How to Apply Legal Heir Certificate Online Tamilnadu – Guide

In this article, I am going to teach “How to apply legal heir certificate online in Tamilnadu”. First, let me explain “What is Legal Heir Certificate”.

What is Legal Heir Certificate?

Legal heir certificate is required when a family member is demised. It is necessary to transfer assets to a new person in the family.

Legal heir certificate is also known as “Varisu Sandrithal” or “Varisu Certificate”. Below persons are considered as the legal heirs in the family.

  • Spouse of the deceased
  • Children of the deceased (Son/ Daughter)
  • Parents of the deceased
  • Sibling of the deceased

Apply Legal Heir Certificate Online in Tamilnadu | Step By Step Guide

To apply a legal-heir certificate online, you have to register an account on the TNESevai website and you have to register CAN Number.

Step 1:

Login to the TNeGA website and click the “Revenue Department” option.

revenue department

Step 2:

The website will list out the “Revenue Department” certificates. On that, you have to choose the “REV-114 Legal Heir Certificate“.

legal heir certificate apply online tamilnadu

Step 3:

The TNeGA website will show the instructions to apply legal heir certificate online in Tamilnadu.

Required Documents

  • Address of the deceased where he ordinarily resided before death (anyone from the below document list)
  • Divorce Copy
  • Death Certificate of First Wife
  • Evidence for second marriage
  • Self-Declaration of the spouse indicating all other legal heirs (including Mother in law)
  • Marriage Registration Certificate or Passport or Voter ID or Aadhaar Cards or NPR data to establish a relationship
  • Birth Certificate of all the children or T.C of all the children
  • Death Certificate of the deceased
  • Death Certificate of both the parents
  • Birth Certificate or Community Certificate or Passport or Aadhaar (all eligible heirs) or TC or NPR or Employee Service Board
  • Birth Certificate or TC or NPR or Employee Service Record or Community Certificate or Passport or Voter ID or Aadhaar of all eligible heirs
  • Guardianship order issued by Hon’ble Civil court to prove relationship to the heirs
  • Self-declaration of the parents
  • Self-Declaration of Applicant
  • Document Proof for Legally Adoption
legal heir certificate instructions

Step 4:

Now you have to search your CAN Number and proceed further. If you don’t have a CAN Number then register new one.

CAN number is nothing but a one time registration to save all your personal details in the TNESevai website.

can number registration

Step 5:

Now you have to enter the address of the deceased person where ordinarily resided and legal heirs of the deceased.

legal heirs of the deceased

Address of the Deceased Person:

  • State
  • District
  • Taluk
  • Revenue Village
  • Street.No/Name
  • Building / Door / Flat No.
  • Pin Code

Legal Heirs of the Deceased Person:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Relationship to the Deceased
  • Marital Status
  • Living Status

Step 6:

That’s it. Finally, upload all the required documents and make the payment of Rs.60. You will get an acknowledgment number. Using that number, you can track the status of your application.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do if the application is rejected?

If the application is rejected you can find what is the issue in the returned application section. You have to make correction and need to submit the application.

How many days it will take to get the certificate?

The process will take upto 15-30 days. Once the application is generated you can download the certificate online and take print out of that.

How much cost for the legal heir certificate?

You have to pay Rs.60 fees to apply the legal-heir certificate online in Tamilnadu.

Final Thoughts

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