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Q1: How can I obtain information on the saleable area of a unit?
A: The information may be obtained through the following channels:
  • Go to the Property Information Online of the Rating and Valuation Department at www.rvdpi.gov.hk (Enquiry Hotline: 2150 8836) for information on saleable area of private domestic properties (excluding village type houses).
  • For developments under the Consent Scheme of the Lands Department, the saleable area of the unit is usually available from the agreement for sale and purchase of the first assignment of the property registered in the Land Registry.
Q2: Where does an estate agent get my telephone number?
A: The Registry does not have the telephone number of property owners. Please check with the estate agent direct.
Q3: How can I know whether the scavenging lane is owned by our building?
A: Check the site plan, deed poll and carving out plan to see if it falls within the boundary of the lot of the building. At the same time, you can also make reference to the Deed of Mutual Covenants of the building to confirm whether the scavenging lane is owned by the building.
Q7: How can I obtain the old editions of the Street Index and CRT?
A: The old editions of the Street Index from the 31st to 52nd editions published between 1999 and 2020 and CRT from the 1st to 21st editions published between 2000 and 2020 on compact disc are still available for sale. The price for the 31st to 34th editions of the Street Index and 1st to 3rd editions of the CRT per compact disc is $300. The 35th to 48th editions of the Street Index and 4th to 17th editions of the CRT per compact disc costs $250. The price for the 49th to 52nd editions of the Street Index and 18th to 21st editions of the CRT per compact disc is $370.

The Land Registry is also in possession of the 24th to 30th editions of the Street Index in bound volume published in 1936, 1938, 1956, 1961, 1967, 1977 and 1987 respectively. They are available for free inspection at the Customer Centre. Photocopying is subject to a fee.

To purchase the old editions of the Street Index and CRT on compact disc or to arrange for inspection of the bound volumes of the Street Index, please call 3105 0000 and press "6", "4", "3" after language selection. 
Q8: I notice some particulars of memorials are not recorded on certain land registers. How can I obtain these particulars?
A: If you wish to obtain the particulars of these memorials, you may contact us through our Customer Service Hotline at 3105 0000 or approach our Information Counter / Search Counter for assistance.
Q9: I only have a memorial number, but I do not know which premises are being affected. How can I get the information?
A: You may order a memorial form with respect to your required memorial number and obtain the information of the affected premises from the memorial form.