CIDCO Transfer Guide for Navi Mumbai

A guide for CIDCO Transfer in Navi Mumbai

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CIDCO Transfer Charges are compulsory in Navi Mumbai for purchase/sale of all types of real estate – Shops, offices, flats, plots etc. Without the payment of CIDCO Transfer Charges, no property transaction is legally sound or complete. Do not believe fake news and chor politicians who have zero understanding of the law and whose only job is to fool the gullible people with lies.

CIDCO vigilance office
CIDCO Vigilance OfficeCIDCO on 6th floor of HQ at Belapur


If you think that police and municipal authorities are corrupt, they will pale in comparison to the loot going on in CIDCO…. and that too under the very nose of the so called ‘Vigilance’ department of CIDCO located on the 6th floor of CIDCO bhavan in Belapur. And if you think that only the low down employees are corrupt, try fixing an appointment with the MD of CIDCO.
The Municipal commissioner is available for public meeting between 3-5 pm everyday without appointment.
The Police commissioner is available for public meeting without appointment daily between 3 and 5 pm…but CIDCO MD is in a whole different league.

You will get appointment with the PMO but not the MD of CIDCO.


After much delay from its set deadline of 1st April of every year, CIDCO finally released the new Transfer Charges for plots, shops and flats in Navi Mumbai region. These are valid on all properties bought or sold in Navi Mumbai. The rates usually go up 10% every year. They are calculated on the carpet area of the shop/flat and depend on the location. The Time taken to complete the procedure is stated as 20 days by CIDCO, but in reality it can take anywhere from 1 month to a couple of months due to the absolute chaos, TOTAL CORRUPTION and lack of systems prevailing in CIDCO offices.

Why ?

Because all land in Navi Mumbai belongs to CIDCO. They acquired the farmland from villagers starting back in 1970’s. They only give land on lease (long lease of 60 years) and hence they are like a giant landlord. Now logic should tell us that if we are sitting on a property that belongs to a giant landlord (in this case its CIDCO), it is but obvious that if you want to leave and make someone else sit in your place, you will need the approval of the landlord and abide by the lease conditions.

Total Chaos and corruption at CIDCO Transfer Department

What happens if you don’t pay CIDCO transfer charges?

Well, that depends on whether you are the buyer or seller of the property and whether you and the buyer before you has paid the stamp duty or not. If the buyer before you has paid the transfer charges, then you don’t have to worry. Just pay the transfer charges for your transaction and you’re ok. But if the seller has not paid his transfer charge (when he purchased the flat) then you are liable to pay it when you purchase the flat from him. Or else, you can ask him to shell out the money for his transfer.
So make sure that you purchase a flat only after checking that the previous owner has paid the CIDCO transfer charges. If you buy from the builder, you don’t have to pay transfer charges as it will be applicable after the formation of the society and at the time of conveyance of the land and building in favor of the society.

Sometimes even the banks are not aware of these transfer charges as these are unique to CIDCO areas in Maharashtra, and the builders don’t want to tell you at the time of selling the flat to you as they don’t want any additional expenses to come in the way of their sale. CIDCO transfer charges increase by approx. 10% every year.

Is there any other clearance required from CIDCO?

Yes. After obtaining the CIDCO NOC, you may require a ‘Mortgage NOC’ (if you are taking a loan from a bank). The bank will not disburse the loan unless you obtain this Mortgage NOC from CIDCO.

What do transfer charges depend upon?

They depend on the carpet area (not built up area) of the flat.

Is GST applicable on CIDCO Transfer Charges ?

Unfortunately, CIDCO has started levying GST of 18% on CIDCO Transfer Charges. It may help to note that before 2014, there were no additional taxes of any kind on CIDCO Transfer charges as neither is CIDCO selling you any goods and neither is it providing any service to you. Simply changing your name in Govt (CIDCO) records and taking money for the same is NOT a service.

Does Govt charge GST on registration and stamp duty paid while purchasing a flat ? NO. So why is CIDCO taking 18% as GST for doing exactly the same thing (changing your name in govt records) ?

But aren’t CIDCO Transfer charges abolished ?

