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:
A party to a real property transaction may authorise a registered conveyancer or legal practitioner to act on their behalf. A client authorisation form is used for this purpose.
An acceptable smart form version of this form can be found on the ARNECC website
A client authorisation is required whenever a conveyancing practitioner represents a client in a transaction. It can provide authorisation for a practitioner to:
A client authorisation is optional for caveats and priority notices.
A client authorisation is not required for instruments relating to applications:
The client authorisation form clearly sets out the details of the authorisation. It must be signed by the client and the conveyancing practitioner (or their agent). The practitioner signs the form to certify that they have taken reasonable steps to verify both:
Ideally, the verification of identity and verification of authority occurs at the same time the client signs the authorisation.
The completed client authorisation form must be retained as supporting evidence of authority for the transaction.
The Australian Registrars’ National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC) has published a guidance note on client authorisation.