Guideline for making applications to change or correct names in the Registrar-General of Land’s records - LINZG20704

Regulation 26 of the Land Transfer Regulations 2002 allows the Registrar-General of Land (RGL) to change or correct names in his or her records in certain circumstances.

Document Status: Superceded
Document Number: 20704
Regulatory Area: Land titles
Document Type: Guideline
Published date: 30 October 2013

This document provides guidance on applying to change or correct the name of an individual, a company, an incorporated society, or other corporate body in the RGL's records.

This guideline supersedes the previous guideline LINZG20704: Guideline for making application to change or correct names on the Register, and has been redrafted to:

  • align with the current electronic lodgement processes, and

  • provide clear guidance on supporting evidence requirements.