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HOW TO ACQUIRE A LEASEHOLD LAND TITLE

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Step 1

At the District

Pick, fill and submit Form 8, Form 10, Form 18 and Form 23 from the District Land Management office or District Land Board (DLB) for processing.

After processing, the DLB will return the fully completed forms to the Applicant for onward submission to the Ministry. 

Step 2

Requirements

  • Forms 8, 10, 18, 23
  • A set of 3 authentic Deed Plans
  • 3 Passport Photographs
  • Receipts of payment
  • Forwarding letter requesting for a Leasehold Title signed by the District Land Officer of the respective District where the land is located.

Step 3

At the Department of Land Administration 

Present the full set of original documents and a photocopy of the same to the Department of Land Administration for checking.

The photocopy is stamped ‘Received” and returned to you. Check with the Department of Land Administration after 10 working days to confirm approval or rejection.

If rejected, a letter explaining rejection is written and all documents returned to Applicant for correction and re-submission.

Step 4 

Office of land titles

The documents are forwarded to the Department of Land Registration (Office of Titles) for preparation and issuance of Lease agreements.

Check after 10 working days to pick up the Lease agreements for signing and sealing by the Chairperson and Secretary of controlling authority, pay Stamp Duty (1% of the premium and 1% the yearly rent multiplied by the number of years granted).

Step 5

  • Present fully signed and sealed Lease documents by the District Land Board
  • Chairperson and Secretary and Lease agreements embossed by URA.
  • You will be given a photocopy of the Lease agreements stamped ‘Received’. Check after 20 working days.

Step 6

  • Present the photocopy given to you by the Department of Land Registration stamped ‘Received’ and identification documents upon collecting the Leasehold Title.
  • Sign for the Title. The Photocopy is stamped ‘Returned’ on completion.

Documents required

  • Form 8,10,18 and 23
  • Set of Deeds Plans
  • Set of Passport Photographs
  • General receipts of Payment
  • Requesting Letter

Fees Paid at URA

  • 1% of the Premium and Ground Rent

Fees paid at the Ministry/District

  • Registration fees: 10,000/=
  • Assurance of Title: 20,000/=
  • Issuance fees: 20,000/=
  • Preparation of Lease:20,000/=

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