EC means Encumbrance Certificate which is a document concerning all the details of the plotted area, house, flat, villa, etc., mostly required to know more about its legality and title of an individual’s property. EC is obtained to know the property is free from all encumbrances or debts or any legal hindrances. EC is obtained from the concerned Sub-Registrar office by paying fees.
A NIL EC means there are no registered transactions for the respective property mentioned for that application. NIL EC has no list of transactional information, liabilities, or any deeds mentioned for a given period. EC certificate is used as one of the legal documents before purchasing the property which can be procured for the Sub-Registrar office by paying a fee.