CIDCO Transfer charges are implemented as per law passed in Assembly. Its called the New Bombay Disposal of Lands Act and New Bombay Disposal of Land Rules. To change that law and the rules which govern it, it will have to be altered in the Assembly.
CIDCO earns hundreds of crores via these Transfer charges, which is then spent on by CIDCO for developing the infrastructure and paying its staff salaries. So promising to ‘abolish’ it was just like a lot of other false promises made by ignorant and foolish politicians who have zero idea of economics. But these fake promises only work where the population at large is ignorant of basic laws.

When are these charges payable ?

These charges are payable after registration of the Sale Agreement (Part Payment Agreement) or in case of payment in one shot (No bank loan) it is payable after the Sale Deed.

Are all flats/buildings/societies eligible for CIDCO Transfer Charges automatically ?

No, the Society must have something called Conveyance and must feature in CIDCO records. More than 90% of Societies do not have ‘Conveyance’ in their favor in CIDCO records.

What is the conclusive document which shows Society Conveyance ?

Its something called ‘Final Order’, shown below..

CIDCO Final Order Sample
Final Order Issued by CIDCO

Are transfer charges fixed ?

No, they increase by 10% every year on the 1st of April (beginning of new financial year).


Recently, it has been noticed that CIDCO officials make people submit physical copies of their application along with all the other affidavits etc. On visiting the CIDCO office, applicants are told to submit additional documents like :-

1.Share Certificate copy
2.Society Members List
3.Copy of Final order etc

All these demands are illegal. No official can make you submit more documents than listed on the CIDCO Website.

And anyways, the documents you submit also contain an Indemnity bond, which absolves CIDCO of any blame or responsibility if any legal or other issues crop up later. CIDCO has zero liability. ZERO. For what are they taking all these guarantees from an applicant if they want to become a CID office ? If they want to become CID office, then let them take responsibility for any problems later.

They may also give you frivolous excuses that Society is not uploaded etc. If your society has something called the final order, then all the responsibility of uploading and updating records falls on CIDCO. Its not your job or responsibility to upload or facilitate an internal process of CIDCO. Tell them its their job not yours.

If the CIDCO officials make these illegal demands, tell them to give them in writing on a piece of paper that they want all these documents along with their name, designation and date.

Tell them that you will approach the CIDCO MD / Vigilance Dept at Belapur HQ and complain to him/her.

They will never give you anything in writing….and will most probably tell you that they will manage without those documents.

You can also submit a complaint online here although its doubtful that your complaint will ever be resolved satisfactorily as this site is just to fool people.

Time Limit for Issuing CIDCO NOC And MORTGAGE NOC (Provided all documents are in order)

Time Limit to issue CIDCO NOC and Mortgage NOC

If your society does not have conveyance in its name along with Final Order from CIDCO…..

Even if your CIDCO society conveyance is not done, it is advisable to get all the documents for CIDCO transfer signed and ready as the seller may not be traceable if and when the society manages to get the Conveyance done after a few years.

Note : Conveyance of land and building in the Name of the Society is compulsory for CIDCO Transfer. The Only conclusive proof of that is a document called the Final Order. Without this document, no CIDCO transfer will be possible.

Current CIDCO TRANSFER Charges (1st April 2022- 31st March 2023)


We can provide our professional services to facilitate CIDCO Transfer Process for a nominal charge of Rs 15,000 (all inclusive).You can pay online via Gpay, Phonepe or UPI and documents will be prepared and sent to you via courier in 2 working days. We only require a copy of the Sale Agreement for preparations of the Documentation. We only need a copy of your sale agreement/sale deed to process the documentation. You can mail a scanned copy or send it via courier.

Service provided by usCharges
CIDCO Transfer only15000
Mortgage NOC only15,000
CIDCO Transfer + Mortgage NOC15,000
Only Drafting/Documentation5,000
Drafting and Registration of Sale Agreement/Sale Deed10,000
Brokerage (Purchase/Sale transaction)2%
Brokerage (Rentals)1 month rent/year
Consultation over Phone/Whatsapp/Zoom/Google Meet2,000/30 mins
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Services ProvidedBuying and Selling of property in Navi Mumbai
Sale Agreement
Sale Deed
Stamp Duty Payment
CIDCO Transfer
Society Formation
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Tripartite Agreement (For Plots)
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By Mayur

Mayur is a real estate professional based in Navi Mumbai for the past 20 years. His expertise in real estate includes every sphere of the real estate sector from legal to Vastu to home interiors. He can be reached on 9987452642


  1. At present CIDCO transfers of SS- 3
    type home have stopped.So if someone wants to take a loan, will it be transferred to CIDCO?

