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: 

All fees are GST inclusive.

Advertising

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
- in addition to registration fees 450 450

Accretion

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ACC Application in respect of 180 90

Agreements for Sale & Purchase

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ASP Agreement for Sale and Purchase 180 90
ASP under Maori Housing Amendment Act 1938 180  
ASP under Housing Act 1955 180  
ASP under Local Government Act 1974 180  
RASP Rescission or surrender of ASP under Housing or Local Government Act Nil  
RASP Rescission/Revocation of Agreement for Sale and Purchase 180 90
RASP Revocation of ASP under Maori Housing Amendment Act 180  
RASP Surrender of ASP 180  

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
AP17 Application for Record of Title - ss155, 172 or 204 Land Transfer Act 2017

 

Registration
Advertising

Total

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

 

 

180
450

630

6
145

 

 

90
450

540

6
145

A8 under s8 Housing Assets Transfer Act 1993
+ new record of title to issue (where required)
180
145
90
145
A9 application to transfer ownership - s9 Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 180 90
A10 under s10 Irrigation Scheme Act 1990
+ new record of title to issue (where required)
180
145
90
145
A25 under s25(1) or (2) State Owned Enterprises Act 1986
+ new record of title to issue (where required)
180
145
90
145
A60 under s60 New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Act 2018 180 90
A86 for ownership of minerals s86 Crown Minerals Act 180  
A185 Application for Title to Access Strip under s185 LTA 2017
Application
+ Advertising Fee
+ new record of title to issue
 

 

180
450
145

 

 

90
450
145

A120 Application for Release of Statutory Land Charge - s120(3) Land Transfer Act 2017 180 90
A90 Application under s90 Land Transfer Act 2017 180 90
A143 Application to lapse caveat under s143 Land Transfer Act 2017 186 (includes $6 notice fee) 90 (includes $6 notice fee)
APOL

Application - (other legislation)
+ new certificate of title to issue (where required)
+ advertising fee (where required)
+ for each notice required to be sent (where required)

180
145
450
6

90
145
450
6
CFEN Application to Cancel Fencing Covenant or Agreement - s21 LTA 2017, r19 LTR 2018 180 90
EE Extinguishment of Easement - s113/114/ 115 LTA 2017 180 90
M143 Application under s143 LTA 2017 MLC 0 0
R55 Application under s55(7) New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Act 2018 180 90

Approving any Form

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
FAP If an instrument, as prescribed under the Land Transfer Act is presented on a form not approved by the Registrar-General of Land under regulation 6 of the Land Transfer Regulations 2018  (whether printed on a printed form or not) then a form approval fee may be 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, mortgage priority instruments, 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 2010

Bonds

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
BON Local Government Act 1974/Resource Management Act 1991 180 90
DBON Discharge of 180 90
DBON Application to have expiry of BON noted 180 90
PBON Partial discharge of 180 90
VBON Variation of 180 90

Building Act 1991

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DC36 Determination of Building Permit 180  

Building Act 2004

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
C73 Notification of Condition s73(1)(c) and 73(3) 180 90
C77 Certification Imposing Condition s77(4) 180 90
RC74 Notification of Redundant Entry s74(3) and (4) 180 90
RC83 Certificate Approving Removal of Entry s83(3) 180 90

Building Line Restrictions

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CBLR Cancellation of 180 90
PBLR Partial cancellation of 180 90

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 owner) 180
6
90
6
WX Withdrawal of 180 90
A143 Application to lapse caveat under s143 LTA 2017
(plus notice served to caveator)
180
+6
90
6
M143 Application under s143 LTA 2017 MLC 0 0
PWX Partial withdrawal of 180 90
XAPP Caveat against Application for Record of Title - ss162, 174 or 187 Land Transfer Act 2017 180
6
90
6
XJFH Caveat under s6 Joint Family Homes Act 1964 180
6
90
6
XUTA Caveat forbidding Subdivision of Land - s195 Unit Titles Act 2010 180
6
90
6

Certified Copies

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
  For certification of a true copy 25  

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)

See Records of Title

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 Nil
CHO under Rating Powers Act 1988 Nil Nil
CHO Family Proceedings Act 1980 Nil Nil
CHO under Child Support Act 1991 (or variation of charging order) Nil Nil
CHO Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 180 90
CHO Extension of Charging Orders 180 90
CHO Charging Order - High Court 180 90
DCHO Cancellation of 180 90
DCHO Cancellation of CHO Rating Powers Act 1988 180 90
DCHO Discharge of CHO Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 180 90
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 180 90
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 180 90

Child Support Act 1991

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CHO Charging order (or variation of charging order) Nil 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) 180 90
CCRC Climate Change Response Act 2002 - Cancellation of Notice of status under s195(3) 180 90
CCRP Climate Change Response Act 2002 - Partial cancellation of notice of status under s195(3) 180 90

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 180 90
CCON Cancellation of CONO 180 90
V221 Variation of CONO 180 90

Court Orders (District and High and Family Courts)

