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

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
- in addition to registration fees 231 231

Accretion

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ACC Application in respect of 176 80

Agreements for Sale & Purchase

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ASP Agreement for Sale and Purchase 176 80
ASP under Maori Housing Amendment Act 1938 176  
ASP under Housing Act 1955 176  
ASP under Local Government Act 1974 176  
RASP Rescission or surrender of ASP under Housing or Local Government Act Nil  
RASP Rescission/Revocation of Agreement for Sale and Purchase 176 80
RASP Revocation of ASP under Maori Housing Amendment Act 176  
RASP Surrender of ASP 176  

Agreements

Please note some agreements might incur fees.

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
AG Electricity, forestry etc    
RAG Revocation of AG    
PRAG Partial revocation of AG    

Amalgamation

See:

Local Government Act 1974

Public Works Act 1981

Resource Management Act 1991

Appellation

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
NAP Change of / new Nil Nil

Applications

Code Detail Manual Auto-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

 

A8 under s8 Housing Assets Transfer Act 1993
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)

176
135

80
135
A9 application to transfer ownership - s9 Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 176 80
A10 under s10 Irrigation Scheme Act 1990
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135
80
135
A25 under s25(1) or (2) State Owned Enterprises Act 1986
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
176
135
80
135
A86 for ownership of minerals s86 Crown Minerals Act 176  
A89A under 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
A99A under s99A Land Transfer Act 1952 176 80
A145 under s145A Land Transfer Act 1952 181 85
RE under s70 Land Transfer Act 1952 to remove redundant easement 176 80

Approving any Form

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
FAP Approval 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. 80 80

Body Corporate

See Unit Titles Act 1972 and 2010

Bonds

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
BON Local Government Act 1974/Resource Management Act 1991 176 80
DBON DIscharge of

176

80
DBON Application to have expiry of BON noted 176

80

PBON Partial discharge of 176 80
VBON Variation of 176 80

Building Act 1991

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DC36 Determination of Building Permit 176  

Building Act 2004

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
C73 Notification of Condition s73(1)(c) and 73(3) 176 80
C77 Certification Imposing Condition s77(4) 176 80
RC74 Notification of Redundant Entry s74(3) and (4) 176 80
RC83 Certificate Approving Removal of Entry s83(3) 176 80

Building Line Restrictions

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CBLR Cancellation of 176 80
PBLR Partial cancellation of 176 80

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)

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
N54 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Notice of Intention under s54(1) Nil Nil
PN54 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Intention under s54(4) Nil Nil
WN54 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Withdrawal of Notice of Intention under s54(4) Nil Nil
PR55 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Proclamation under s55 Nil Nil
G534 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(4) Nil Nil
G535 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(5) Nil Nil
SCER Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Stopped Road notice (and request for new title) Nil Nil

Caveats

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
X Caveat (plus notice to registered proprietor) 176
5
80
5
WX Withdrawal of 176 80
S145 Serve notice to lapse under s145 Land Transfer Act 5 5
PWX Partial withdrawal of 176 80
A145 Application under s145A Land Transfer Act 1952
+ notice fee to serve notice to caveator
176
5
80
5

Certified Copies

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
  For certification of a true copy 11  

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)

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
  All titles eg: fee simple, leasehold, composite, stratum 135 135

Changes / Correction of Name

See the Names section

Charges

See Statutory land charges

Charging Orders

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CHO under s96A District Courts Act 1947 Nil  
CHO under Rating Powers Act 1988 Nil  
CHO Family Proceedings Act 1980 Nil  
CHO under Child Support Act 1991 (or variation of charging order) Nil  
CHO Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 176  
CHO Extension of Charging Orders 176  
CHO Charging Order - High Court 176  
DCHO Cancellation of 176 80
DCHO Cancellation of CHO Rating Powers Act 1988 176 80
DCHO Discharge of CHO Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 176 80
DCHO Discharge of CHO Family Proceedings Act 1980 Nil Nil
DCHO Discharge of CHO Child Support Act 1991 Nil Nil
DCHO Discharge of CHO s96A District Courts Act 1947 Nil Nil
PCHO Partial discharge of charging order 176 80
PCHO Discharge of CHO s96A District Courts Act 1947 Nil Nil
DTC Discharge of Tax Charge Nil Nil
PDTC Partial discharge of Tax Charge Nil Nil

