Rates & Fees

Citizen Charter

Body: 

Registration Directorate: Property registration is one of the most important characteristic in the Land Management system of our country. Registration process of documents is controlled by the Registration Directorate. The main function and responsibility of the Registration Directorate, under the Ministry of Law, Judicial & Parliamentary Affairs, is to make an easy access for the people to the registration system. The Directorate is responsible for implementing the rules and regulations regarding registration of documents through 61 District Registrar & 476 Sub-Registry Offices situated all over the country except 3 Hill Tract Districts. The whole process is based on the existing Registration Act, Rules and the Registration manual. The object for which the law of registration was promulgated are set forth below :- 1) To provide conclusive guarantee of the genuineness of documents; 2) To afford publicity to transactions of property; 3) To prevent frauds; 4) To afford facility of ascertaining whether a property has already been dealt with; and 5) To afford security of title-deeds and facility of providing titles in case the original deeds are lost or destroyed. CITIZEN CHARTER OF SERVICE IN A REGISTRATION OFFICE. 1. Registration of documents of transfer of movable or immovable properties. 2. Permanent preservation of records of registration. 3. Supply of any certified copy in case of any loss or destruction of original document. 4. Intending party can collect any kind of information regarding transfer of property. 5. Intending party can collect Non-Encumbrance Certificate through Deed Writers or Searchers.

Fees payable for Registration of documents.

  1. For Sale, Gift, Exchange, Release, Settlement etc, minimum TK. 100/-& 2 % when the value is above TK. 5000/-
  2. For Mortgage in favour of Bank or Financial Institutions :- (i) Where the amount of money to be secured does not exceed 5 lac Taka- 1% of the amount of money secured, but ≥ Tk 200/00- Tk.500/00≤ (ii) Where the amount of money to be secured is above 5 Lac Taka but does not exceed 20lac Taka- 0.25%, but ≥ Tk 500/00- Tk. 2000/00≤ (iii) Where the amount of money to be secured is above 20 Lac Taka- 0.10%, but ≥ Tk 3000/00- Tk.5000/00≤
  3. For Contract of Sale :- (i) Where value of a property is not more than 5 lac taka- Tk500/00 (ii) Where value of a property is above 5lac taka and not more than 50 lac taka- Tk1000/00 (iii) Where value of a property is above 50 lac taka- Tk2000/00 -2-
  4. For registration of a declaration of heba of any immovable property under the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) shall be 100/00 Taka irrespective of the value of the property, if such heba is made between spouses, parents and children, grand parents and grand children, full brothers and full sisters and full brothers and full sisters.
  5. For registration of instrument of partition of immovable property excluding the largest share- (i) Where value of a property is not more than Tk3 lac 500/00 (ii) Where value of a property is above Tk 3 lac and not more than Tk 10 lac 700/00 (iii) Where value of a property is above Tk 10lac taka and not more than Tk 30 lac 1200/00 (iv) Where value of a property is above Tk 30lac taka and not more than Tk 50 lac 1800/00 (v) Where value of a property is above Tk 50lac 2000/00
  6. For registration of Trust Deed:- (i) Where the trust fund and value of property of the trust does not exceed Tk 5000/00 - 100/00 (ii) Exceeding Tk 5000/00 - 2500/00
  7. For registration of Lease document :-ss (i) For a period less than 1year - Same as sale on the total amount of any premium or advance and rent. (ii) For a period 1 year or more, but not exceeding 10 years- Same as sale on the total amount premium or advance and annual average rent . (iii) For a period exceeding 10years or for an indefinite period - Same as sale on the total amount of premium and advance and two years average rent. (iv) Where the original lease and count part be presented for registration at the same time, the fees for counterpart is- 100/00Taka.
  8. For registration of Will or Revocation of Will-200/00.
  9. For registration of Reconveyance, Surrender of lease, Revocation of Trust and Settlement, Deeds of Partnership and Dissolution or Partnership, Cancellation of other than wills, Security Bond, Affidavit-100/00 .
  10. For Application of Land Transfer Notice- Court fee Stamp 10/00 .
  11. s payable for Search, Inspection and Copy. 1) Search:- For each entry of the name of person or property- (i) For 1 year-10/00. (ii) for more than 1 year:- for the 1st year-10/00 . for every additional year-10/00 . -3- 2) Inspection :- Of copy or each specified document in Register Book 1,3 or 4 or of each entry in any other Register Book or of any specified document or of a paper in a file-5/00 3. Copy:- For copies of reasons, entries or document- (i) For every 100 words or part thereof in Bengali-3/00 . (ii) For every 100 words or part thereof in English -5/00. For urgent copies extra fee for taka 20/- or if the exceeds pages, extra fee for Tk. 5/00 for each pages. For each application for copy, court fee stamp for Tk. 4/00 to be paid.