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CHO Charging order District Court Nil Nil
CHO Charging order High Court 180 90
CHO Extension of charging order 180 90
CHO Charging Order or variation of Charging Order under Family Proceedings Act 1980 Nil Nil
CHO Charging Order or variation of charging order under Child Support Act 1991 Nil Nil
CO Court Orders eg: vesting under Matrimonial Property Act 180 90
CO Court Order under Proceeds of Crime Act 1991 180 90
CO Order under Protection and Personal Property Rights Act 180 90
CO Order appointing manager under Mental Health Act 1969 180 90
DCHO Memorandum of satisfaction 180 90
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
CFEN Application to Cancel Fencing Covenant or Agreement - s21 LTA 2017, r19 LTR 2018 180 90
COV All types (fencing, open space, restrictive, QEII National Trust, Resource Management Act etc except Land Covenants) 180 90
C25A Covenant against Transfer of Allotments - s25A(2)(b) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 180 90
C240 Against transfer of allotments - s240 Resource Mgmt Act 180 90
LCOV Land Covenant under s116(1)(a) or (b) Land Transfer Act 2017 180 90
PCOV Partial surrender / revocation / rescission / cancellation / expiry of 180 90
PRLC Partial Revocation of Land Covenant under s116(1)(c) LTA 2017 180 90
P25A Partial cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 180 90
RCOV Surrender / Revocation / Rescission / Cancellation / Expiry of Covenants other than Land Covenants 180 90
RLC Revocation of Land Covenant under s116(1)(c) LTA 2017 180 90
R25A Cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990 180 90
VCOV Variation of Covenants other than Land Covenants 180 90
VLC Variation of Land Covenant under s116(1)(c) LTA 2017 180 90

Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
ROCP Restraining Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 180 90
FOCP Forfeiture Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 180 90
COCP Court Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 180 90

Crown Forest Assets Act 1989

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
RFL Rescission of FL Nil Nil
VFL Variation of FL 180 90
TFL Transfer of FL 180 90
PAE Public Access Easement Certificate 180 90
CPAE Cancellation of PAE 180 90
COV Protective covenant 180 90
VCOV Variation of COV 180 90
RCOV Cancellation of COV 180 90

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 180 90
A86 Application for ownership of minerals 180  

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 180 90
SP64 Substantive Proposal & Approved Plan under s64 Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 180 90
BCA Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 - Advice of Base Carrying Capacity - s231(7) 180  

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 180  
YRCV Deed of Revocation of a Covenant 180  

Deferred Payment Licences

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DPL Deferred payment licence
+ bringing forward of encumbrances (where appropriate)
180 90
PDPL Partial surrender of 180 90
SDPL Surrender of 180 90

Discharges (general)

See sections relating to the principal registration

Discharges of

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
DM Mortgage 180 90
DM 2 or more mortgages (same mortgagees/same title) presented
as one document otherwise $105.00 per operation
180 90
DM Mortgage Disabled Persons Community Welfare Act Nil Nil
DM Rehabilitation mortgage 180 90
DM more than one mortgagee executes on separate pages,
presented as one documen
180 90
DMM Mortgage of a Mortgage 180  
PDM Partial - Mortgage 180 90
DENC Encumbrance 180 90
PENC Partial - encumbrance 180 90
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
A120 Application for Release of Statutory Land Charge - s120(3) Land Transfer Act 2017 180 90
D115 Certificate under s114 Public Works Act Nil Nil
D221 Irrigation Charge Nil Nil
D643 Certificate under s643 Local Government Act 180  
DBON Discharge of Bond 180 90

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 180 90
VE Variation of 180 90
SE Surrender of 180 90
E Grant of (without transferring land) 180 90
SE Surrender of (with or without transferring land) 180 90
EE Extinguishment of Easement - s113/114/ 115 LTA 2017 180 90
TE Grant of and transfer of land (2 operations) 360 180
TSE Surrender of and transfer of land (2 operations) 360 180
HCEC Certificate under Housing Act (pipeline, right of way etc) 2 2
C243 Revocation of conditional easement - s243 Res. Mgmt Act 180 90

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 180 90
DENC Discharge of 180 90
PENC Partial discharge of 180 90
VENC Variation of 180 90

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 180  
CFEN Application to Cancel Fencing Covenant or Agreement - s21 LTA 2017, r19 LTR 2018 180 90
COV Covenant, Deed of 180 90
PRAG Partial release of agreement 180  
RAG Discharge of 180  
RCOV Revocation / Surrender / Rescission of a COV 180 90

Forestry

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
AG Forestry Rights Registration Agreement 180  
AG Forestry Encouragement Agreement Nil  
EI Registration of a forestry right 180 90
PRAG Partial release of AG Nil  
PSAG Partial surrender of AG 180  
RAG Expiration or termination of AG Nil  
SAG Surrender of AG 180  
TAG Transfer of Forestry Rights Registration Agreement 180 90
VAG Variation of AG Nil  

Forestry (Crown)

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
CFL Crown forestry licence 180 90
FMP Sustainable forest management plan 180 90
SFP Sustainable forest management permit 180 90

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 Gazette Notice (Order in Council) Nil Nil
GN Revocation / Cancellation of Gazette Notice Nil Nil
PROC Gazette Notice (Proclamation) Nil Nil
GN Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Gazette Notice under s92(1), 92(2), 92(4), 96, 98, 104 Nil Nil
C346 Local Government Act 1974 – Limited access road 180 90
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

Government Roading Powers Act 1989

Code Detail Manual Auto-registration or e-lodgement
C43 Certificate - s43 Government Roading/Transit New Zealand Act 180 90
C91 Certificate - s91 Government Roading/Transit New Zealand Act 180 90
C93 Certificate notifying conditions 180 90
C94C Copy of declaration gazetted 180 90

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) 180 90
SR Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Stopped Road under s87 180 90