An individual customer is required to provide identification information, such as name and identification number(for passport, please also state the issuing country or authority) and also produce the identification document for checking by Land Registry staff.
Organisation customer is required to provide identification information of the authorised person, such as name and identification document number of the authorised person (for passport, please also state the issuing country or authority), the organisation name and its Company Number or Business Registration Number (for companies not registered in Hong Kong, please specify the place of incorporation). The authorised person is also required to produce his/her identification document and the staff card or the authorisation letter issued by the organisation for checking by Land Registry staff; and affix its organisation chop on the customer pay statement.
You can conduct land search of the land register at the Land Registry Customer Centre or any of New Territories Search Offices by providing the address / lot number / Property Reference Number (PRN) of the property. You may also conduct land searches by the IRIS Online Services through the Internet.
Before conducting land search, you have to provide identification information such as name and identification document number and give a confirmation statement that you have read and understand the purpose of the land records, agree to the Terms and Conditions for use of search services; and agree to comply with the provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486). For counter search services, you are required to produce the required identification documents for checking by the Land Registry staff and sign on the customer pay statement.