In metropolitan cities like Pune, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore, there is an increase in tenant culture. Pune, being the second-largest city in Maharashtra, is a corporate and education hub. People generally look for rental accommodation that is safe, budget-friendly, and close to the workplace. So, before renting out a property, Police Verification of Tenants in Pune is important. A Property Management Company in India provides services like background checks, E2E services, and Online rent agreement services for customers.
It is done in two ways: Online and Offline
|STEP 1: For Police Verification of Tenants in Pune, Register the tenant’s details online. Firstly, visit the site:|
|STEP 2: Click on “Create citizen login” on the right side of the page. Fill in all the personal details and ‘Submit’. Fill the OTP from your registered mobile number > Submit.|
|STEP 3: Go to this link and Download Offline Eforms.|
|STEP 4: It’ll show you various options. |
Select “Tenant Verification Form” > enter the captcha code > “Download”.
Download an HTML file which will be used in the next step.
|STEP 5: Now go to the link https://citizen.mahapolice.gov.in/Citizen/Login.aspx and login under “Citizen login”.|
|STEP 6: Select “CITIZEN SERVICES” and go to Tenant information detail.|
|STEP 7: Fill in all the details:|
a) Owner Information
b) Tenant Information
c) Family Member Information
Upload a copy of ID proof and photos. Also, upload the form downloaded offline in step 4
|STEP 8: Now, click on “Submit”.|
|STEP 9: Post submission, you’ll see a “service request number”. This service request number is important when you need a printout or show it as proof to police authorities.|
|STEP 10: Once you take 2 printouts of this pdf form, attach a copy of the following:|
a) Paste a passport size photo of the tenant
b) Rent agreement
c) Tenant’s ID proof
d) Tenant’s ID proof from his workplace
e) Owner’s PAN card & Aadhaar card
NOTE: These documents are compulsory as they’ll be shown at the police station along with the form.
|STEP 11: An entry of tenants’ and landlords’ details is made in the register. Once this is done, the police authorities will put a stamp on the form along with the date when it was submitted.|
|STEP 12: Then one copy is kept with the police authorities and the other is kept with the owner.|
Lastly, when the form is filled by the vendor/ broker, there is a provision where, in Online process, a pop-up is generated and the form is downloaded automatically.
The offline process for Police Verification of tenants is given below:
|STEP 1: Collect the form from the nearby police station |
Downloaded the form online from this Link.
|STEP 2: Take the form along with the following documents:|
a) Two passport size photographs of tenant and
b) OwnerID proof of Tenant (Adhaar Card, PAN Card, Driving License)
c) ID proof of landlord
|STEP 3: Once you fill out the form & attach the documents, submit it to the police authorities.|
|STEP 4: Lastly, you’ll get an acknowledgment receipt. This receipt should be kept safe for future purposes.|
Although, the online process is difficult, but this process is highly recommende. On the contrary, in the offline case, if the data goes missing, it cannot be retrieved.
In case a landlord fails to do the police verification of tenants, he/she will be liable for a penalty of up to Rs. 200 or imprisonment of one month or both. This process is free of cost and is necessary for the safety of property owners.
Do read: Guide to sign agreement with Property Management Company in Pune
Do read: Tenant Police Verification in Mumbai.