About the Department


The Registration Department with its eleven offices of Civil Registrars-cum-Sub-Registrars one each in each Taluka basically deal with recording and preserving evidentiary matters relating to contracts, status, testamentary dispositions, etc. of individual citizens, like marriages, legitimations, adoptions, documents relating to contractual obligations, property transactions, Firms, Wills, Succession deeds.

The Departmental work deals principally with the formal aspects of the transactions and creates or registers records with the special duty to permanently preserve the same for making authentic certified copies therefrom in future.

Part of the work connected with the Personal law of the Goans, is peculiar to Goa, the registers in several cases requiring authentication by Judicial Authorities and some work like Succession Deeds, Wills etc., which is the exclusion domain of Courts and High Courts outside Goa being also dealt with by these officers.

Organizational set up

(1)

Inspector General of Registration

(Law Secretary in Ex-officio capacity)

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Head of Registration Department for whole of the State of Goa.

       

(2)

State Registrar, Goa Cum Head of Notary Services

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Head of Office, coordinating work in the 11 sub-Offices of Civil Registrars-cum-sub-registrar in the State of Goa.

(3)

District registrar (North)

   for North Goa

(4)

District registrar (South)

   for South Goa

(5)

Civil Registrar-cum –sub-registrars

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In charge of offices of Civil Registrars-cum-Sub-Registrars in Capital Town in each Taluka

Jurisdiction

  1. Each Civil Registrar-cum-Sub-Registrar in capital town of each Taluka simultaneously holds several designations :

     

    Designations

    Jurisdiction

    (i)

    Civil Registrar under the Civil Registration Code in force

    Corresponding to a Revenue Taluka

         

    (ii)

    Registrar (limited functions under Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 (Central Act 18 of 1908)

     

    - do -

    (iii)

    Sub-Registrar under the Registration Act, 1908 Central Act 16 of 1908

    Respective judicial division corresponding to notified Registration Sub-District

    (iv)

    Notary Ex-Officio (Decree 8373)

    Respective judicial division corresponding to notified Registration Sub-District

    (v)

    Registrar under Goa change in name and Surname Act, 1990

    - do -

    (vi)

    Registrar of Firms (only at Panaji, Mapusa and Margao) under Partnership Act, 1932.

    At Mapusa for Pernem Bardez Bicholim and Satari Sub District.

    At Panaji for Ilhas and Ponda Districts.

    At Margao for Salcete, Mormugao, Sanguem and Canacona Sub-Districts.

         

    (vii)

    Old land Registration Records (only at Margao and Quepem- Records from North Goa stand transferred to the Archives) under Codigo do Registo Predial

    Margao Salcete and Mormugao Sub-Districts.

    Quepem-Quepem, Canacona and Sanguem Sub-Districts.

     

     

  2. The Office of the State Registrar, Goa cum-Head of Notary Services panaji Supervising office with special additional duty of.

    1. Inspector General under the Societies Registration act, 1860 (Central Act 21 of 1860)

    2. Competent Authority under the Notaries act, 1952 (central Act L III of 1952)

    3. District Registrar under the Registration Act, 1908 (Central Act 16 of 1908)

    4. Nodal Officer in other statutory work.

viii) District Registrar North Goa

ix) District Registrar South Goa

 

Phone Numbers

District Registrar, Panaji

Direct 2225440 and 2235194


 

 

 

 

 

Civil Registrar cum Sub Registrar,

   

Bardez

2266095

Bicholim

2363660

Satari

2374992

Ilhas

2231797

Ponda

2319037

Sanguem

2604756

Mormugao

2517715

Salcette

2715169

Quepem

2663857

Canacona 2644466
Pernem                                              

2201285

                                        


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