Charitable Trusts Act 1957

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ANT Appointment of Trustees s4 176 80

Child Support Act 1991

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CHO Charging order (or variation of charging order) Nil  
DCHO Discharge of charging order Nil Nil

Claims

See Notices of claim

Climate Change Response Act 2002

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CCR Climate Change Response Act 2002 - Notice of status under s195(2) 176 80
CCRC Climate Change Response Act 2002 - Cancellation of Notice of status under s195(3) 176 80
CCRP Climate Change Response Act 2002 - Partial cancellation of notice of status under s195(3) 176 80

Compensation Certificates

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CC Compensation certificate Nil Nil
DCC Discharge of Nil Nil
PDCC Partial discharge of Nil Nil

Consents

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CONO Consent to notice s221 (4)(a) Resource Management Act 176 80
CCON Cancellation of CONO 176 80
V221 Variation of CONO 176 80

Court Orders (District and High and Family Courts)

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CHO Charging order District Court Nil  
CHO Charging order High Court 176  
CHO Extension of charging order 176  
CHO Charging Order or variation of Charging Order under Family Proceedings Act 1980 Nil  
CHO Charging Order or variation of charging order under Child Support Act 1991 Nil  
CO Court Orders eg: vesting under Matrimonial Property Act 176  
CO Court Order under Proceeds of Crime Act 1991 176  
CO Order under Protection and Personal Property Rights Act 176  
CO Order appointing manager under Mental Health Act 1969 176  
DCHO Memorandum of satisfaction 176 80
DCHO Discharge of CHO under Family Proceedings Act 1980 Nil Nil
DCHO Discharge of CHO under Child Support Act 1991 Nil Nil

Covenants

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
COV All types (fencing, open space, restrictive, QEII National Trust, Resource Management Act etc) 176 80
RCOV Surrender / Revocation / Rescission / Cancellation / Expiry of 176 80
VCOV Variation of 176 80
C240 Against transfer of allotments - s240 Resource Mgmt Act 176 80
PCOV Partial surrender / revocation / rescission / cancellation / expiry of 176 80
C25A Covenant against Transfer of Allotments - s25A(2)(b) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 176 80
R25A Cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 176 80
P25A Partial cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 176 80

Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ROCP Restraining Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 176  
FOCP Forfeiture Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 176  
COCP Court Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 176  

Crown Forest Assets Act 1989

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
RFL Rescission of FL Nil Nil
VFL Variation of FL 176 80
TFL Transfer of FL 176 80
PAE Public Access Easement Certificate 176 80
CPAE Cancellation of PAE 176 80
COV Protective covenant 176 80
VCOV Variation of COV 176 80
RCOV Cancellation of COV 176 80

Crown Minerals Act 1991

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
RMIP Revocation of MIP Nil Nil
PMIP Partial surrender Mining/Prospecting/Exploration permit Nil Nil
SMIP Surrender of MIP Nil Nil
N83 Notice of Access Rights 176 80
A86 Application for ownership of minerals 176  

Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
N61 Notice of Acceptance of Proposal under s61 Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 176 80
SP64 Substantive Proposal & Approved Plan under s64 Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 176 80
BCA Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 - Advice of Base Carrying Capacity - s231(7) 176  

Deeds

Registration - prefix 'Y' to code for document type

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
Y Registration of Deeds 1  
YEC Deed of easement under s60 Land Act 176  
YRCV Deed of revocation of a covenant 176  

Deferred Payment Licences

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DPL Deferred payment licence
+ bringing forward of encumbrances (where appropriate)
176 80
PDPL Partial surrender of 176 80
SDPL Surrender of 176 80

