The Department of Land Administration is responsible for supervision of land administration institutions and valuation of land and other properties

No. Services Standard time Cost*
1. Processing upcountry instructions to prepare land title (both leasehold and freehold) 10 working days
  • Registration fee -10,000/=
  • Issue of certificate of Title -20,000/=
  • Assurance of title – 5% of premium or 20,000/= in case of freehold
  • Preparation of lease- 20,000/=¬∑
2. Provide technical advice in writing Within 10 working days No cost
3. Give consents to transfer 3 working days
  • Consent fee 20,000/=
  • For each additional plot-5,000/=
4. Processing extensions on expired initial leases and renewal of leases 20 working days
  • Registration fee10,000/=
  • Preparation of lease 20,000/=
  • Issue of certificate of title 20,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Extension/application fee 20,000/=
5. Processing of extensions of running leases 10 working days
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • ¬∑Extension application fee 20,000/=
6. Processing variation of terms lease/ change of user after approval from the controlling authority and national physical planning board 7 working days
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Variation fee20,000/=(premium and ground rent must have been assessed and paid by the client)
7. Processing conversions from customary tenure to freehold 10 working days
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Issue of certificate 20,000/=
  • Application fee 50,000/=
8. Processing sub division 15 working days
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=per title
  • Issue of certificate 20,000/= per title
  • Application fee 20,000/=
9 Conversions from leasehold to freehold 10 working days
  • 100,000/= for urban areas
  • 40,000/= for rural areas
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Issue of certificate 20,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Application fee-20,000/=
10. Process grant of leasehold and free hold 15 working days
  • Preparation of lease-20,000/=
  • Regisation-10,000/=
  • Issue of certificate of title20,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Application fee-20,000/=
11. Assurance of search report on information from the land Administration registry on ownership status of land , Plot number Within 3 working days
  • Search free-10,000/=
  • Perusal fees-5,000/=
12 Processing of certified documents after receiving the relevant land file 1 working day
  • Search fee-10,000/=
  • Perusal fees-5,000/=
  • Certification per page-2,000/=
13 Issuance of search report for information in the map records office to establish status of the land 10 working days
  • Search fee-10,000/=
14 Processing building plans 10 working days
  • Search fee-10,000/=
15 Processing conversions from customary tenure to free hold 10 working days
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Issue of certificate 20,000/=
  • Application fee 50,000/=

 

16 Processing sub division 15 working days
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=per title
  • Issue of certificate 20,000/= per title
  • Application fee 20,000/=
17 Conversions from leasehold to freehold 10 working days
  • 100,000/= for urban areas
  • 40,000/= for rural areas
  • Registration fee 10,000/=
  • Issue of certificate 20,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Application fee-20,000/=
18 Process grant of leasehold and free hold 15 working days
  • Preparation of lease-20,000/=
  • Regisation-10,000/=
  • Issue of certificate of title20,000/=
  • Assurance of title 20,000/=
  • Application fee-20,000/=
19 Issuance of search report on information from the land Administration registry on ownership status of land , plot number Within 3 working days
  • Search free-10,000/=
  • Perusal fees-5,000/=
20 Processing of certified documents after receiving the relevant land file 1 working day
  • Search fee-10,000/=
  • Perusal fees-5,000/=
  • Certification per page-2,000/=
21 Issuance of search report for information in the map records office to establish status of the land 10 working days
  • Search fee-10,000/=
22 Processing building plans 10 working days
  • Search fee-10,000/=