Extra or Additional Fees

  1. For the attendance u/s 31 of an officer at a private residence for presentation, registration or deposit of any document the fee shall be TK. 300/00.
  2. For issuing commission u/s 38 (2) or 33(3) the fee shall be Tk 200/00
  3. Travelling allowance shall be paid to the Registering Officer at the rate Tk. 1.50 and to the peon at the rate of Tk. 0.60 a mile in addition to (1) & (2) above.
  4. The Fee for authentication or attesting of powers of attorney shall be (i) for special power Tk. 100/00 and (ii) for general power Tk. 200/00.
  5. If a document is of such length that occupies more than 2 pages of the register , an extra copying fee at the rate of Tk. 12/00 for every page of part there of in excess of the first two pages to be paid .
  6. When a document remains unclaimed for more than one month after completion of registration a fee of Tk. 3/00 shall be charge the first month and the total amount shall not exceed Tk. 50/00.

Rate of local Tax , Gain Tax & VAT

  1. Local Govt. Tax :

(1) For transfer of property in City Corporation Cantt. Board or Municipal area 1% on the value of property expressed in the document .

(2) For transfer of property other than (1) above 1% Zilla parishad & Union parishad tax on the value of property expressed in the document .

  1. Gain Tax (Income tax at source) (1) for transfer of property in City Corporation, Cantt. Board or Municipal area 2% on the value of property expressed in the document . (2) For transfer of non-agricultural property outside City Corporation , Cantt. Board or Municipal area valued over 1 lac taka 1% on the value of property expressed in the document . (3) For Plots sold by land Developer Company 2% &1% on the value expressed in the document respectively in areas of above mentioned (1) & (2). -4- (4) For apartments/Flat/Building sold by Builders or Building Construction Company taka 250/00 per square metre on the area of the apartment / flat or building .
  2. Value Added Tax (VAT): For apartments / flat/building sold by Builders or Building Construction Company 1.5% VAT to be paid on the total value of property expressed in the document .

Rate of Stamp Duty for some important instruments

  1. Sale/Gift/Exchange (i ) in urban area ..................... 5% on the value of the consideration. (ii) in rural area .........................2% on the value of the consideratio .
  2. Contract fore Sale/Agreement............................................. TK 150/00.(now 300taka) 3. Affidavit/Declaration of Heba/Declaration .........................TK 50/00. (Now 200 taka)
  3. Rectification/Cancellation/Redemption/Reconveyance.......................... TK 150/00.
  4. Waqf/settlement..............................................................................2% on the value expressed in the document.
  5. Mortgage in favour of any scheduled Bank or Financial Institution :- (1) Money secured up to TK 10 Lac.....................................................TK 1500/00 (2) Money secured in excess of TK 10 Lac but less than 50 lac..........TK 3500/00. (3) Money secured in excess of tk 50 lac: For the first tk 50 lac...........................TK 3500/00. For the amount above tk 50 lac.........TK 0.10% in excess of Tk.50lac.
  6. Trust ................................................................... TK 33/75. Scale of fees to be charged by the licensed deed writers (a) For drafting deeds Tk. 15/00 for every 300 words or part thereof . (b) For writing deeds on the basis of drafts and rendering all assistance to get them registered Tk. 10/00 for every 300 words or part thereof. (c) for writing all applications whether in prescribed print forms or otherwise and filling the same Tk. 5/00 for each application . (d) For writing summons and filling the same Tk. 2/00 for each summon. (e) For writing SAT Act (Land transfer) notices and filling the same Tk. 2/00 for each notice. (f) For making searches of indexes or in section of volumes Tk. 5/00 per year for each name of the person or property. (g) For taking delivery of documents when authorized by the party Tk. 5/00 for each document. Munshi Nazrul Islam Inspector General of Registration (C.C) Registration Directorate,DhakaSource

Most important (land) registration Laws in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has started digital land registration since 2012.


The Registration Act, 1908

  • The Stamp Act, 1899
  • The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • The State Acquisition & Tenancy Act, 1950
  • The Income Tax Ordinance, 1984
  • মূল্য সংযোজন কর আইন, ১৯৯১.
  • The Contract Act, 1872
  • The Basic Democracy Order, 1959
  • The Powers-of-Attorney Act,1882
  • সম্পত্তির বাজার মূল্য নির্ধারণ বিধিমালা, ২০১০

 

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Some important stamp duties under the schedule of the Stamp Act, 1899

Name of the deed

Stamp duties in taka)

categories

exception

Acknowledgement

10

Exceed one thousand taka loan

 

Administrative Bond/ savings Bond

·         200

·         50

50 taka when not exceeding taka 5000 value of the bond

 

Affidavit

200

Court affidavit and affidavit under army Act is exempted

 

Adoption deed

5000

 

 

Agreement

300

 

 

Agreement to sale of a bill of exchange

50

 

 

Agreement to sale of government security

200

 

 

Agreement to sale of a government share

200

 

 

Agreement for leas of title deeds

0.25% of the value

 

 

Power of attorney

100

For single purpose to one

 

ditto

200

Authorizing more than one to a single transaction

 

ditto

400

Authorizing not more than 5 in generally

 

ditto

800

Authorizing more than 5 but not ten in a single act to perform jointly

 

Apprenticeship/ Clerkship

150

 

 

Articles of association of a company

3000

When not exceeding 20 lac

 

Ditto

8000

Exceeding 20 lac but not exceeding six crore

 

Ditto

20000

Exceeding six crore

 

Ditto

2000

For non-profit company under section 28 of the Company Act, 1994

 

Arbitral award

1.5% but not exceeding 400 taka

If the value is 2 lac taka

 

ditto

.5% but not exceeding 20000 taka

If the value exceeds 2 lac taka

 

Bill of Exchange

0.1%

Differs under certain circumstances

 

Bill of lading

50

Not exceeding 10000

 

ditto

100

Exceeding 10 thousand but not 1 lac (100000) taka

 

ditto

500

Exceeding 1 lac

 

Cancellation-Instrument

200

 

 

Headman appointment

50

 

 

Certificate of Sale

100

Not exceeding 5000

PDR Act,1913

ditto

3% of the value

Exceeding 5000 value

 

Conveyance

3% of the value

 

 

Certified copy of a public officer

30 taka

If duty not paid for the original copy 50 taka

 

Duplicate of any instrument

100

 

 

Customs Bond

1000

Not exceeding twenty lac

 

ditto

2000

Exceeding 2000000

 

Debenture

3% of the value

Issued by an incorporated company is exempted

 

Delivery order of goods

50

 

 

Divorce instrument

500

 

 

Dower

50

Upto taka 20000

 

Ditto

.5%

Above taka 20000

 

Permission to practice as   Supreme Court Lawyer

1500

 

 

Allotment of shares

20

 

 

L/C

300

 

 

License (Land)

300

 

 

Memorandum of association

1000

If accompanied by articles of association

Non profit company exmpted

ditto

2000

If nominal share capiatl is not exceeding 5 lac

 

ditto

3000

If exceeding nominal capital 5 lac

 

Mortgage deed

50/100

individual

 

Mortgage by or in favour of Bank

2000

Upto twenty lac

 

ditto

5000

Above twenty lac upto one crore

 

ditto

5000+1.10%

Above one crore (upto 1 crore 5000 and than 1.10% ad valorem)

 

Notary

200

 

 

Partnership

1000

2000 when capitalexceeds 50000 taka

 

Insurance policy (voyage)

One taka

Premium Per centum is one eight

 

ditto

One taka

Per 1500 taka

 

Ditto (time)

One taka

Not exceeding twelve months for every thousand

 

Other insurance (fire etc,.)

25

Not exceeding taka 1000

 

ditto

50

If premium exceeds taka 10000

 

Accident and sickness insurance

2 taka

Not exceeding taka 10000

 

ditto

Taka 1

Id exceeds ten thousand for every taka 2500

 

Indemnity insurance

2 taka

Differs on various cases

 

Protest of Bill

200

 

 

Promissory note

10/20/50

2000/10000/ other cases

 

Transfer of share

1.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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