Find out what professional assistance you might need and how to engage a registered conveyancer, legal practitioner or licensed surveyor.
Change your residential, postal or company address. If you don't do this your old address will remain on the certificate of title.
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.
Notification of a death
While Land Services SA cannot provide legal advice on property transactions, we have developed resources to assist you, should you decide to prepare and lodge your own legal documents as a self-represented party.
Subscribe to our Title Watch service and monitor activity against selected properties
Registrar-General’s LTO Fee Calculator.
The property transfer fees calculator quickly figures the stamp duty
Click here to view all relevant Land Transaction Fees
The Registrar-General’s Plan Presentation Guidelines (PPG) describes the requirements for property related plans lodged Land Services SA in South Australia.
Surveying and lodging organisations can electronically submit the following plan types with Land Services SA (LSSA) using the Electronic Plan Lodgement (EPL) system:
Title Watch is an online subscription service that monitors activity against a selected certificate of title. When activity is detected, a subscriber will automatically receive an email and an optional SMS alert.
Property owners can access SAILIS as a guest user and complete their subscription under the 'Land search' menu.
Conveyancers and practitioners with a SAILIS account should log on and complete their subscription through the 'Land search' menu.
Up to 20 certificates of title can be included in a single subscription.
To create a subscription, you will need the following:
These are typically ordered by a real estate agent when a property is being listed for sale. The products provide information about government agency interests in a property for inclusion with the Form 1 contract.
A Priority Notice is a notice lodged against a certificate of title or crown lease which reserves priority for an upcoming land transaction. A Priority Notice is generally lodged by the purchaser’s conveyancer or solicitor up to 60 days prior to the date scheduled for settlement. Subscribers will be directed to SAILIS to view the details of any Priority Notices lodged over the title they selected.
Types of documents lodged with the Land Services SA include transfers, mortgages, leases and caveats. Subscribers will be directed to SAILIS to view the details of any documents lodged over an affected title.
Titles may be cancelled as a result of a land subdivision, amalgamation, or where a transaction may require Land Services SA to issue a new certificate of title. Where a title is cancelled, subscribers will be directed to SAILIS to view the new title reference that has been issued.
A subscription will automatically carry across to a newly created title. You can remove new titles from your subscription.
Once subscribed, Title Watch users will receive a range of notifications.
If more than one subscribed title experiences activity, all those titles will be included in a single notification.
Every notification displays a link to manage a subscription. Subscribers can:
Subscriptions must be renewed every 12 months. Renewal notifications will be sent four weeks prior to the subscription expires.