How do you process a land title in Uganda?

How much is processing a land title in Uganda?

Fees paid at the Ministry: Registration fees – 10,000; Assurance of Title – 20,000/=; issuance of the Title – 20,000/=.

How long does a land title transfer take in Uganda?

The transfer is made in 10 working days. For any Ugandan to verify a land title, one has to conduct a title search that can be done physically or online.

What are the requirements for land title application?

What Are the Basic Requirements for Registration?

  • Original of the deed/instrument. …
  • Certified copy of the latest Tax Declaration of the property.
  • If titled property, owner’s copy of the certificate of title, and all issued co-owner’s copy, if any.

How do you process land titling?

File documents at the Registry of Deeds for the issuance of new land title

  1. (1) Original Copy and (3) photocopies of the Deed of Absolute Sale, stamped as received by the BIR.
  2. Seller’s or Owner’s Duplicate Copy of the TCT or CCT.
  3. (1) Original Copy of the CAR.
  4. (1) Original Copy of the Tax Clearance.
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How much does it cost to survey land in Uganda?

The cost of the survey depends on the size of the plot and not on the value of the plot. Good surveyors charge on average UGX 500,000 to open the boundaries of an average sized plot. Parties conduct a search in the Land Office of Properties.

How do I transfer land title to my name?

The most common documents that you need to have with you are the following:

  1. Deed of Absolute Sale (DAS), original copy and photocopies.
  2. Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) or Condominium Certificate of Title (TCT), duplicate copy and photocopies.

What is a free hold land title in Uganda?

The 1998 Uganda Land Act defines ‘freehold tenure’ as a land tenure that develops its legitimacy from the Constitution and the written law. Freehold tenure might comprise of a grant of land ownership in eternity. The Land Act specifies that the freehold land holder has full powers of ownership over it.

How do you know if a land title is real in Uganda?

Check the issue date:

The issue date is always recorded in the registry at the office that it is issued from. If you are not 100% sure of the land title you can go to the office that it was issued from and confirm that the dates match. If they do not match then the land title is a fake and should be reported.

How do I verify a land title?

The Register of Deeds should be able to provide you a “Certified True Copy” of the title to ensure its authenticity. Request the seller of the property to give you a photocopy of the title since the Register of Deeds will need information such as the title number and the owner’s name.

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What is the difference between land title and tax declaration?

Tax Declaration and Land Title have Different Names on It

The Tax Declaration is under the name of the previous owner. But the Land Title is under the name of the current owner as seen also in the Deed of Sale.

Can land be sold without title?

You cannot complete the transfer of ownership of a property via sale, using only a photocopy of the Certificate of Title. But unfortunately, that doesn’t stop unscrupulous scammers. They still try to sell real estate they either don’t own, or don’t have the authority to sell. And sometimes, they succeed.

How long does it take to get deeds from Land Registry?

The Land Registry advise that processing times for updating the register (adding a mortgage or changing ownership) take about 4 to 6 weeks, and creating a new register (transfer of part or new lease) take about 6 to 9 months.

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