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Registrar General Land Registry

The Land Registry ensures that the administration of justice functions speedily, efficiently and effectively and provides reasonable access to justice for all persons irrespective of their means. We ensure that the island’s most vital occurrences are recorded.

Registration of Land Title Documents

This includes Deeds of Conveyance, Mortgages, Powers of Attorney, Agreements, Charges, Debentures, Deed Polls, Probate and Grants and Instruments under the Real Property Ordinance e.g. Transfers, Mortgages, Leases, Caveats, Death of Proprietors.
Call Land Registry for further information.

Cost/Fee: Varies depending on type of document.

Registration of Land Title Documents

Cost/Fee:
Varies between $20.00 – $60.00 depending on the value of the consideration .
Registration of Credit Unions, Friendly Societies, Agricultural Co-operatives- Charges

Requirements:
  1. Document prepared and signed by an Attorney-at-Law.
  2. Payment of Stamp Duty and/or Land Assurance at Board of Inland Revenue.

Cost/Fee: Cost varies depending on the value of the consideration

Application for Land (Bringing Land under the Real Property Ordinance)
Process:

Completed Application registered at Land Registry cost varies between $100.00 and $150.00 depending on value of property. The Notice of Application (if approved by Chamber Court Judge) is prepared and given to the applicant to advertise. A Certificate of Title issued after stipulated time if no Caveat lodged. Cost: $25.00 and land assurance based on value of property i.e. 5 cents for every $10.00.
If Caveat lodged, step 3 is stayed until matter determined by Court or Caveat lapses.