Kerala Registration Department is one of the oldest department that i have seen in the state of kerala. The main aim behind starting the Registration Department of kerala is to provide a conclusive proof of genuineness of document, afford publicity to transaction, prevent fraud, afford facility for ascertaining whether a property has already been transacted and afford security of title deeds and facility of providing titles in case the original deeds are lost or destroyed. It is the third largest source of revenue to the state exchequer, the first two being sales tax and excise.
Kerala Registration Department administers following Law and Regulations
The Registration Act, 1908.
District Level : There are 14 District Registrars (General) and 10 District Registrars (Audit). District Administration is done by the District Registrar (General) and auditing of Sub Registrar Offices are done by District Registrar(Audit) .
Sub Registry Offices : There are (308 Sub Registry Offices) in Kerala and the Sub Registrar Officer controls each office.