Discharges (general)

See sections relating to the principal registration

Discharges of

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DM Mortgage 176 80
DM 2 or more mortgages (same mortgagees/same title) presented
as one document otherwise $105.00 per operation
176 80
DM Mortgage Disabled Persons Community Welfare Act Nil Nil
DM Rehabilitation mortgage 176 80
DM more than one mortgagee executes on separate pages,
presented as one documen
176 80
DMM Mortgage of a Mortgage 176  
PDM Partial - Mortgage 176 80
DENC Encumbrance 176 80
PENC Partial - encumbrance 176 80
DFBC Family benefit charge Nil Nil
DCC Compensation certificate Nil Nil
DCHO Charging order (See Charging Order) Varies Varies
DTC Tax charge Nil Nil
PDTC Partial - tax charge Nil Nil
DLN Lien Nil Nil
DSLC Statutory Land Charge (See Statutory Land Charge) Varies Varies
D115 Certificate under s114 Public Works Act Nil Nil
D221 Irrigation Charge Nil Nil
D643 Certificate under s643 Local Government Act 176  
DBON Discharge of Bond 176 80

Earthquake & War Damage Regulations 1984

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement

RC5A

Discharge s28(5) Nil

Nil

Easements

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
EI Easement Instrument 176 80
VE Variation of 176 80
SE Surrender of 176 80
E Grant of (without transferring land) 176 80
SE Surrender of (with or without transferring land) 176 80
MEE Merger of (without transferring land) 176 80
TE Grant of and transfer of land (2 operations) 352 160
TSE Surrender of and transfer of land (2 operations) 352 160
HCEC Certificate under Housing Act (pipeline, right of way etc) 2 2
C243 Revocation of conditional easement - s243 Res. Mgmt Act 176 80
RE Application to remove redundant easement 176 80

Electricity Act 1968

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
AG Agreement Nil  
RAG Expiry of electricity agreement Nil  
PRAG Partial release of agreement Nil  
SLC Charge Nil Nil

Encumbrances

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ENC Encumbrance 176 80
DENC Discharge of 176 80
PENC Partial discharge of 176 80
VENC Variation of 176 80

Family Benefit Charges

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DFBC Discharge of production Nil Nil
PFBC Partial discharge of Nil Nil

Fencing Act 1978

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
AG Agreement, Deed of 176  
RAG Discharge of 176  
PRAG Partial release of agreement 176  
COV Covenant, Deed of 176 80
RCOV Revocation / Surrender / Rescission of a COV 176 80

Forestry

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
AG Forestry Rights Registration Agreement 176  
AG Forestry Encouragement Agreement Nil  
SAG Surrender of AG 176  
PSAG Partial surrender of AG 176  
PRAG Partial release of AG Nil  
RAG Expiration or termination of AG Nil  
TAG Transfer of Forestry Rights Registration Agreement 176 80
VAG Variation of AG Nil  

Forestry (Crown)

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CFL Crown forestry licence 176 80
FMP Sustainable forest management plan 176 80
SFP Sustainable forest management permit 176 80

Friendly Societies Act 1908

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
- Appointment of trustees. Not lodged as a document. Nil  

Gazette Notices

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
GN Includes Proclamations, Orders-in-Council Nil Nil
GN Revocation / Cancellation of Nil Nil
GN Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Gazette Notice under s92(1), 92(2), 92(4), 96, 98, 104 Nil Nil
C346 Limited Access Road (Local Govt Act) 176 80
G534 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(4) Nil Nil
G535 Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(5) Nil Nil

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
GN Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Gazette Notice under s92, 96, 98, 104 Nil Nil
N103 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Notice of Intention under s103(1) Nil Nil
P103 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Intention - s103(4) Nil Nil
W103 Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Withdrawal of Notice of Intention - s103(4) Nil Nil
RLTD Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Notice of Direction to remove limitation –s75(6) 176 80
SR Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Stopped Road under s87 176 80
Last Updated: 2 May 2018