Find out what professional assistance you might need and how to engage a registered conveyancer, legal practitioner or licensed surveyor.
Change your residential, postal or company address. If you don't do this your old address will remain on the certificate of title.
Your Certificate of Title needs to be updated if you have changed your name. Read more to find out how to change your name on your Certificate of Title.
Notification of a death
While Land Services SA cannot provide legal advice on property transactions, we have developed resources to assist you, should you decide to prepare and lodge your own legal documents as a self-represented party.
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Registrar-General’s LTO Fee Calculator.
The property transfer fees calculator quickly figures the stamp duty
Click here to view all relevant Land Transaction Fees
The Registrar-General’s Plan Presentation Guidelines (PPG) describes the requirements for property related plans lodged Land Services SA in South Australia.
Surveying and lodging organisations can electronically submit the following plan types with Land Services SA (LSSA) using the Electronic Plan Lodgement (EPL) system:
If an owner wants to add or remove a name from their Certificate of Title, a Transfer must be lodged with Land Services SA.
Transacting property is a complex endeavour, and Land Services SA strongly advices individuals to seek the assistance of a Registered Conveyancer or Solicitor when dealing with any estate and interest in land.
While Land Services SA cannot provide legal advice on property transactions, we have developed the below resources to assist you, should you decide to prepare and lodge your own legal documents as a self-represented party.
1. Review the Transfer T1 Checklist to assist you in checking off the steps you will need to complete before lodging a Transfer with Land Services SA.
2. Download a copy of the Transfer Form T1
3. View the Transfer Form T1 Guidance Notes to assist you in completing the Transfer Form
Please note, if you complete this form without the assistance of a Registered Conveyancer or Legal Practitioner, you will need to comply with the legislative requirements and provide the relevant certifications that apply to self-represented parties.
4. View the LTO Form Standards that you must comply with when completing the Transfer Form
5. Have your Identity Verified
Applications for a Transfer are subject to the Registrar-General's Verification of Identity
Land Services SA have developed a Verification of Identity Requirements for Self-Represented Parties Guidance Note for your convenience.
6. Have your Authority Verified
Applications for a Transfer are subject to, and must comply with the Registrar-General's Verification of Authority requirements.
7. Have your Transfer assessed by Revenue SA for Stamp Duty Requirements
Land Services SA have published a range of property related fees as well as a Transfer Fee Calculator. You can use these for your convenience, however must have your Transfer assessed (stamped) by Revenue SA before lodgement with Land Services SA.
Property Transfer Fee Calculator
Ad Valorem Fees
8. Lodge the Application
Lodge the completed application with Land Services SA along with: