Superintendent of Stamps
Address : Superintendent of Stamps Office,
Central Library Building, Old Custom House,
Sahid Bhagatsingh Road, Mumbai 400001.
The Superintendent of Stamps, Bombay, is the authority who controls the supply and sale of stamps in the State. In the district the Collector holds general charge of the district administration of the stamps department as the administrative head of the district. The stock of stamps is kept in the district treasury, under the Treasury Officer, and in the Sub-Treasuries.
For stamp vending there are counters, where, Special Adhesive Stamps are sold, Revenue Stamps, Share Transfer Stamps, Insurance Stamps, Foreign Bill Stamps and Brokers Note Stamps are sold.
With view that the facility of payment of stamp duty is made easily available to the public therefore different arrangements are in force.
Stamp Papers and Adhesive Stamps are made available to the people of Mumbai at the below following Centers.
In the Maharashtra State every District Treasury Office and in the Taluka Sub-Treasury Office and the licensed stamp vendors supply the stamps required in sufficient quantity. Moreover, in Maharashtra the following stamp vending counters are active
for availability of the stamp.
In Court Premises
Here you can get Judicial Stamp Paper, Non Judicial Stamps, Court Fees Stamps, and Notarial Stamps.
Moreover, with a view that the general public should not suffer any inconvenience in payment of stamp duty and
the stamps are available easily therefore.
In Post Offices
In the State the facility for selling the stamp papers through the post offices are made available.
Nationalized banks and Co-operative Banks are authorised for selling Stamp Papers and through impression franking license for franking the documents.
The sale of stamps to the public is made by the stamp vendors appointed by the Collector on payment of commission to them. The stamp vendors
purchase the stamps from the Treasury and Sub-Treasuries and sale them to the public.
Can individual get Stamp Vendor License to sell non judicial stamp papers in Maharashtra State?
NO, The Maharashtra Government had stopped issuing new stamp vendor license to (individual) to sell non judicial stamp papers in Maharashtra after the Telgi scam in 1994 and the department has introduce franking facilities for public as an alternative to make the payment towards stamp duty to traditional (physical) stamp papers, but after bogus franking impressions were detected on instruments / documents the government had stopped to make franking amount greater than Rs. 5000/- on Instrument / document.
Maharashtra state government is only issuing a license to institutional (banks) only.
Maharashtra state government have facilitated various mode of payment for paying stamp duty through online or offline payment mode i.e. e-Challan, E-SBRT which is safe and more secure than the traditional method.
Credit Source: Registration and Stamp Department, Pune, Maharashtra (http://igrmaharashtra.gov.in)
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