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This procedure explains various ways to Pay Property Tax in Avadi.

  1. Property tax can be paid both Online as well as offline method
  2. The due dates for payment of property tax are generally March 31 and September 31 every year. In the event that payment has been delayed, Corporation charges a 1% penalty each month on the sum not paid.
  3. Half Yearly Tax is calculated as per the below formula:
Half Yearly Tax = Base Street Rate (BSR) x Area of the Building x 135.40 (Factor)

Apply In-Person

Applicant shall make payment of property tax at the
  • Respective office of the revenue officer,
  • Tax collectors
  • Authorised banks (Indian Overseas bank, City Union bank, Karur Vysya bank, HDFC, IDBI, Canara bank, Tamilnadu Mercantile bank, Kotak Mahindra bank, Lakshmi vilas bank, Yes bank and Indusland bank)
  • E-seva centres
  • Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable Television Corporation (TACTC)
  1. Please use the following link for respective revenue offices contact: Contact link
  2. Residents or property owners will get the property tax invoice for the payment term
  3. Based on the amount mentioned in the tax invoice, tax payer has to make payment by either cheque / DD in favour of “The Revenue Officer, Corporation of Chennai” (Please use respective name of the place for which the tax invoice is generated)
    • e.g: For Salem, Please use “The Revenue Officer, Corporation of Salem” In place of : “The Revenue Officer, Corporation of Chennai”
  4. Cash is also accepted at Banks and E-Seva centres
  5. Payment of tax is accepted with proper challan as advised at the venues(revenue office / Bank / TACTC /E-Seva)
  6. Once the payment is made at the respective counter along with tax invoice, a receipt will be given to the tax payer for the payment. This receipt is the proof for the payment.

Apply Online:

  1. To Pay Property Tax, the applicant has to make the application online via – link
  2. The applicant has to click the “Property Tax”.
  3. Now enter the ward no with the property ID or application no or owner name and click the “Search” button.
  4. To pay online Click on the “Proceed for payment” button to Pay Your Property Tax. A popup with “pay now” or “pay later” will be displayed.
  5. Select pay now to reach the payment screen, Make payment using the appropriate applicable option through the payment gateway (Debit/credit / Net Banking).
  6. Please fill in the required details and follow the screen prompt for the requirement and hit the respective button to pay the tax.
  7. After making payment online, the receipt will be generated for further reference, and that can be taken printout. The same would be received in your e-mail/mobile.
  8. The processing time for this procedure is completed within a few minutes.

Apply through Paytm

  1. To Pay Property Tax, the applicant has to download the app from the following link – link
  2. The applicant has to click the “Municipality payment”.
  3. The applicant has to select the respective corporation from the list.
  4. The applicant has to enter the property ID and other minor details and then click the “Get Tax Amount” button.
  5. Now the amount will be displayed on the screen and click the “Proceed to pay” button.
  6. The applicant has to select the payment method.
  7. Enter the payment details and click the “Pay” button.
  8. The applicant can check the payment summary after the payment gets successful.
  9. The processing time for this procedure is complete within a few minutes.

Apply through e-Service centers or Common Service Centers (CSC):

  1. You can approach the E-Seva centers or the CSC centers for availing this service.
  2. You can find the e-service centers in the municipality office or Thaasildhaar office in your area.
  3. You can also find the e-service centers by providing appropriate information under the following link : CSC finder link
  4. Please submit your tax invoice to the operator.
  5. Operator will do online process and accepts the payment to issue the receipt for property tax paid.
Municipal contact link


Required Documents

  • You will require the following details….
    • You will require the property tax invoice to pay the amount.
    • Owner Name
    • Address of the property
  • Aadhaar card

Office Locations & Contacts

Greater Chennai Corporation,

Sydenhams Rd, Kannappar Thidal,
Periyamet, Chennai - 600003,
Tamil Nadu, India
Ph : +91 044-25619300 / 044-25384438
e-mail : [email protected]
Fax : 25383962

Contact Link: Contact link


  • You should be an Indian citizen and of age 18 years.
  • Should own land or property in your name


  • The property tax amount is calculated based on the residential area. So, it varies from one property type to other.
  • Property tax for a building is calculated based on
    • Basement area
    • The rate prevalent in the street where the property is located
    • Usage of the building (residential or non-residential access)
    • Type of occupancy (owner or tenant)
    • The total span of the building’s existence.


