Circulars

Please note that LPI Circulars are correct at time of publication but may be superseded by changes in policy and practice and fees.

For current practice and procedures please refer to the Registrar General's Directions website.

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National Mortgage Form Introduction Amended

National Mortgage Form Introduction (PDF 46.0 KB)

April 2017

 

Name change for Registrar General’s Directions and introduction of lodgment rules

(PDF 73.5 KB)

 

2017-01

Conveyancing Rules – Electronic Lodgment (PDF 192.9 KB)

February 2017

 

2016-16

Christmas/New Year service delivery arrangements (PDF 218.5 KB)

December 2016

 

2016-15

Introduction of requisition fees (PDF 188.8 KB)

December 2016

 

2016-14

Introduction of priority notices (PDF 133.4 KB)

November 2016

 

2016-13

New proof of identity requirements for Application for Replacement Certificate of Title (form 12PV) commencing 1 November 2016 (PDF 131.5 KB)

October 2016

 

2016-12

New proof of identity requirements for Change of Name (form 10CN) commencing 1 November 2016 (PDF 272.2 KB)

October 2016

 

2016-11

New strata laws commencing 30 November 2016 (PDF 90.6 KB)

September 2016

 

2016-10

Signing of dealings and plans by Councils (PDF 67.0 KB)

August 2016

 

2016-09

Land and Property Information fee changes from 1 July 2016 (PDF 92.3 KB)

June 2016

 

2016-08

Introduction of new portals (PDF 67.5 KB)

June 2016

 

2016-07

Changes at Land and Property Information (PDF 68.1 KB)

June 2016

 

2016-06

Access to land title searches and related products: changes from 1 July 2016 (PDF 150.2 KB)

May 2016

 

2016-05

LPI fee changes from 1 July 2016 (PDF 191.9 KB)

May 2016

 

2016-04

Proposed Strata Schemes Development Regulation 2016 (PDF 69.2 KB)

April 2016

 

2016-03

Commencement of Conveyancing Rules and introduction of the National Verification of Identity (VOI) framework to paper conveyancing (PDF 67.4 KB)

March 2016

 

2016-02

New pool fencing compliance requirements for sale contracts (PDF 65.0 KB)

March 2016

 

2016-01

Updated forms: changes to valuer’s certificates (PDF 428.8 KB)

February 2016

 

2015-12

Phasing out faxes (PDF 107.6 KB)

December 2015

 

2015-11

Christmas/ New Year Service Delivery Arrangements (PDF 60.0 KB)

November 2015

 

2015-10

Further protections for purchasers in off the plan property contracts (PDF 70.7 KB)

November 2015

 

2015-09

Changes to Verification of Identity (VOI) requirements for mortgagees (PDF 72.8 KB)

November 2015

 

2015-08

Access property sales information on NSW Globe (PDF 57.2 KB)

September 2015

 

2015-07

Our service offering - Land title lodgment (PDF 65.5 KB)

August 2015

 

2015-06

Land and Property Information fee changes from 1 July 2015 (PDF 102.9 KB)

June 2015

 

2015-05

SCIMS, Survey Marks and BOSSI fee changes from 1 July 2015 (PDF 66.7 KB)

June 2015

 

2015-04

Proposed fees for land title related products and services from 1 July 2015 (PDF 127.0 KB)

May 2015

 

2015-03

Changes to processes for dishonoured cheques (PDF 29.9 KB)

March 2015

 

2015-02

Property Information Inquiry Service changes (PDF 58.0 KB)

January 2015

 

2015-01

Titiling and Registry Services customer service changes (PDF 65.3 KB)

January 2015

 

2014-11

Alterations to Real Property Act documents - dealings, instruments and annexures (PDF 165.0 KB)

December 2014

 

2014-10

Christmas/New Year Service Delivery Arrangements (PDF 159.0 KB)

December 2014

 

2014-09

Commencement of Real Property Regulation 2014 (PDF 164.2 KB)

August 2014

 

2014-08

Land and Property Information fee changes from 1 July 2014 (PDF 262.9 KB)

June 2014

 

2014-07

SCIMS, Survey Marks and BOSSI fee changes from 1 July 2014 (PDF 226.5 KB)

June 2014

 

2014-06

Proposed Real Property Regulation 2014 (PDF 222.6 KB)

May 2014

 

2014-05

Managing concurrent electronic and paper conveyancing processes (PDF 248.6 KB)

May 2014

 

2014-04

Proposed LPI fee changes from 1 July 2014 (PDF 225.5 KB)

May 2014

 

2014-03

'Optional no Certificate of Title': practice changes for settlement and lodgment of dealings and plans (PDF 343.6 KB)

March 2014

 

2014-02

Amendments to caveat provisions of the Real Property Act 1900 (PDF 180.3 KB)

March 2014

 

2014-01

Fee increase for copies of deposited plans and strata plans (PDF 137.5 KB)

March 2014

 

2013-10

Christmas/ New Year Service Delivery Arrangements (PDF 131.5 KB)

November 2013

 

2013-09

Commencement of National Electronic Conveyancing in NSW (PDF 129.4 KB)

October 2013

 

2013-08

Powers of Attorney: new prescribed forms (PDF 129.2 KB)

September 2013

 

2013-07

Caveats and Applications to Record Writs: updated forms and requirements (PDF 132.8 KB)

August 2013

 

2013-06

LPI fee changes from 1 July 2013 (PDF 279.5 KB)

June 2013

 

2013-05

SCIMS and BOSSI fee changes from 1 July 2013 (PDF 119.8 KB)

April 2013

 

2013-04

Proposed fees for land title related products and services from 1 July 2013 (PDF 119.2 KB)

April 2013

 

2013-03

Serving subpoenas on LPI (PDF 218.6 KB)

April 2013

 

2013-02

New requirements for Production of Certificates of Title and Water Access Licence (WAL) Certificates (PDF 158.8 KB)

March 2013

 

2013-01

Witnessing requirements: General Register of Deeds (PDF 61.6 KB)

January 2013

 

2012-06

Street addresses for lots in new deposited plans (PDF 85.5 KB)

December 2012

 

2012-05

Christmas/ New Year Service Delivery Arrangements (PDF 129.1 KB)

November 2012

 

2012-04

LPI fee changes from 1 July 2012 (PDF 164.1 KB)

June 2012

 

2012-03

SCIMS and BOSSI fee changes from 1 July 2012 (PDF 181.8 KB)

June 2012

 

2012-02

Proposed fees for land title related products and services from 1 July 2012 (PDF 42.9 KB)

April 2012

 

2012-01

New requirements for authorised witnesses under the Oaths Act 1900 (PDF 50.6 KB)

April 2012

 

2011-10

Decommissioning of the Security Interests in Goods Register (PDF 41.7 KB)

December 2011

 

2011-09

LPI verification of Office of State Revenue (OSR) transaction data (PDF 91.9 KB)

December 2011

 

2011-08

Identifying common property in a strata scheme: update on common Memoranda (PDF 91.7 KB)

See also related Circular 2011/07
November 2011

 

2011-07

Defining who is responsible for items and areas in a Strata Scheme (PDF 108.1 KB)

See also related Circular 2011/08
October 2011

 

2011-06

New Real Property Act forms (PDF 57.9 KB)

October 2011

 

2011-05

New obligations on mortgagees and witnesses to commence 1 November 2011 (PDF 174.5 KB)

July 2011

 

2011-04

SCIMS and BOSSI fee changes from 1 July 2011 (PDF 84.7 KB)

June 2011

 

2011-03

LPI fee changes from 1 July 2011 (PDF 72.7 KB)

June 2011

 

2011-02

Real Property Amendment (Torrens Assurance Levy Repeal) Act 2011 No.7 (PDF 65.6 KB)

June 2011

 

2011-01

Proposed fees for land title related products and services from 1 July 2011 (PDF 74.3 KB)

May 2011

 

2010-06

Changes to Certificate of Title Security Features (PDF 118.1 KB)

