Tenant verification made mandatory

on 21 November 2013.


The Patna Police has now initiated the process of keeping a record of the tenants, after a series of criminal incidents pointed towards this lapse. Taking a clue from the larger cities, where the verification of tenants is mandatory and their records are maintained in the local police stations, the city police has launched the scheme. The landlords now need to give the details of their tenants in a prescribed format to the nearest police station. The form will contain the details of the tenants along with his photograph and his thumb impression and signature. Considering the fact that a large number of student are staying in Patna for study or preparing for exams, the form has several fields related to the student details. The form is available in Hindi and English. The police has given a week time to the landlords to furnish the details, failing at which a legal proceeding will be initiated against them.

The form contains the following details :

  • Photograph of the tenant/student
  • Name of the tenant/student
  • Gender(Male/Female)
  • Father's/Husband's name
  • Present address
  • Permanent address
  • Contact/Mobile Number
  • Contact number of family
  • name of Local Guardian
  • Address
  • Occupation
  • Name of the Institute/College
  • Marital status
  • Date of entry in Lodge/House
  • Name of the lodge and Room number
  • Registration number of vehicle (if any) and D.L. No
  • Particulars of Landlord with contact number
  • Remark by SHO and Seal
  • Signature of the tenant/student
  • Signature of the landlord

Click to Download Tenant/Student Verification form (Source : Patna Police website)