January 2021

Ninety-nine percent of documents available as electronic dealings in NSW

NSW LRS and the Office of the Registrar General have worked with Electronic Lodgment Network Operator, PEXA, to make 99% of property dealings available for electronic lodgment, without the need to attach a paper dealing.

January 2021

Resilient NSW residential mortgage market ends 2020 on three-year high

Data from NSW Land Registry Services’ latest Residential Mortgage Activity report shows 2020 wrapped up with record growth in December, with the highest volume of mortgages written on the Register since May 2017 and the third highest in more than 16 years.

December 2020

Registrar General mandates new required dealings for electronic lodgment

Today the Registrar General has declared that twenty-nine dealings will become Required Dealings from 22 March 2021, meaning the documents must be lodged electronically.

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Lapsing Notices go digital

NSW Land Registry Service (NSW LRS) will now send Lapsing Notices to the lodging party via email, cutting notification times by up to seven days and making it quicker and easier to remove a caveat.

September 2020

Lapsing Notices go digital

Two-year limit now in force for Plan Certificate of Currency

NSW Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) advises customers and lodging parties that from 1 September 2020, the final stage for the plan currency time limit under the Conveyancing (General) Regulation 2018 takes effect.

August 2020

Two-year limit now in force for Plan Certificate of Currency

Simplifying lodgment of Plan Amendment requests

Customers can now capture all amendment documents and consents obtained in a new smart form, allowing NSW LRS plan review requests to be managed faster.

August 2020

Simplifying lodgment of Plan Amendment requests

Digital plans are now more accessible

NSW LRS has worked with DCS Spatial Services to create a digital distribution channel for our Information Brokers to access more than 650,000 digital survey plans.

August 2020

Digital plans are now more accessible

New guides simplify strata change registration

Strata schemes can now use new online LRS guides to help register scheme changes more efficiently.

August 2020

New guides simplify strata change registration

Lease of Premises Checklist

The Lease of Premises Checklist will assist customers and lodging parties to prepare leases of premises and annexed premises plans for lodgment with NSW LRS.

July 2020

Lease of Premises Checklist

Update on the commencement of changes for accredited certifiers

The Building and Development Certifiers Act 2018 commenced on 1 July 2020 meaning certifiers (other than a local council) will, be referred to as ‘registered certifier’ and not ‘accredited certifier’.

July 2020

Update on the commencement of changes for accredited certifiers

New short-term letting reforms highlight by-law registration

An owners corporation can now adopt a by-law to prevent short-term rental accommodation in strata schemes.

July 2020

New short-term letting reforms highlight by-law registration

Changes to some of our contact numbers

As a result of our recent relocation, changes are occurring to our telephone systems.

July 2020

Changes to some of our contact numbers

New NSW LRS Lodgment Office now open

We are pleased to announce, we opened the new modern NSW Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) lodgment office today and we are serving our customers from Level 30, 175 Liverpool Street, Sydney.

June 2020

New NSW LRS Lodgment Office now open
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Service Status Update

Until December 2018, there will be planned outages for some NSW LRS systems while we undertake essential works. Where possible these works have been scheduled over weekends to minimise disruption to our customers.

Upcoming Outages:
Will be advised once confirmed.

To check on the status of our online services or to subscribe to our outage notifications, please visit our Service Status page.