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RECTIFICATION OF TITLE TO LAND

RECTIFICATION OF TITLE TO LAND

In furtherance of the current reforms in Lands Bureau, the Directorate is now saddled with process of rectification of titles to land arising from application for subsequent transactions on land or registration of same.

REQUIREMENTS FOR RECTIFICATION

  • Application letter addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau.
  • 2Nos. Deed of Rectification
  • 2 Nos. Sunprint Survey plan for survey rectification
  • Newspaper publication (half page) in a widely circulated
  • Newspaper for rectification
  • Means of identification (National ID, Driving License, Voter’s Card or data page of valid International passport
  • Sworn affidavit with photograph attached
  • Receipts evidencing payment of rectification charges:
    1. 1.5% aggregate broken down into;
    2. Rectification Fee @ 0.75% of assessed value,
    3. Stamp duty @ 0.375% of assessed value and
    4. Registration @ 0.375% of assessed value

WORKFLOW FOR TITLE RECTIFICATION

  • Submission of application/request (with attached documents)
  • Evaluation of Deeds and documents submitted
  • Survey Charting (Surveyor-General)
  • Investigation of site by other Agencies of Government, where necessary
  • Recommendation for approval
  • Stamping and Registration by Land Registry
  • Collection of registered deed at Land Services