Frequently Asked Questions (Transfer - T&R (DHA))
No, 'A' lease must be surrendered before transfer of property except in case of legal heirs where on demise of the owner, 'A' lease is cancelled.
Yes, the Sign Before for transfer of plot can be executed within same day by payment of Urgent Sign Before fee, only when it is free from any and all encumbrances.
No, Apch registrar office/MEO.
No, the title document of the property must be produced with the transfer documents.
Yes, both (seller/donor and buyer/ donee) valid membership is required before the submission of Transfer / Hiba documents.
The owner may submit his/her request for deputation of a DHA designated officer for Sign Before at his/her residence at his/her expense.
You will nominate/authorized any person in Pakistan through E-Mail (as mentioned in membership docus) and forward particulars of nominate individual including its name, CNIC no and contact no to this authority. The authorized person may be directed to report to DHA Karachi (T&R Dte) along with case deposit receipt (in original). The title documents will be despatched through DHL courier service at the risk/cost of owner.
Buyer presence is not mandatory but if desired then there is no objection by DHA Designated officer.
Yes, it is mandatory for all Legal heirs to be present in DHA Karachi to carry out sign before formalities.
DHA do not transfer / hiba any property without presence of owner. No GPA is accepted in DHA Karachi for transfer of property. However in case of any reason member is unable to visit in DHA Karachi office, member can request to carry out sign before formalities at their home/location with additional fees/expenses which will born by Owner of property.
As per DHA procedure “WILL” not accepted in DHA. In the life time the owner he/she can transfer/hiba his property to any DHA member but after his/her demise the property will be transfer to his/her legal heirs as per shariya LAW/ Court order.
Property cannot be transferred without presence of owner because biometric authecation / seller sign before is mandatory in front of DHA designated officer for transfer of plot and updation of DHA record.
Legal heirs will forward application along with photocopy of death certificate to T&R Dte as first information T&R will than forward instruction to them for transfer of plot in the name of legal heirs.
Sign before procedure is the formalities of signing the transfer documents in front of designated officer of DHA.
Change of ownership from seller to buyer is called transfer of plot.