REPLACEMENT TITLE/CERTIFICATE

(THE REGISTERED LAND ACT,
CHAPTER 194, LAWS OF BELIZE
REVISED EDITION 2000)

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • If a land certificate or title is lost or destroyed, the proprietor may apply to the Registrar of Lands for the issue of a new certificate or title.
  • The Registrar of Lands must be satisfied with the evidence submitted to issue a replacement title and cancel the previous title.
  • Notice of loss of title will be published in the Belize Gazette.
  • The process takes approximately 3 months.
  • If, after the issue of a new title the previous title is found, it must be delivered to the Registrar for cancellation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Declaration stating the title has been lost or destroyed (provided)
  • Notarized passport copies of proprietors
  • Notarized copies of company documents if owned by company
  • Application for New Title (provided)
  • Recent copy of land tax statement
  • Map, sketch or survey of property
  • Copy of Land Register (depending on type of title)
  • Copy of previous title (depending on type of title)

DEED OF CONVEYANCE

For lost or destroyed Deed of Conveyance, we can obtain a certified copy for a total cost of US $ 281.25.

REPLACEMENT TITLE FEES

For Land Certificates and Transfer Certificate of Titles (TCT), our processing fee is US $506.25 plus the recording fee payable to Lands Department. The recording fee depends on the type of title lost as follows (separate from processing fee):

  • The recording fee for lost Land Certificate is US $ 60.00.
  • The recording fee for lost Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) is US $ 310.00.

 

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