Search of owners' corporations records
Q1: Can a member of public conduct a search on the Index of Owners' Corporations and the owners’ corporations records?
Q2: How to search the Index of Owners' Corporations?
A: Searchers can browse the Index of Owners' Corporations free of charge at http://www.landreg.gov.hk/en/services/oi-index.htm. The information includes names of corporations, addresses of the buildings and the corporation numbers.
Q3: How to search the owners' corporations records?
A: Searchers can conduct search of the owners' corporations records at the relevant Land Registry office upon completing the payment form and settling the payment of the prescribed fees as set out in the Building Management (Fees) Regulations. The records are respectively kept in our Urban Owners Incorporation Unit and the three New Territories Search Offices as follows:
If the searchers do not know the districts where the owners' corporations are situated, they can refer to the Index of Owners' Corporations for Hong Kong and Kowloon and New Territories districts. Searchers can also call any of our offices to ascertain the appropriate Land Registry office.
|Office||Districts where the owners' corporations are situated|
|Customer Centre||Hong Kong, Kowloon and Islands|
|Tai Po Search Office||North, Sai Kung, Sha Tin and Tai Po|
|Tsuen Wan Search Office||Tsuen Wan and Tuen Mun|
|Yuen Long Search Office||Yuen Long|
Q4: What kind of information is required for conducting a search of the owners' corporations records?
A: Searchers are required to provide the corporation name or the corporation number.
Q5: What are the fees for inspecting or supplying a copy of the owners' corporations records?
A: Prescribed fees as set out in the Building Management (Fees) Regulations are as follows:
|1.||For inspecting the register of corporations maintained by the Land Registrar and any document relating to a corporation required to be submitted to the Land Registrar under the Ordinance||$14|
|2.||For supplying a copy or extract of any register or document, per folio or part thereof||$14|
|3.||For the certificate of the Land Registrar in relation to any copy or extract||$43|
Q7: How long does it take for supplying copies of owners’ corporation records?
A: It generally takes around 30 minutes to supply copies of owners’ corporation records.