Get a current copy of title
A Certificate of Title is an official record of land ownership which can include information about mortgages, covenants (restrictions), caveats and easements.
Certificates of Title are issued by Land Victoria after each registration that affects the interests the land (for example, a Certificate of Title would be issued following the registration of land transfer or mortgage). Council don't hold copies of titles, and cannot provide you with a property title.
You can get a copy of a property title online, and it takes approximately five minutes to complete. You will need the following to apply:
- Either a street address, volume folio number, lot on plan, council property number or crown allotment
- Valid email address
- Credit card for payment (fees from $7.64 depending on the options selected)
Apply for a Certificate of Title
All planning applications must be submitted with a current Certificate of Title, and a copy of any covenants, Section 173 Agreements, or any other encumbrances which are registered on the title. Your title search must not be more than three months old.