November 2010

 

2010-05

LPI Fee Changes from 1 July 2010 (PDF 49.4 KB)

June 2010

 

2010-04

SCIMS and BOSSI fees from 1 July 2010 (PDF 91.4 KB)

April 2010

 

2010-03

Proposed land title related fees from 1 July 2010 (PDF 73.9 KB)

April 2010

 

2010-02

Land dealings by Aboriginal Land Councils - Amendments to the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (PDF 42.5 KB)

March 2010

 

2010-01

Introduction of electronic notice of sale (eNOS) (PDF 141.4 KB)

March 2010

 

2009-09

LPI lodgment terms and conditions effective from 1 November 2009 (PDF 74.1 KB)

August 2009

 

2009-08

New change of name requirements (PDF 69.0 KB)

Reissued September 2009

 

2009-07

LPI Fee Changes from 1 July 2009 (PDF 75.3 KB)

June 2009

 

2009-06

Laminated certicates of title (PDF 38.9 KB)

June 2009

 

2009-05

Proposed SCIMS and BOSSI fees (PDF 57.7 KB)

May 2009

 

2009-04

Proposed land title related fees (PDF 50.9 KB)

May 2009

 

2009-03

Electronic relodgment of manually lodged plans (PDF 78.4 KB)

April 2009

 

2009-02

Changes to requirements for issue of strata certificates (PDF 43.4 KB)

February 2009

 

2009-01

Mortgage frauds involving counterfeit Certificate of Title (PDF 37.4 KB)

February 2009

 

2008-11

Document Registration Services: practice changes (PDF 26.8 KB)

December 2008

 

2008-10

Mini-budget changes to LPI lodgment fees (PDF 55.3 KB)

Originally issued December 2008 amended April 2009

 

2008-09

Electronic delivery of registration advice notices (PDF 38.6 KB)

August 2008

 

2008-08

New procedures for altering, uplifting and re-lodging manually lodged plans (PDF 45.0 KB)

August 2008

 

2008-07

World Youth Day 2008 - Adjustment to Business Hours at Queens Square on Thursday 17 July and Friday 18 July 2008 (PDF 38.4 KB)

June 2008

 

2008-06

Further expansion of the Pre-allocated Plan Numbers (PPN) Program (PDF 43.2 KB)

June 2008

 

2008-05

LPI fee changes from 1 July 2008 (PDF 69.6 KB)

June 2008

 

2008-04

New Titling and Registry Services lodgment facilities (PDF 38.5 KB)

June 2008

 

2008-03

Survey Control Information Management System (SCIMS) and Board of Surveying and Spatial Information (BOSSI) fees (PDF 48.0 KB)

May 2008

 

2008-02

Proposed fees for land title related product and services (PDF 44.0 KB)

April 2008

 

2008-01

Relocation of Titling and Registry Services Lodgment Services (PDF 108.3 KB)

January 2008

 

2007-14

Pre-allocated Plan Numbers (PPNs): Expansion of applicable plan types (PDF 107.1 KB)

December 2007

 

2007-13

Changes to Document Lodgment Procedures (PDF 99.3 KB)

December 2007

 

2007-12

Creation of Sub Folios of the Torrens Register for Auto Consol Share Titles (PDF 416.1 KB)

November 2007

 

2007-11

Conversion of the Old Form Torrens register (PDF 97.4 KB)

November 2007

 

2007-10

Changes to Water Access Licence (WAL) dealing forms (PDF 117.3 KB)

August 2007

 

2007-09

Changes to approved plan forms (PDF 89.5 KB)

July 2007

 

2007-08

LPI fee changes from 1 July 2007 (PDF 113.4 KB)

June 2007

 

2007-07

Proposed fees for Survey Control Information Management System (SCIMS) products and services from 1 July 2007 (PDF 88.4 KB)

May 2007

 

2007-06

Pre-allocated Plan Numbers (PPN ) Pilot Program (PDF 419.8 KB)

May 2007

 

2007-05

Proposed fees for land title related product and services from 1 July 2007 (PDF 100.9 KB)

May 2007

 

2007-04

Development of a New Online Lease Folio Product (PDF 184.9 KB)

March 2007

 

2007-03

Proposed Plan Form Changes (PDF 117.8 KB)

March 2007

 

2007-02

Applications for replacement certificates of title: new proof of identity requirements (PDF 278.7 KB)

February 2007

 

2007-01

Mortgage frauds involving counterfeit Certificates of Title (PDF 87.2 KB)

January 2007

 

2006-14

Owner Inquiries: coverage of lessee names (PDF 84.7 KB)

December 2006

 

2006-13

Bulk Lodgments (PDF 114.5 KB)

November 2006

 

2006-12

Smoke alarms: changed requirements for contract for sale of land (PDF 128.8 KB)

October 2006

 

2006-11

Centralising over the counter lodgment and inquiry services at Queen Square (PDF 84.0 KB)

September 2006

 

2006-10

Conversion of Manual Commercial Lease Titles - Update (PDF 248.1 KB)

September 2006

 

2006-09

Property Legislation Amendment Act 2005 (PDF 110.9 KB)

August 2006

 

2006-08

Security Interests in Goods Act - Searching Security Instruments (PDF 92.8 KB)

June 2006

 

2006-07

Schedule of Land Title Lodgement, Examination and Related Fees, including Water Access Licence Register Fees (PDF 107.5 KB)

July 2006

 

2006-06

Proposed Land Title Lodgement, Examination and Related Fees, including Water Access Licence Register Fees (PDF 90.1 KB)

May 2006

 

2006-05

Smoke alarms: obligations when selling property (PDF 69.5 KB)

May 2006

 

2006-04

Practice change: Compulsory production of Certificates of Title to allow registration of second mortgages (PDF 33.5 KB)

March 2006

 

2006-03

Bridge Street Plan Room: Changed access arrangements (PDF 40.4 KB)

March 2006

 

2006-02

Security Interests in Goods Act 2005 (PDF 49.5 KB)

February 2006

 

2006-01

Conversion of Manual Commercial Lease Titles (PDF 138.0 KB)

February 2006

 

2005-08

Partial Commencement of the Property Legislation Amendment Act 2005 (PDF 31.0 KB)

December 2005

 

2005-07

Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Regulation 2005 (PDF 28.9 KB)

September 2005

 

2005-06

Creation of sub folios of the Torrens Register (PDF 289.5 KB)

July 2005

 

2005-05

Changes to Survey Control Information Prices (PDF 54.5 KB)

June 2005

 

2005-04

New service hours for Bridge Street Plan Room (PDF 40.9 KB)

June 2005

 

2005-03

Schedule of Land Title Lodgment, Examination and Related Fees, Including Water Access Licence Register Fees (PDF 101.0 KB)

July 2005

 

2005-02

Digital Cadastral Database (DCDB) (PDF 40.7 KB)

June 2005

 

2005-01

Proposed Land Title Lodgment, Examination and Related Fees, including Water Access Licence Register Fees (PDF 51.1 KB)

May 2005

 

2004-14

Transaction-based conversion of manual Torrens Titles (PDF 74.5 KB)

December 2004

 

2004-13

Conversion of remaining manual Torrens titles and Old System land parcels to the Integrated Titling System (PDF 101.7 KB)

December 2004

 

2004-12

New Access Arrangements for the Owner Inquiry Search (PDF 206.5 KB)

Reissued August 2004

 

2004-11

Suspension of Maintenance of the Digital Cadastral Database (DCDB) During Database Upgrading (PDF 87.8 KB)

July 2004

 

2004-10

Commencement of Water Access Licence Register (PDF 133.1 KB)

July 2004

 

2004-09

Primary Applications - Quotation and Fee Review Procedures (PDF 98.8 KB)

July 2004

 

2004-08

Schedule of Land Title Lodgment, Examination and Related Fees (PDF 199.9 KB)

July 2004

 

2004-07

Information Sessions on the new Water Access Licence Register (PDF 126.5 KB)

