Land titles lodgement codes and fees A-G

This page shows the codes and fees for lodging a land title. Select a letter to view codes beginning with that letter (A - G)

A   B   C   D   E   F   G

Note: An additional counter fee of $20 per instrument applies to manual priority lodgements (all fees are GST inclusive).

Advertising

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
-in addition to registration fees231231

Accretion

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
ACCApplication in respect of17680

Agreements for Sale & Purchase

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
ASPAgreement for Sale and Purchase17680
ASPunder Maori Housing Amendment Act 1938176 
ASPunder Housing Act 1955176 
ASPunder Local Government Act 1974176 
RASPRescission or surrender of ASP under Housing or Local Government ActNil 
RASPRescission/Revocation of Agreement for Sale and Purchase17680
RASPRevocation of ASP under Maori Housing Amendment Act176 
RASPSurrender of ASP176 

Agreements

Please note some agreements might incur fees.

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
AGElectricity, forestry etc  
RAGRevocation of AG  
PRAGPartial revocation of AG  

Amalgamation

See:

Local Government Act 1974

Public Works Act 1981

Resource Management Act 1991

Appellation

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
NAPChange of / newNilNil

Applications

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
APP

under s19 or 200 Land Transfer Act,
s3 Land Transfer Amendment Act 1963 or
adverse possession claims

Registration
Form fee
Advertising

Total

+ for each notice required to be sent
+ for each issue of each new title

 

 

176
80
231

487

5
135

 

 

 

80
80
231

391

5
135

 

A8under s8 Housing Assets Transfer Act 1993
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)

176
135

80
135
A9application to transfer ownership - s9 Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 199317680
A10under s10 Irrigation Scheme Act 1990
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135
80
135
A19under s19 Ngāti Tama Claims Settlement Act 2003
& new certificate of title to issue (where required)

176
135

80
135
A24under s24 Southland Electricity Act 199317680
A25under s25(1) or (2) State Owned Enterprises Act 1986
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135
80
135
A28under s28 Housing Restructuring Act 1992
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135
80
135
A34under s34 Ngāti Turangitukua Claims Settlement Act 1999
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135
80
135
A37

 

under s37 Ngāti Tama Claims Settlement Act 2003
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)

176
135

80
135

A38under s38 Te Uri o Hau Claims Settlement Act 200217680
A43under s43 Ngāti Ruanui Claims Settlement Act 2003
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135

80
135

A86for ownership of minerals s86 Crown Minerals Act176 
A89Aunder 89A Land Transfer Act 1952 (application for Title to Access Strip)
+ Advertising Fee
+ new certificate of title to issue

176
231
135

80
231
135
A99Aunder s99A Land Transfer Act 195217680
A145under s145A Land Transfer Act 195218185
REunder s70 Land Transfer Act 1952 to remove redundant easement17680
S24under s24 Ngāti Ruanui Claims Settlement Act 200317680

Approving any Form

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
FAPApproval of a form under the Land Transfer Act 1952. If a document, as prescribed under the Land Transfer Act is presented on a form not approved by the Registrar-General of Land (whether printed on a printed form or not) then a form approval fee is payable. This fee should be added to the registration fee but the code "FAP" should not be used. This would include transfers, mortgages, encumbrances, variations of mortgage, memoranda of priority, leases, variations of leases, caveats, easement certificates, variations of easements and applications under the Land Transfer Act.8080

Body Corporate

See Unit Titles Act 1972 and 2010

Bonds

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
BONLocal Government Act 1974/Resource Management Act 199117680
DBONDIscharge of

176

80
DBONApplication to have expiry of BON noted176

80

PBONPartial discharge of17680
TBONTransfer of17680
VBONVariation of17680

Building Act 1991

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
C36Building Permit s36(2)176 
DC36Determination of Building Permit176 
C37Building Permit - 2 or more lots - s37(2)176 
RC37Removal of C37 s37(9)176 

Building Act 2004

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
C73Notification of Condition s73(1)(c) and 73(3)17680
C77Certification Imposing Condition s77(4)17680
RC74Notification of Redundant Entry s74(3) and (4)17680
RC83Certificate Approving Removal of Entry s83(3)17680

Building Line Restrictions

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
BLRUnder Local Government Act 1974176 
BLRUnder Land Act 1948176 
CBLRCancellation of17680
PBLRPartial cancellation of17680

Building Permits / Restrictions

See sections relating to the principal registration

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (see Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 for list of instruments under that Act)

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
N54Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Notice of Intention under s54(1)NilNil
PN54Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Intention under s54(4)NilNil
WN54Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Withdrawal of Notice of Intention under s54(4)NilNil
PR55Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Proclamation under s55NilNil
G534Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(4)NilNil
G535Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(5)NilNil
SCERCanterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Stopped Road notice (and request for new title)NilNil

