District Registrar

Office / Department Name : Office of the District Registrar And Registrar of Firms & Societies, M.G.Road Uttara kannada Karwar – 581301

Describe briefly about the Office / Department : District Registrar exercises the power of Registrar under the following acts:

  1. The Indian partnership Act, 1932
  2. The Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960
  3. The Parsi Marriage & Divorce Act,1936

District Registrar also acts as Deputy Commissioner of Stamps under Karnataka stamp act,1957. (The District Registrar is assisted by the Head Quarters Assistant (HQA) in the administration of the department at the district level. HQA also works as Inspector of Registration & stamps under Registration Act, 1908 and Karnataka Stamp act,1957. HQA is delegated with the power of Deputy Commissioner under certain provisions of Karnataka Stamp Act ,1957) District Registrar is appointed as Deputy Commissioner of Stamps for detection of undervaluation of property under section 45 A of Karnataka Stamp Act,1957

Activities of the Office / Department : 

  1. Registration of documents , Marriages , societies & firms.
  2. Scanning & archival of registered documents.
  3. Issue of certified copies of registered documents.
  4. Market value assessment& stamp duty evaluation.
  5. Issue of Encumbrance certificate.

Service available for public :  In Sub-Registrar office :Registration of documents under Registration Act ,1908 ,Issuing Certified copy of registered documents. Encumbrance certificate Registration of Marriages under the Special Marriage Act, 1954 & Hindu Marriage Act,1955. In District Registrar Office :Registration of partnership firm under The Indian partnership Act, 1932 Registration of Societies under The Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 Certified copy from Registers of Society/Firm. Deposit / Opening of Wills under Registration Act ,1908 Refund of stamps, Adjudication of documents under Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957 & also of documents executed out of India .Registration of Parsi Marriages .

Office Name and postal address: Office of the District Surgeon, District Hospital, Karwar, M.G.Road Karwar, Uttarakannada – 581 301

Contact Number : 08382-227578

e- mail address : dr.uttarkannad[at]karnataka[dot]gov[dot]in