June 2004

 

2004-06

Land title document copy and production tickets (PDF 74.5 KB)

June 2004

 

2004-05

Electronic Settlement, Electronic Lodgment and Automatic Registration of Real Property Dealings in NSW: Public Consultation Document (PDF 78.2 KB)

May 2004

 

2004-04

Proposed Land Title Lodgment, Examination and Related Fees (PDF 83.1 KB)

May 2004

 

2004-03

Requirements for Plan Memorandums affecting Retirement Villages (PDF 76.1 KB)

April 2004

 

2004-02

New Conveyancing Procedures Affecting the Sale of Strata Lots and House and Land Packages (PDF 46.1 KB)

February 2004

 

2004-01

Changes to Powers of Attorney Law - Powers of Attorney Act 2003 (PDF 36.4 KB)

February 2004

 

2003-10

Central Register of Restrictions - Unexploded Ordnance Sites (PDF 78.8 KB)

June 2003

 

2003-09

Real Property Regulation 2003 and Conveyancing (General) Regulation 2003 (PDF 71.8 KB)

June 2003

 

2003-08

Online Access to Registrar General's Directions (PDF 66.7 KB)

June 2003

 

2003-07

Changes to Central Register of Restrictions - Unexploded Ordnance Sites (PDF 89.5 KB)

April 2003

 

2003-06

Improvements to Lodgment & Inquiry Facilities at QS (PDF 26.2 KB)

April 2003

 

2003-05

Counterfeit Certificates of Title (PDF 26.5 KB)

March 2003

 

2003-04

Conveyancing Procedures Affecting the Sale of Strata Lots and 'House & Land' Packages
Superseded by LPI Circular 2004-02
(PDF 46.1 KB)

June 2003

 

2003-03

LPI's Topographic Information Now Online (PDF 31.5 KB)

February 2003

 

2003-02

LPI Customer Survey (PDF 28.3 KB)

January 2003

 

2003-01

Improvements to Lodgment and Registration Services at Queens Square (PDF 30.0 KB)

January 2003

 

2002-08

Caveat Changes (PDF 32.5 KB)

December 2002

 

2002-07

Withdrawal of the Purchasers' Index Microfiche (PDF 410.4 KB)

November 2002

 

2002-06

Is Your Address of Service of Notices Current? (PDF 80.8 KB)

October 2002

 

2002-05

Cadastral Records Directory (CRD) (PDF 1.4 MB)

October 2002

 

2002-04

Electronic Lodgment of Plans (e-plan) (PDF 214.7 KB)

September 2002

 

2002-03

LPI Statement of Business Purpose (PDF 412.0 KB)

September 2002

 

2002-02

Survey Base for Strata Plans - Change of LPI practice from 1 June 2002 (PDF 476.4 KB)

May 2002

 

2002-01

Copies of Documents Associated with Plans (PDF 480.8 KB)

February 2002

 

2001-10

Cancelled Folio Identifier Search (PDF 35.1 KB)

October 2001

 

2001-09

Real Property Act Approved Forms - Reminder (PDF 46.2 KB)

October 2001

 

2001-08

Evidence Lodged in Support of Real Property Act Dealings (PDF 43.3 KB)

September 2001

 

2001-07

New Procedures for the Lodgment of Documents in the Personal Lodgment Facility (PDF 42.7 KB)

September 2001

 

2001-06a

Street Address Inquiry Service (PDF 44.9 KB)

September 2001

 

2001-06

Real Property Act Approved Forms - Update (PDF 47.7 KB)

June 2001

 

2001-05

Amendments to Strata Schemes Freehold and Leasehold Acts (PDF 47.0 KB)

May 2001

 

2001-04

Changes to Real Property Act Approved Forms from 1 July 2001 (PDF 46.9 KB)

May 2001

 

2001-03

The Purchaser's Index (PDF 157.8 KB)

May 2001

 

2001-02

Relocation of Service (PDF 69.5 KB)

May 2001

 

2001-01

e-RP Forms (PDF 107.8 KB)

March 2001