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Access titling information

Online

NSW Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) provides easy online access to many of the land titling records of New South Wales (NSW) through NSW LRS’ approved information brokers and free indexes through the NSW LRS Online portalSee the current list of NSW LRS fees and charges for land titling products and services.

Valuation Services Property sales information resellers offer reports and analyses of property sales trends.

For free viewing of NSW map information including property boundaries and aerial images visit the Spatial Services SIX Maps site.

Use our Historical Land Records Viewer (HLRV) to access charting maps including County, Parish Maps and Town Maps.

Over the counter

The number of documents delivered over the counter our NSW LRS Queens Square office is decreasing as more documents become available electronically.

Copies of documents available over the counter at NSW LRS Queens Square office include title searches, images of dealings, plans and other documents. Public terminals at Queens Square provide access to:

  • a number of free searches including street address inquiry, prior title, lots created searches
  • the Historical Land Records Viewer (HLRV)
  • Old Form Torrens title folio images.

Document request service

Our Document Request Service provides access to Old System records not yet digitised. If a customer selects a record not yet available online, the record is manually scanned and electronically delivered to the customer, generally within a 4 hour time frame, Monday to Friday.The record is then available for immediate online delivery to future customers. This service is available for Old System records and is delivered through NSW LRS’ approved information brokers.

Staff assisted searches

Searches can be conducted for customers by staff at NSW LRS's Sydney office for a commercial fee. Time based service fees apply in addition to standard document copy rates. Fees are payable by cash, cheque or credit card.

Official Searches prepared by NSW LRS are legal documents that can be used in a court of law as evidence, unlike a search prepared by a commercial searching company or information broker. Search requests can be lodged:

Central Register of Restriction (CRR)

The CRR is a centralised database recording potential and actual use of land by government agencies and utilities. NSW LRS maintains the CRR on behalf of participating organisations, but responsibility for the currency and accuracy of the information held on the CRR remains with those organisations. Online access to the CRR is available through NSW LRS's approved information brokers.

Participating CRR agencies

Department of Defence Office of Environment and Heritage Department of Industry East Australian Pipeline 
Jemena Gas Networks (NSW) Ltd Department of Education and Communities Transgrid Roads and Maritime Services 
Rail Corporation NSW Ausgrid Endeavour Energy  

 

NSW LRS discontinued the Property Information Inquiry Service as of 1 July 2015. Please refer to NSW LRS Circular 2015-02 (PDF 58 KB) for further details and alternative service providers.

Customer support

Customer Service Centre

1300 052 637

+ 61 2 9228 6666

GeneralEnquiry@nswlrs.com.au

Identity fraud

In any transaction affecting land, be it a sale or a purchase or establishing a mortgage over land, it is important to confirm the identity of the parties involved in the transaction. See Identity fraud page.

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