Patta Chitta – Tamil Nadu Online Land Records Status

Tamil Nadu State introduced the web portal Patta Chitta to a set of documents that prove the ownership of a piece of land. This portal lets citizens view Patta Chitta and Poramboke Land and know the Patta Chitta online status.

This portal contains critical land record information like a village, taluk, district, landowner’s name, survey number, sub-division, Patta number, etc.

As a Digitization of the land records process, Tamil Nadu state launched this web portal to view all the related land records online for every citizen in the state.

The state is doing wonders after launching the web portal as a part of digitization.

What is Patta?

Patta is the legitimate document displaying the land owner and revenue records. Patta is also referred to as the RoR document.

What is Chitta?

Chitta is also a legitimate revenue document managed by Taluk and Administration officers. Chitta also provides land details such as the owner, area, and address. The main key function of Chitta is to display the sort of land/property.

What is Adangal?

Adangal is also one type of land record maintained by the Village Administration Officer (VAO). It is written annually by the VAO and is known as Village account no.2.

Adangal documents have details of Patta lands, whether wet/dry/manavari, and evaluate wastelands and poramboke land.

VAO’s primary duty is to register the details of crops raised on lands, trees standing on all government lands, cases of unauthorized occupation of government lands, Fasli Jasthi and Theervali Jasthi, etc., in Adangal

Types of Patta

Following are the various pattas

  1. Natham Patta is issued to those without a house in their revenue village.
  2. AD Condition: The circular Adithravidar Nalan Dasildar divides the landless tribals and Adithravidars into various plots of land. The Patta is signed by the individual governor, along with the photo of the Patta holder.
  3. Land Handover: The government allocates free land to veterans, poor people of the backward class, etc., referred to as the land handover belt.
  4.  TSLR Patta: which refers to the Town Survey Land Record document.

The other types of pattas include UDR (Updating Data Registry), Manual Patta, 2C Patta and Joint Patta.

Patta Chitta, adangal available in Tamil Nadu

Available for 27 out of 32 districts.

  • Coimbatore
  • Karur
  • Madurai
  • Krishnagiri
  • Namakkal
  • Nagapattinam
  • Nilgiris
  • Tirunelveli
  • Tiruvannamalai
  • Tiruppur
  • Villupuram
  • Vellore
  • Virdhunagar
  • Pudukottai
  • Peramablur
  • Salem
  • Ramanathapuram
  • Shivgangai
  • Thoothukkudi
  • Thanjavur
  • Ariyalur
  • Cuddalore
  • Dindigul
  • Dharmapuri
  • Kancheepuram
  • Erode
  • Kanyakumari

Documents Required for Online Patta Chitta

Below are the documents required while applying for online Patta Chitta.

  • The Sale Deed with photocopy needs to be submitted to the tehsildar or concerned office for verification.
  • You must submit the identification to prove that the land belongs to you. For that, submit paid tax receipt or electricity bill as a document of proof of possession.
  • Encumbrance certificate.

How to Apply/View/Download for Patta Chitta Online?

  • To apply/view Patta Chitta online, visit the official web portal of Tamil Nadu revenue services.
View Patta Chitta online
  • Click the “view Patta & FMB/Chitta online/TSLR Extract” option on the home page.
Apply online Patta Chitta
  • A new page opens, selects the District, Area (Urban/Rural), and clicks submit.
  • A page appears to enter the district’s details, taluk, town, ward, block, survey number/Patta number, sub-division number, and authentication value, and click on submit.
view patta chitta

View A-Register Extract?

  • Visit the official website of Tamil Nadu’s revenue services.
  • On the home page, click on the “view A-Register extract.”
  • A new page opens; enter the details of district, taluk, Village, survey number, select sub-division number, and an authentication value.
View A-Register Extract
  • Verify the details entered and click on submit. The document will appear.

How to verify Patta online?

  • To verify the Patta certificate online, visit the Tamil Nadu revenue services portal.
  • Click on “verify Patta” on the home page.
Verify Patta
  • Enter the reference number of Patta.
  • Click on submit to verify.

Verify Poramboke Land

  • To verify the poramboke land, go to the website of TN Government e-Services.
  • Click on verify poramboke land on the home page.
  • A new page appears; select district, taluk, and Village, and enter the survey and sub-division numbers.
Poramboke Land
  • Check the entered details and click the submit option to view the land information.

How to Know the Application of Patta Chitta Online Status?

  • To check the application of Patta Chitta’s online status in Tamil Nadu, visit the official website.
  • Click on the “click here” at the bottom left side of the home page.
Patta Chitta online status
  • A new page opens; enter the application ID and Captcha code.
  • Click on the “get status” to know the application status.

Application Fee

For applying the Patta document online through the official web portal of Tamil Nadu land records, a payment of Rs 100 must be made online.

How to Transfer Patta Chitta?

To transfer Patta Chitta or sell the land or property:

  • Need to apply tehsildar or concerned authorities of the respective district or Village.
  • The application is sometimes accepted or rejected based on the examination of authorities. The concerned authorities have the absolute right to accept or reject any application.

Online Patta Chitta land survey number data

The following information will be in the Patta Chitta document online.

  • Owner Name
  • Quantity of Patta
  • Survey number & Sub-division and
  • Name of the Village, district and taluk of the owner
  • Dimensions of the land
  • Tax details
  • Dryland or wetland information
  • Chitta land ownership
Nature of land
  • Nanjai: In short, it is a wetland – it could be a lake, river, canal or water body.
  • Punjai: Punjai is dry land. It has low water reservoirs and depends on small sources such as borewells.

App Download

  • Go to the play store.
  • Search for patta chitta
  • Click on Install


For further information or issues related to the Patta Chitta web portal, contact

  • Address: Commissionerate of Survey and Settlement, No.1, Survey House, Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Chennai-600005
  • Phone: 044-28591662
  • Email:


What is Patta?

Patta is a legal document for farmers in Tamil Nadu. The State government issues the document to certify the ownership and location of the respective land. The document can be obtained from the Tahsildar’s office of the respective district. 

What is the Patta Chitta customer care number?

Citizens of Tamil Nadu can contact the Department of Survey and Settlement on the helpline number- 044-28591662.

How to get Patta online?

You can download and view Patta online free of cost from the Department of Revenue Website of Tamil Nadu.

Can I get a loan without Patta?

Patta is a significant document that certifies the ownership of the land and details deemed important for loan purposes.

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