(A) Deeds Registration

(I) Registration of deeds
(II) Deed Registration Process
(III) Registration Fees

(I) Registration of deeds

What is registration of deeds?

In what way is the registration of document related to me as a member of the public?

What are the benefits of registering a document in the Land Registry to me?


(II) Deed Registration Process

Step 1 - Preparation by lodging party

 

Step 2 - Lodgement of deeds


  • The documents, the corresponding memorials, the lodgement list and registration fee should be presented to the lodgement counter at the Land Registry.
  • Upon receiving the documents, memorials, the lodgement list and registration fee, the lodgement counter staff will enter the lodgement particulars into the Integrated Registration Information System (the System).
  • A receipt showing all the memorial numbers allotted by the System for each document and the payment of registration fee will also be issued to the lodging party.

Lodgement of deeds


Step 3 - Data entry of information of the document


  • The particulars contained in the memorial will be entered into the System on the same day of receipt.
  • The System will then generate a Memorial Day Book containing all the memorials in regular succession on the next day for inspection by the public.

Data entry of information of the document


Step 4 - Scrutiny and Registration of document

The above procedures are illustrated in a "Flowchart on Registration Procedures".


(III) Registration Fees

The requisite registration fee for each type of document can be found in the Schedule to the Land Registration Fees Regulations under the Land Registration Ordinance (Cap. 128).