Home Loan Interest Rates

All rates are benchmarked to Policy Repo Rate. Current applicable Repo Rate = 6.50%

Special Home Loan Rates for Salaried & Self Employed (Professionals & Non-Professionals)
Loan Slab Interest Rates (% p.a.)
For All Loans* Policy Repo Rate + 2.25% to 3.15% = 8.75% to 9.65%
Standard Home Loan Rates for Salaried & Self Employed (Professionals & Non-Professionals)
Loan Slab Interest Rates (% p.a.)
For All Loans* Policy Repo Rate + 2.90% to 3.45% = 9.40% to 9.95%

*The above Home Loan interest rates/ EMI are applicable for loans under the Adjustable Rate Home Loan Scheme (Floating Interest Rate) of (HDFC Bank and are subject to change at the time of disbursement. The Home Loan interest rates above are linked to HDFC Bank's Repo Rate and are variable through out the tenor of the loan. All loans are at the sole discretion of HDFC Bank. For further details regarding the loan slabs and interest rates above Click Here


*HDFC BANK does not source any Home Loan business from any Lending Service Providers (LSPs).

Documents for Home Loan

For home loan approval, you need to submit the following documents for applicant / all co-applicants along with the completed and signed home loan application form.

Home Loan Charges

Non-Housing Charges on Home Loans

Home Loan Eligibility

Home loan eligibility is primarily dependent on income and repaying capacity. Other important factors include the customer’s profile, age at loan maturity, age of property at loan maturity, investment and savings history etc. 

Important Factor Criteria
Age 18-70 years
Profession Salaried / Self Employed
Nationality Resident Indian
Tenure Up to 30 years

Classification Of Self Employed

Self-Employed Professional Self Employed Non-Professional (senp)
Doctor, Lawyer, Chartered Accountant, Architect, Consultant, Engineer, Company Secretary etc. Trader, Commission Agent, Contractor etc.

How does adding a co-applicant benefit? *

  • Higher loan eligibility with an earning co-applicant.

*All co-applicants need not be co-owners. But all co-owners need to be co-applicants to the loans. Generally, co-applicants are close family members.


Maximum Funding**
Loans up to and including ₹30 lacs 90% of the property cost
Loans from ₹30.01 lacs to ₹75 lacs 80% of the property cost
Loans above ₹75 lacs 75% of the property cost


**Subject to market value of the property and repayment capacity of the customer, as assessed by HDFC Bank.




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Frequently Asked Questions for Home Loans

What is Home Loan?

Home loan is a form of secured loan that is availed by a customer to purchase a house. The property can be an under-construction or a ready property from a developer, purchase of a resale property, to construct a housing unit on a plot of land, to make improvements and extensions to an already existing house and to transfer your existing home loan availed from another financial institution to HDFC Bank. A housing loan is repaid through equated monthly installments (EMI) which consists of a portion of the principal borrowed and the interest accrued on the same.

How do I apply for a home loan?

You can avail a HDFC Bank Home Loan online in 4 quick and easy steps:
1. Sign Up / Register
2. Fill in the home loan application form
3. Upload Documents
4. Pay Processing Fee
5. Get Loan Approval

You can also apply for a home loan online. Visit https://portal.hdfc.com/ to apply now!.

What is the maximum home loan that I can obtain?

You are required to pay 10-25% of the total property cost as  ‘own contribution depending upon the loan amount. 75 to 90% of the property cost is what can be availed as a housing loan. In case of construction, home improvement and home extension loans, 75 to 90% of the construction/improvement/extension estimate can be funded.

What is the Eligibility Criteria to avail Home Loan from HDFC Bank?

Home loan eligibility depends on the income and repayment capacity of the individual. Please find details about home loan eligibility criteria:

Particulars Salaried Individuals Self-Employed Individuals
Age 21 years to 65 years 21 years to 65 years
Minimum Income ₹10,000 p.m. Rs.2 lakh p.a.

Do I get tax benefits on my housing loan?

Yes. You may be eligible for tax benefits on repayment of the principal and interest components of your Home Loan as per sections 80C, 24(b) and 80EEA of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Since the benefits may vary each year, please do consult your chartered accountant/ tax expert for the latest information.

When can I take disbursement of the home loan?

You can take disbursement of your home loan once the property has been technically appraised, all legal documentation has been completed, and you have made your down payment.

You can submit a request for the disbursement of your loan online or by visiting any of our offices.

What are the factors that determine home loan eligibility?

Some of the factors that determine your eligibility for a home loan are:

  • Income and Repayment Capacity
  • Age
  • Financial Profile
  • Credit History
  • Credit Score
  • Existing Debt/EMIs

How will HDFC Bank decide the home loan amount i am eligible for?

HDFC Bank will determine your Home Loan Eligibility largely by your income and repayment capacity. Other important factors include your age, qualification, number of dependants, your spouse's income (if any), assets & liabilities, savings history and the stability & continuity of occupation.

When can I make a home loan application?

You can apply for housing loans at any time once you have decided to purchase or construct a property, even if you have not selected the property or the construction has not commenced. You can even apply for a home loan whilst you are working abroad, to plan for your return to India in future.

How does a home loan work in India?

The Home loan process in India usually goes through the following stages:

Home Loan Application & Documentation

You can apply for a home loan online from the ease and comfort of your home with HDFC Bank's online application feature. Alternatively, you can share your contact details here for our loan experts to get in touch with you and take your loan application forward.

The documentation needed to be submitted along with your home loan application form is available here. This link provides a detailed checklist of KYC, Income and property related documents required for the processing of your home loan application. The checklist is indicative and additional documents could be asked for during the home loan sanction process.

Approval & Disbursement of Home Loan

Approval Process: The home loan is assessed basis the documents submitted as per the above-mentioned checklist and the approved amount is communicated to the customer. There might be a difference between the housing loan amount applied for and the amount approved. On approval of the housing loan, a sanction letter detailing the loan amount, tenure, applicable interest rate, repayment mode and other special conditions required to be fulfilled by the applicants is issued.

Disbursement Process: The home loan disbursement process begins with submitting the original property related documents to HDFC Bank. In case the property is an under-construction property, disbursement is done in tranches according to the construction linked payment plan provided by the developer. In the case of construction/home improvement/home extension loans, disbursement is done as per the progress of construction/improvement as per the estimate provided. For second sale / resale properties the complete loan amount is disbursed at the time of execution of a sale deed.

Repayment of Home Loan

Repayment of home loans is done through Equated Monthly Installments (EMIs), which is a combination of interest and principal. In the case of loans for resale homes, EMI begins from the month subsequent to the month in which disbursement of the loan is done. In the case of loans for under-construction properties, EMI usually begins once the construction is complete and the house loan is fully disbursed. Customers can however also choose to begin their EMIs sooner. The EMIs will proportionately increase with every partial disbursement made as per the progress of construction.

What are the different types of Home Loans available in India?

The following types of Home Loans products are usually offered in India by Housing Finance Institutions:

Home Loans

These are Loans availed for:

1. The purchase of a flat, row house, bungalow from private developers in approved projects;

2.Home Loans for purchase of properties from Development Authorities such as DDA, MHADA as well as Existing Co-operative Housing Societies, Apartment Owners' Association or Development Authorities settlements or privately built up homes;

3.Loans for construction on a freehold / lease hold plot or on a plot allotted by a Development Authority

Plot Purchase Loan

Plot purchase loans are availed for purchase of a plot through direct allotment or a second sale transaction as well as to transfer your existing plot purchase loan availed from another bank /financial Institution.

Balance Transfer Loan

Transferring your outstanding home loan availed from another Bank / Financial Institution to HDFC Bank is known as a balance transfer loan.

House Renovation Loans

House Renovation Loan is a loan for renovating (without altering the structure/carpet area) your home in many ways such as tiling, flooring, internal / external plaster and painting etc.

Home Extension Loan

It is a loan to extend or add space to your home such as additional rooms and floors etc.

Can I avail of two home loans at the same time?

Yes. You can avail two home loans at the same time. However, the approval of your loan depends on your repayment capacity. It is up to HDFC Bank to assess your eligibility and ability to repay the EMIs for two home loans.

How do I repay a home loan?

For your convenience, HDFC Bank offers various modes for repayment of your house loan. You may issue standing instructions to your banker to pay the installments through ECS (Electronic Clearing System), opt for direct deduction of monthly installments by your employer or issue post-dated cheques from your salary account.

What is the maximum time period allowed for repayment of your home loan?

The maximum repayment tenure depends on the type of housing loans you are availing, your profile, age, maturity of loan etc.

For home loans and balance transfer loans, the maximum tenure is 30 years or till the age of retirement, whichever is lower.

For Home Extension Loans, the maximum tenure is 20 years or till the age of retirement, whichever is lower.

For Home Renovation and Top-Up Loans, the maximum tenure is 15 years or till the age of retirement, whichever is lower.

When does my home loan EMIs start?

EMI's begins from the month subsequent to the month in which disbursement of the loan is done. For loans for under-construction properties EMI usually begins after the complete home loan is disbursed but customers can choose to begin their emi’s as soon as they avail their first disbursement and their EMI’s will increase proportionately with every subsequent disbursement. For resale cases, since the whole loan amount is disbursed in one go, EMI on the whole loan amount start from the subsequent to the month of disbursement

What is a pre-EMI on a home loan?

Pre-EMI is the monthly payment of interest on your home loan. This amount is paid during the period till the full disbursement of the loan. Your actual loan tenure — and EMI (comprising of both principal and interest) payments — begins once the Pre-EMI phase is over i.e. post the house loan has been fully disbursed.

Who can be a co-applicant to my housing loan?

All co-owners of the property need to be co-applicants to the house loan. Generally, co-applicants are close family members.

Will interest rate change during home loan tenure?

Your housing loan interest rate depends on the type of loan you choose. There are two types of loans:

Adjustable Rate or Floating Rate

In an adjustable or floating rate loan, the interest rate on your loan is linked to your lender’s benchmark rate. Any movement in the benchmark rate will effectuate a proportionate change in your applicable interest rate. The interest rates are reset at defined intervals. The reset can be according to the financial calendar, or they can be unique to each customer, depending on the first date of disbursement. HDFC Bank may at its sole discretion, at any point during the subsistence of the loan agreement, alter the interest rate reset cycle on a prospective basis.

Combination Loans

A combination loan is part fixed and part floating. Post the fixed rate tenure, the loan switches to an adjustable rate.

Can I prepay my outstanding housing loan amount?

Yes. You can prepay your home loan (in part or in full) before the completion of your actual loan tenure. Please note that while there are no prepayment charges on floating rate home loans unless the same availed for business purposes.

Do I need a home loan guarantor?

No. You don’t need to have a guarantor for your home loan. You will only be asked for a guarantor in certain situations, namely:

  • When the primary applicant has a weak financial standing
  • When the applicant wants to borrow an amount that is beyond their eligibility.
  • When the applicant earns less than the established minimum income criteria.

Is taking home loan insurance mandatory?

No. Home loan insurance is not mandatory. However, it is advisable that you buy insurance for protection against any unforeseeable circumstances.

What is a home loan provisional certificate and how can I get one?

A home loan provisional certificate is a summary of the interest and the principal amounts repaid by you towards your home loan during a financial year. It is provided to you by HDFC Bank and is required for claiming tax deductions. If you are an existing customer, you can easily download your provisional home loan provisional certificate from our online portal .

Can I get a home loan with fewer Proof of Income documents?

Our HDFC Bank Reach Loans make home buying possible for micro-entrepreneurs and salaried individuals who may or may not have sufficient proof of income documentation. You can apply for a house loan with minimal income documentation with HDFC Bank Reach.

What is part/subsequent disbursement of a home loan?

HDFC Bank disburses loans for under construction properties in installments based on the progress of construction. Every installment disbursed is known as a 'part' or a 'subsequent' disbursement.

Can I get an approval for a home loan while I decide which property, I should purchase?

You can apply for a pre approved home loan which is an in-principal approval for a loan given on the basis of your income, creditworthiness and financial position. Generally, pre-approved loans are taken prior to property selection and are valid for a period of 6 months from the date of sanction of the loan.

What is PMAY Scheme and how it can benefit Home Loan buyers?

The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) (URBAN)-Housing for All was a mission that was launched by the Government of India with the aim of boosting home ownership. The PMAY scheme caters to Economical Weaker Section (EWS)/Lower Income Group(LIG) and Middle Income Groups (MIG) of the society, given the projected growth of urbanization & the consequent housing demands in India.

Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) under PMAY makes the home finance affordable as the subsidy provided on the interest component reduces the outflow of the customer on the home loan. The subsidy amount under the scheme largely depends on the category of income that a customer belongs to and the size of the property unit being financed.

How to get a home loan?

Securing a home loan from HDFC bank is a simple and involves meeting certain criteria such as a stable income, good credit score, and a reasonable debt-to-income ratio. The loan amount is determined by factors like creditworthiness and other bank policies. Essential documents include proof of income, KYC, employment verification, and details about assets and debts. To enhance approval chances, it is advisable to maintain a healthy credit score, save for a down payment, and minimize outstanding debts. Various loan types, including fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, etc cater to different needs, allowing borrowers to choose the option that best aligns with their financial situation and preferences.

Rates Offered to Customer during the period Jan'24 to Mar'24
Segment IRR APR
Min Max Avg. Min Max Avg.
HOUSING 8.25 12.75 8.52 8.25 12.75 8.52
NON - HOUSING* 8.35 15.05 9.34 8.35 15.05 9.34

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