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What you need to know about notifying Land Services SA of a change in your address
Your Certificate of Title needs to be updated if you have changed your name. Read more to find out how to change your name on your Certificate of Title.
If one of the owners of a property dies you need to notify Land Services SA. Read more to find out how to update your Certificate of Title following the death of a proprietor.
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Change your residential, postal or company address. If you don't do this your old address will remain on the certificate of title.
Notification of a death
You can apply to have your address suppressed from the results of a name search carried out on Land Services SA land information systems. This is a free service.
Suppression can only apply to name searches of Lands Titles Office (LTO) records. If a search is made using an identifier other than a name - eg a certificate of title reference, the full details will be displayed in the results.
To be eligible, you must be willing to declare that you believe your safety or the safety of another person may be put at risk by your address being displayed in the results of a name search. You must also meet at least one of these criteria:
If you are unsure about the availability of your personal information through searches of records held by other agencies – eg the electoral commission, your local council, you should contact those agencies directly.
How to apply
Complete a name search suppression application and return this to Land Services SA:
Suppressions are kept in place until:
Updating information on a name search suppression
Once a name search suppression is in place you will need to notify Land Services SA if you:
To update your information complete an application to amend a suppression record.
Legitimate access to suppressed information
People who can demonstrate a legitimate business need for access to suppressed information - eg an executor of the estate of a person whose details are suppressed, can apply for access.
To do this they must:
Applications for access to suppressed information will only be approved if the Registrar-General is satisfied that the applicant has a legitimate business need for the information, and that nobody will be put at risk by its release.
Land Services SA has a legal obligation to provide suppressed information - eg a change of property ownership details, to certain government agencies. This includes: