Ownership and other interests (e.g. mortgages, leases and easements) in property in Queensland are recorded in the state’s electronic Automated Titles System.
To obtain the current particulars for a lot of land or water allocation, request a current title search.
To obtain historical information, request a:
The cost given below is the regulated fee charged by the Titles Registry. The fees of approved online distributors may differ.
|Current title search||Current particulars in the Titles Register of the ownership and proprietorship of a lot of land or water allocation. Includes the details of the lot or allocation, the name/s of the owner/s, tenancy and details of any easements, encumbrances or interests||$16.45|
|Historical title search (since April 1994)||Details of all interests recorded against a lot or water allocation since 24 April 1994 (after electronic records began)||$24.15|
|Historical paper-title search
(before April 1994)
|Image of paper certificate of title or deed of grant in existence before 24 April 1994 (before electronic records began)||$16.45|
|Survey plans||Image of a survey plan showing location, dimensions and area of a parcel of land||$16.45|
|Title documents||Image of documents such as transfers, mortgages, easements, powers of attorney and caveats||$31.95|
|Searches of other registers||Searches of other registers including leasehold land; unallocated stateland; powers of attorney; reserves; licences and permits; state housing leases; foreign ownership of land; register under part 18 of the Property Law Act 1974; Harbour Board leases; water allocations; and plantation licences||Contact us|
|Research service||Investigative search of the register by an officer of the department. Please contact us for more information||$61.20 for each hour or part of an hour|
Contact one of the following approved online distributors (fees will vary). You may need to register and provide credit card details.
Phone: 1800 773 773
Phone: 1300 362 585
Infotrack Pty Limited
Phone: 1800 738 524
Phone: (07) 3114 9999
SAI Global Property Division
Phone: (03) 9278 1171
Phone: 1300 921 621
Contact us on 3405 6900 or 13 QGOV (13 74 68), or visit one of our business centres.
If ordering over the phone, please have your credit card details ready. Documents ordered over the phone cannot be emailed. There is an additional fee for posting or faxing documents. Online distributors do not charge this additional fee.
When requesting title searches from us, you need to provide the property’s lot on plan description. This can be obtained online from the Queensland Globe or from a rates notice.
When requesting a document or a plan of survey, you must provide the dealing number of the document or the SP/RP/BUP/GTP number of the plan of survey. This can be obtained from a current title search or a rates notice.