Yes, electronic seals are available in some states. In the case of electronic seals, you do not need to physically purchase a stamp paper for the rental agreement. You can simply register on the website of Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd (SHCIL) and see if your state offers the option to stamp electronically. Once the agreement is concluded and signed and if the lease is less than one year, the document can be certified by the notary and if the lease is longer than one year, it must be registered with the local sub-registrar to make it legally enforceable in the event of a dispute. A registered lease retains more probative value than a notarized lease. Rental agreements can be notified after the resident has moved in, but should not be postponed anyway. The agreement can be registered either online or physically at the Gujarat Sub-Regulatory Office. […] The amount of technology our universe is going through today is a huge spread of electronic stamps throughout India. However, some states are in line with the implementation of the E-Stamping and Stock Holding Corporation of […] Stamp duty must be paid in accordance with section 3 of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899. It is a tax that is paid to the government, much like income tax. Stamp duty must be paid in full and paid on time. If the payment of stamp duty is delayed, a fine is applied. A stamp duty payment instrument or document is considered a legitimate and legal document and can be admitted as evidence in court.

Any document that is not properly stamped cannot be admitted as evidence in court. Please clarify – after receiving an e-stamp paper, can I enter/insert the contents – and print it? If the agreement includes a deposit, add more Rs100 and Rs1,100 as a registration fee – bringing the total cost to Rs6,240. In order to avoid payment of these fees, many landlords and tenants mutually agree not to register contracts….