How to Get Real Estate License in India (RERA Approved)

In this article, I will share how to get a real estate license in India with all the documents you need to submit to apply only with just a few thousand rupees fees. I will also share the price of the real estate license in every Indian state. So that you can apply online today.

RERA said if you are dealing in properties, it’s mandatory to get a real estate license. In this article, we will know how to get real estate license in India, which website to visit, the registration fees, and the time it will take to get a property license as an agent, investor, or developer.

How to Get Real Estate License in India from RERA

You can apply for a license online or offline. The online process is easy, and it takes much less time than offline. You can visit the RERA website and apply via your state’s official website by filling up the form and paying the fees with the documents.


A Research Made by RERA

There are more than 52,000 licensed agents in India, and a total no of 67,000 buildings is registered on the RERA website by the developers. And all these numbers are increasing day by day by 10% – 15% annually. 

After the launch of exp realty, a cloud-based real estate company for agents, registration for new licenses skyrocketed. They are making good processes in India and all over the world.

What is RERA?

RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Authority) is an act induced in 2016 to protect the interest of home buyers, to save them from various kinds of property frauds. As in the stock market, there is SEBI for your protection. In the real estate sector, we have RERA.

After the Act in 2016, the real estate market was going downwards. Because there are a lot of restrictions and people are not able to co-operate with it. Plus, demonetization crashed the market totally. 

But now, the market is getting momentum after the lockdown. People are buying properties peacefully. They know if something happens, RERA will protect them. They are motivated now to buy a house. That’s what RERA did. The confidence of home buyers has gone up exceptionally.

Documents Required for Real Estate License in India

Whether you register online or offline, you need to submit these documents to get approval. And those are:

  • Pan card
  • Address proof
  • Photograph
  • Registration fees

The registration fee varies a lot from state to state. It’s ₹10,000 – ₹25,000 for a single agent. For a business, it’s ₹50,000 – ₹250,000, depending on the state’s laws and regulations.

Also read: How to become a real estate agent with zero experience

Real Estate License Fees in Every Indian State


Let me tell you, if you take a real estate license from Utter Pradesh (UP), you can not deal in Haryana. You have to take a separate real estate license from the Haryana state government. The same thing applies in different states too.

So, here are the lists. All these numbers may change in the future. Visit your state website to know more. To find out your state’s website, type in search RERA registration website official. You will have it.

Indian StatesAgent FeesCompany Fees
Uttar Pradesh₹25,000₹2,50,000
Delhi ₹10,000₹10,000
Maharashtra₹10,590 ₹1,00,590
Andhra Pradesh ₹10,000₹50,000
Bihar ₹10,000₹50,000
Chhattisgarh ₹10,000₹50,000
Himachal Pradesh₹5,000 ₹25,000
Jharkhand ₹25,000₹250,000
Gujarat ₹10,000₹50,000
Karnataka ₹25,000₹200,000
Madhya Pradesh₹10,000₹50,000
Punjab ₹5,000₹25,000
Tamil Nadu₹25,000₹50,000
Telangana ₹10,000₹50,000
West Bengal ₹25,000₹250,000
Tripura unknownunknown
Arunachal Pradeshunknownunknown
Any otherunknownunknown

Visit your state website and apply with the necessary documents. For example, in Delhi, the website is “” When you sign up, they will send you an activation link in your email. From there, you can fill-up the form and submit it.

It is the basic process to apply for a real estate license in India. The process is almost the same in every state. Just visit your state’s website and apply.

How much time does it take for the License?

They say it will take up to 6 months to prepare the license. They will deliver this via postal service to your address. But, you have to renew it every five years with some basic renewal fees. Otherwise, it will become illegal to deal in property.

Do I need to give an exam for the License?

In India, the exam is not mandatory. But in some states, you may have to give the exam. It depends on the state government. In other countries, the pass mark is 60. 

You have to follow only five steps to get the license:

  1. Sign up on the website (activation link)
  2. Fill out the application form
  3. Pay the fees
  4. Get approved
  5. Start your business

Be Aware of Licensing Frauds

There are a lot of companies out there that will help you get the license with some extra fees. Some are good, but all. Some people will try to fraud you. You must be aware of them.

Only follow those who have proven their work. I think you should apply by yourself, or you can ask an agent to apply for you offline. That is the best way to avoid these frauds.

Before Applying for a Real Estate License


There are some points you must consider before applying for a license.

  • You can not deal in properties with a single license in the whole country. You must have a separate license for every state. For example, if you have a real estate license from Maharashtra and you want to deal in Punjab, you can’t. You must get a license from the Punjab government, and then you are allowed to buy and sell whatever you want.

In every state, the rules are a little different. You must have a license to deal in that particular state. That is the law you must follow if you want to stay away from disputes.

Last Words

Don’t start dealing in properties without a proper real estate license in India. The Government will fine you huge money or through you in jail. It is a legal matter. Never mess it up. In which country you live, prepare your license first and then start dealing in real estate. Good luck.

What is RERA exactly?

RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Authority) is an act induced in 2016 to protect home buyers from property fraud and regulate the real estate market.

What are the documents reduced to get a license?

Pan card, your address proof, passport size photograph, and registration fees which is about ₹10,000 to ₹25,000 depending on which state you are in.

How much time does it take to get the license?

It takes normally 3 to 6 months to get the real estate license at your home via the postal service.

How many agents are there in India?

There are more than 52,000 licensed real estate agents in India.

Do I need to take an exam to get the license?

In India, it is not mandatory. You just fill up the form and submit all the documents then you are ready for the license.

Can I deal all over India with just one license?

No, you can not. You have to take a new license from that state overstatement to deal in that state.

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