Under TNRERA

Given below are the steps you need to follow in order to register a real estate Agent with RERA in Tamil Nadu- 

Step 1- First of all, you need to visit the Official TNRERA Portal.

Step 2- Now, you need to tap on the third dropdown list  “Registration” in which you will different options. 

Step 3- Select the “Agent” option. 

Step 4- After that, you need to choose the “apply online” option. 

Step 5- Then, select from the options that are given for whether you’d like to apply as an “Individual” or a “Firm”.

Step 6- Moving to the next step, you will be landed on a new webpage at which you will be needed to choose the “New Registration”  option in order to create an account to proceed with the registration. 

Step 7- You now will input the details that are required for creating a new account. Here, you will have to fill in details including your name, email address and phone number along with a password. 

Step 8- Once done, you need to enter the captcha code that is given and hit the “Create New Account” option. 

Step 9- Now, you will get a username and password on your registered email ID and mobile number after clicking the “Create New Account” option. 

Step 10- You can now log into your account on the TNRERA portal using the username and password you just received after you choose from the options of whether you are registering as an “Individual” or “Firm”. 

Step 11- Input the captcha code and then hit the “Login” option. 

Step 12- Enter all the information that is required in there. You must input the required details including name, type of registration, company registration and PAN. 

Step 13- After you have entered the necessary details, attach the required set of documents. 

Step 14- Now, you need to make the payment of applicable fees. 

Step 15- In the final step which is the fourth part of the form, you will make the declaration by confirming that all the details and documents which you have provided are true. 

Once you have performed the fulfilment of all the requirements in the form, you can submit the RERA registration form.

How to File a Complaint Under TNRERA

You can either file a complaint under the RERA Tamil Nadu or the Adjudicating Officer. To get started with that, you must fill in the details required in the forms that are mentioned below-

  • Form M- It is used for filing the complaint under the real estate regulatory authority.
  • Form N- It is used to file the complaint with the adjudicating officer. 

The Process to File a Complaint Before Real Estate Regulatory Authority

Here are the steps you need to follow in order to lodge a complaint before the Real Estate Regulatory Authority- 

Step 1- You first have to download Form M from the download section on the official website of Tamil Nadu RERA. 

Step 2- Now, you must fill in the required details including the name of the complainant, their address, name of the respondent and their address.

Step 3- You have to make the payment of an online fee of INR 1000/- for the complaint and INR 600/- for the postal charges. 

Step 4- Hit the submit button, and then you will find a complaint number generated which you can retain for future references. 

Once you have submitted the form online, you must send three sets of copies of your complaint along with the set of all the required documents duly attested to the RERA authority. If you have lodged a complaint under Tamil Nadu RERA, make sure you send documents within 7 days of lodging the complaint and within 10 days if you have filed it with  Andaman and Nicobar Island.

The Process to File a Complaint With Adjudicating Officer

Here are the steps you need to follow in order to lodge a complaint before the Adjudicating Officer-

Step 1- Go to the official RERA Tamil Nadu portal and download Form N which will be available in the Download section on the TNRERA homepage. 

Step 2- Then you have to fill in the details in the form in order to register a complaint with the Adjudicating Officer. 

Step 3- You must submit three sets of copies of your complaint duly attested with all the required documents. Note that you will have to make the payment of a fee of INR 5,000/- for filing the complaint and INR 600/- for postal charges. 

Step 4- You have to submit this form in person or through a registered post. 

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TN RERA FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I file a complaint with TNRERA?

In order to file a complaint under the RERA in Tamil Nadu, you have to fill in the form which you will find on the official portal of TNRERA. 

You have to download and fill Form M if you are going to file a complaint with the real estate regulatory authority. 
You have to download and fill Form N if you want to file a complaint with the Adjudicating Officer.

How do I check my RERA status in Tamil Nadu?

Here is what you have to do check the RERA Tamil Nadu status as agent or promoter-

Hit the Registration tab. 
Now you have to select “Agents” from the options given.
After that, choose the “Registered Agents” option.
Then select the “Tamil Nadu” option and year of registration. You can choose the “Andaman” option in order to view the list of registered agents in Andaman.

Now you should be able to view the list of registered agents on your screen. 

How can I check my RERA registered project in Tamil Nadu?

In order to check RERA registered project in Tamil Nadu, you need to follow the steps mentioned below-

Visit the official portal of TNRERA. 
Tap the “Registration” dropdown menu. 
Select “Projects” and then choose the “Registered Projects” option from the list. 
After that, you have to choose from the options of whether you are looking for a registered project in Tamil Nadu or Adaman. 
Now you can choose the year of registration.