The property tax paid is valid for one year. Every year, you should renew it. (In certain place the tax will be collected for six months too)

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Processing Time

Payment of tax will be completed as and when it is paid to the respective department.

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Do you own any property like flat, land, independent house etc in Chennai,if yes it is your prime duty to pay property tax in time and to avoid large queues and to utilize valuable time, here is the process of paying property tax online in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Chennai Municipal Corporation provides one of the very important facility to pay property tax online. You can even know your zone and division, property tax status, your bill no. and finally you can pay your property tax online and get the bill sitting in your house. There is also a facility for walkin bank payment for which several banks are registered with Chennai Municipal Corporation.

How to pay property tax online in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

To pay property tax online in Chennai, Avadi first log on official site of Chennai Municipal Corporation that is Select your zone no. and division code. There are 15 zones in Chennai. Put your bill no and sub no and submit. You will land up with different banks from which you can pay your property tax through debit card, credit card or online banking. If you are not aware of your zone and division, neither you know your bill no or you want to know the status of your payment. Chennai corporation provides the facility to know everything online.

How to know zone and division to pay property tax in Chennai

Just login to the webpage insert your area, location and street name and click on search, you will find the zone and division no of your proerty in Chennai.

How to search new bill number of Chennai property online

Go to page, select division and zone and put your old bill and sub no. You will get the new property number, this will even reveal the status of your property tax and if you have submitted online you will get the reciept.

Required Information

The property tax particular is required to pay the property tax.

  • Area Code (Expects 2 Digits Numeric Value )
  • Division Number ( Expects 3 Digits Numeric Value)
  • CMC((Chennai Metropolitan charge) Bill Number (Expects 10 Digits divided value, 4 Digit(Bill Number) & 6 Digit(Sub No)

Need for the Document

  • Property tax or 'house tax' is a local tax imposed on owners of an apartment, land and building by the Government. The governing authority of the jurisdiction levies the tax to the owner in which the property is located.
  • The tax base is the annual rental value (ARV) or area-based rating. Owner-occupied and other properties not producing rent are assessed on cost and then converted into ARV by applying a percentage of cost - usually six percent.
  • Vacant land is generally exempt. Central government properties are exempt. Instead a 'service charge' is permissible under executive order. Properties of foreign missions also enjoy tax exemption without an insistence for reciprocity.
  • The tax is usually accompanied by a number of service taxes, e.g., water tax, drainage tax, conservancy (sanitation) tax, lighting tax, all using the same tax base. The rate structure is flat on rural (panchayat) properties, but in the urban (municipal) areas it is mildly progressive with about 80% of assessments falling in the first two slabs
  • Property tax clearance is required for most of other service like Water, Sanitary, Electricity connection etc.
  • Tax Exemption is applicable for selected citizens / organizations (Educational Institutions, Charitable institutions, Ex-serviceman / In-service man, retired pensioners association, NGO Homes/Teachers Association Buildings) as applicable.

Information which might help

  • All residential and commercial (non-residential) properties are assessed for tax.
  • The information about all the new constructions, existing construction and improvements to the property must be provided to the respective Department of the state to make necessary changes to tax assessment.
  • If there is any problem or any issues in On-line Payment of property tax, you can call at phone no 044- 25619258.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

This document is used to verify if you have any dues before you apply for another property.

External Links

Property tax payment Chennai Corporation Property tax payment made online - How to make property tax online and directly through bank payment in Chennai, Tamil Nadu


More information which might help to make this process in Avadi can be obtained below.

;Advantages of online property tax payment in Chennai

  • The property tax payment online method is a hassle free process which does not consume a lot of time.
  • It is a secure process for the users to make their transactions online.
  • The Chennai Corporation tax online payment has launched their official website, giving all the instructions on how to pay property tax online.
  • Users can also avail discounts by filing their property taxes before time online.
  • The forms are available online for the payment of the tax.
  • Once the user pays the bill online, he/she gets a receipt stating that they have paid the tax online along with other details. *This will help them to keep a check on their bills.
  • The user can make the payment either by credit/debit cards or other online banking services. Also people having a credit card from any other bank can avail this service and a drop box facility is provided in other banks.
  • The payment methods are mostly supported by SBI, ICICI and HDFC banks.
  • In order to allow the user to pay on time, the Chennai Government website also mentions the due date of the property tax payment. *You can go directly to the websi