  2. Hello Mayur, thanks for the helpful information you posted here.

    May I request your advice on the situation of my father’s plot in sector 1, nerul. My father is diseased. He had purchased the plot in sector 1 back in 1990. The seller is also deceased. My father did not do the title change in CIDCO so even until today, the name of the previous owner appears in CIDCO records. What is the procedure to get the plot transferred in the name of my father’s legal heirs? Or which department in CIDCO can give me the procedure?Would it be helpful if I contact you directly on your phone? Would really appreciate any info on this situation.

    1. You need a document called Hiership Certificate from the court if your father did not make a will. If a will exists, you will have to get it probated from court. After that you will have to apply for transfer in cidco after paying minimum transfer charges. Hope this helps.

      1. Thanks, Mayur. Appreciate your response. A quick follow up question If you don’t mind. The purchase deed between my father (deceased) and the original seller (deceased) was not “registered” – meaning it was just executed on some stamp papers (notarised) back in 1988 and it wasn’t recorded in CIDCO. Some lawyers are saying that the plot will have to be first transferred in the legal heirs’ name of the original seller (deceased) in CIDCO and then they will transfer it to my father’s legal heirs. Is this a safe approach?

        Can’t CIDCO take NOC from the legal heirs of the original seller(deceased) and then transfer the plot in the name of my father’s legal heirs?

  3. Hi, is there any problem going on in the cidco because the cidco transfer process work is getting delayed from the past 1 year. Process is going on slow for releasing the final order.

    1. If you bribe them, work will happen fast. There is no system or procedure in CIDCO as of now. Only bribes can guarantee that you will get your work done in time.
      Hope this helps.

  4. Hello sir, I purchased a 2 bhk under-construction flat in Kamothe and the purchase agreement is registered in favor of me and my father (co-owner) in 2015. Sadly, my father died in 2018. Subsequently, on the basis of Waras Dakhala (legal heir certificate) issued by Tehsil office, we registered release deed wherein my mother and brother released their rights (in father’s share) in favor of me so tat I became 100% owner of the flat since then. I submitted release deed to society in 2018. Society got conveyance deed registered in 2020. Unfortunately, society manager over looked my release deed (2018) and instead referred original purchase agreement (2015). Accordingly, my and my father’s name appears in conveyance deed against my flat. Now, for CIDCO transfer for 50% part (owned by my father), will legal heir certificate and release deed suffice so that I need to pay less transfer charges or do I need to pay the complete charges for 50% of the part?

    1. Sorry to hear of your loss. Heirship certificate issued by court should suffice. The transfer charge will be only Rs 5950 in CIDCO.
      Good luck.

  5. Hello Sir,

    I purchased flat in Kamothe. In index II, flat area is 49.40 sq mtr carpet + 8.82 sq mtr terrace. So should I pay cidco transfer for 49.40 sq mtr or 58.22 (49.40+8.82)?

  6. Hey mayur thanks for the info, I’m a third owner of a flat in roadpali, and want to do cidco transfer but the first owner name appears in the records and he is not traceable. How can I get this done without the first owner. Thanks in advance

  7. Hello Sir,
    I had purchased a Cidco Jn3 property in vashi in 2006. I then transferred it to my mother by gift deed in 2013. My mom passed away in October 2021 and I applied for heirship and got an order from the Thana court. I then transferred in Cidco the property in the name of myself and my brother. So the process is completed in Cidco. However the PROPERTY TAX BILL AND WATER BILL is still in the name of the original owner. How do I transfer this into the names of myself and my brother. Also do I need to pay any charges to NMMC.

    1. Property transfer has to be done in NMMC.You will have to pay the transfer charges to NNMMC. First your property tax procedure has to be done and then Water transfer has to be done.
      Charges are as per the built up area of your flat/house and Water transfer charges are approx Rs 800-900. We can undertake the process for you if desired.
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