Caveats

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
XCaveat (plus notice to registered proprietor)176
5
80
5
WXWithdrawal of17680
S145Serve notice to lapse under s145 Land Transfer Act55
PWXPartial withdrawal of17680
A145Application under s145A Land Transfer Act 1952
+ notice fee to serve notice to caveator
176
5
80
5

Certified Copies

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
 For certification of a true copy11 

Certificates / Notices

All types refer to relevant Acts eg:

  • Crown Forest Assets Act
  • Crown Research Institutes Act
  • Land Transfer Act
  • Public Works Act
  • Resource Management Act

Certificates of Title (Issue of New)

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
 All titles eg: fee simple, leasehold, composite, stratum135135

Changes / Correction of Name

See the Names section

Charges

See Statutory land charges

Charging Orders

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CHOunder s96A District Courts Act 1947Nil 
CHOunder Rating Powers Act 1988Nil 
CHOFamily Proceedings Act 1980Nil 
CHOunder Child Support Act 1991 (or variation of charging order)Nil 
CHOLocal Government (Rating) Act 2002176 
CHOExtension of Charging Orders176 
CHOCharging Order - High Court176 
DCHOCancellation of17680
DCHOCancellation of CHO Rating Powers Act 198817680
DCHODischarge of CHO Local Government (Rating) Act 200217680
DCHODischarge of CHO Family Proceedings Act 1980NilNil
DCHODischarge of CHO Child Support Act 1991NilNil
DCHODischarge of CHO s96A District Courts Act 1947NilNil
PCHOPartial discharge of charging order17680
PCHODischarge of CHO s96A District Courts Act 1947NilNil
TCTax Charge
s50 Land Tax Act 1976
s367 Income Tax Act 1976
NilNil
DTCDischarge of Tax ChargeNilNil
PDTCPartial discharge of Tax ChargeNilNil

Charitable Trusts Act 1957

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
ANTAppointment of Trustees s417680

Child Support Act 1991

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CHOCharging order (or variation of charging order)Nil 
DCHODischarge of charging orderNilNil

Claims

See Notices of claim

Climate Change Response Act 2002

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CCRClimate Change Response Act 2002 - Notice of status under s195(2)17680
CCRCClimate Change Response Act 2002 - Cancellation of Notice of status under s195(3)17680
CCRPClimate Change Response Act 2002 - Partial cancellation of notice of status under s195(3)17680

Compensation Certificates

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CCCompensation certificateNilNil
DCCDischarge ofNilNil
PDCCPartial discharge ofNilNil

Consents

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CONOConsent to notice s221 (4)(a) Resource Management Act17680
CCONCancellation of CONO17680
V221Variation of CONO17680

Consultations

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CSNunder s107 (9C) Public Works Act
under s220 Resource Management Act
Nil 

Court Orders (District and High and Family Courts)

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CHOCharging order District CourtNil 
CHOCharging order High Court176 
CHOExtension of charging order176 
CHOCharging Order or variation of Charging Order under Family Proceedings Act 1980Nil 
CHOCharging Order or variation of charging order under Child Support Act 1991Nil 
COCourt Orders eg: vesting under Matrimonial Property Act176 
COCourt Order under Proceeds of Crime Act 1991176 
COOrder under Protection and Personal Property Rights Act176 
COOrder appointing manager under Mental Health Act 1969176 
DCHOMemorandum of satisfaction17680
DCHODischarge of CHO under Family Proceedings Act 1980NilNil
DCHODischarge of CHO under Child Support Act 1991NilNil

Covenants

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
COVAll types (fencing, open space, restrictive, QEII National Trust, Resource Management Act etc)17680
RCOVSurrender / Revocation / Rescission / Cancellation / Expiry of17680
VCOVVariation of17680
C240Against transfer of allotments - s240 Resource Mgmt Act17680
PCOVPartial surrender / revocation / rescission / cancellation / expiry of17680
C25ACovenant against Transfer of Allotments - s25A(2)(b) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 199017680
R25ACancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 199017680
P25APartial cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 199017680

Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
ROCPRestraining Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009176 
FOCPForfeiture Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009176 
COCPCourt Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009176 

Crown Forest Assets Act 1989

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
RFLRescission of FLNilNil
VFLVariation of FL17680
TFLTransfer of FL17680
MFLMortgage of FL176 
TSFLTransmission of FL176 
PAEPublic Access Easement Certificate17680
VPAEVariation of PAE17680
CPAECancellation of PAE17680
COVProtective covenant17680
VCOVVariation of COV17680
RCOVCancellation of COV17680

Crown Minerals Act 1991

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
MIPMining/Prospecting/Exploration permits176 
RMIPRevocation of MIPNilNil
PMIPPartial surrender Mining/Prospecting/Exploration permitNilNil
TMIPTransfer of MIP176 
LMIPLease of MIP176 
SMIPSurrender of MIPNilNil
CE82Certificate of extension of mineral permit176 
N83Notice of Access Rights17680
A86Application for ownership of minerals176 

Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
N61Notice of Acceptance of Proposal under s61 Crown Pastoral Land Act 199817680
SP64Substantive Proposal & Approved Plan under s64 Crown Pastoral Land Act 199817680
BCACrown Pastoral Land Act 1998 - Advice of Base Carrying Capacity - s231(7)176 

Crown Research Institutes Act 1992

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
A35Certificate transferring land to the Crown Research Institute
+ for issue of each new title

176

135

80

135

Declarations of Loss

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
DLDeclaration of loss of lease issue of
provisional copy (s88 Land Transfer Act)
+ advertising

176

231

 

 

Deeds

Registration - prefix 'Y' to code for document type

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
YRegistration of Deeds1 
YECDeed of easement under s60 Land Act176 
YRCVDeed of revocation of a covenant176 

Deferred Payment Licences

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
DPLDeferred payment licence
+ bringing forward of encumbrances (where appropriate)
17680
PDPLPartial surrender of17680
SDPLSurrender of17680

Discharges (general)

See sections relating to the principal registration

Discharges of

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
DMMortgage17680
DM2 or more mortgages (same mortgagees/same title) presented
as one document otherwise $105.00 per operation
17680
DMMortgage Disabled Persons Community Welfare ActNilNil
DMRehabilitation mortgage17680
DMmore than one mortgagee executes on separate pages,
presented as one documen
17680
DMMMortgage of a Mortgage176 
PDMPartial - Mortgage17680
DENCEncumbrance17680
PENCPartial - encumbrance17680
DFBCFamily benefit chargeNilNil
DCCCompensation certificateNilNil
DCHOCharging order (See Charging Order)VariesVaries
DTCTax chargeNilNil
PDTCPartial - tax chargeNilNil
DLNLienNilNil
PDLNPartial - lienNilNil
DSLCStatutory Land Charge (See Statutory Land Charge)VariesVaries
D115Certificate under s114 Public Works ActNilNil
D221Irrigation ChargeNilNil
D308Certificate under s643 Local Government Act176 
P308Partial - C308176 
D643Certificate under s643 Local Government Act176 
DBONDischarge of Bond17680

Earthquake & War Damage Regulations 1984

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
C5ACertificate under Regulation 5ANilNil

RC5A

Discharge s28(5)Nil

Nil

Easements

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
EIEasement Instrument17680
VEVariation of17680
SESurrender of17680
EGrant of (without transferring land)17680
SESurrender of (with or without transferring land)17680
MEEMerger of (without transferring land)17680
TEGrant of and transfer of land (2 operations)352160
TSESurrender of and transfer of land (2 operations)352160
TMEEMerger of and transfer of land176 
HCECCertificate under Housing Act (pipeline, right of way etc)22
C243Revocation of conditional easement - s243 Res. Mgmt Act17680
REApplication to remove redundant easement17680

Electricity Act 1968

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
AGAgreementNil 
RAGExpiry of electricity agreementNil 
PRAGPartial release of agreementNil 
SLCChargeNilNil

Encumbrances

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
ENCEncumbrance17680
DENCDischarge of17680
PENCPartial discharge of17680
VENCVariation of17680

Family Benefit Charges

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
FBCFamily beneft chargeNil 
DFBCDischarge of productionNilNil
PFBCPartial discharge ofNilNil

Fencing Act 1978

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
AGAgreement, Deed of176 
RAGDischarge of176 
PRAGPartial release of agreement176 
COVCovenant, Deed of17680
RCOVRevocation / Surrender / Rescission of a COV17680

Foreshore and Seabed Endowment Revest Act 1991

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CCTCancel CT under s8Nil 

Forestry

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
AGForestry Rights Registration Agreement176 
AGForestry Encouragement AgreementNil 
SAGSurrender of AG176 
PSAGPartial surrender of AG176 
PRAGPartial release of AGNil 
RAGExpiration or termination of AGNil 
TAGTransfer of Forestry Rights Registration Agreement17680
VAGVariation of AGNil 

Forestry (Crown)

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
CFLCrown forestry licence17680
FMPSustainable forest management plan17680
SFPSustainable forest management permit17680

Friendly Societies Act 1908

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
-Appointment of trustees. Not lodged as a document.Nil 

Gazette Notices

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
GNIncludes Proclamations, Orders-in-CouncilNilNil
GNRevocation / Cancellation ofNilNil
GNGreater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Gazette Notice under s92(1), 92(2), 92(4), 96, 98, 104NilNil
C346Limited Access Road (Local Govt Act)17680
G534Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(4)NilNil
G535Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(5)NilNil

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016

CodeDetailManualAuto-registration or e-lodgement
GNGreater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Gazette Notice under s92, 96, 98, 104NilNil
N103Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Notice of Intention under s103(1)NilNil
P103Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Intention - s103(4)NilNil
W103Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Withdrawal of Notice of Intention - s103(4)NilNil
RLTDGreater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Notice of Direction to remove limitation –s75(6)17680
SRGreater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Stopped Road under s8717680

 

 

Last Updated: 27 September 2016