Find out what a sensitive land certificate is and how to get one.

What is a sensitive land certificate?

A sensitive land certificate is a document that tells us about the features and qualities of an area of land. If you are applying for consent to acquire any sensitive land, you must provide us with a sensitive land certificate. If you are unsure whether the land you wish to acquire is sensitive land, a sensitive land certificate will clarify this for you.

Who provides sensitive land certificates?

The certificates are prepared, using our templates, by people with specialist knowledge, such as:

  • a LINZ-accredited Crown property service provider, who is practised in providing sensitive land certificates.

LINZ accredited Crown property service providers 

Provide your chosen provider with the attached template:

Last Updated: 24 November 2021