|HOW DO I APPLY?|
By CONSENT PROCEDURE (see below) if you can contact your landlord/s and agree a purchase price for the Freehold Title. Once you have paid the purchase price to the landlord/s, he/they will complete a Consent Form/s.
The onus of obtaining all of the necessary Consents lies with you as the applicant.
If consent is not forthcoming, or if the identity of your Landlord/s is/are unknown, you may apply by ARBITRATION PROCEDURE (see below).
Under Arbitration procedure a purchase price for the Freehold Title will be set by this office some time after the application has been lodged. You will be notified of the amount involved and requested to lodge the money in this office.
|WHERE AND HOW DO I REGISTER?|
This will depend on where your existing title deeds are registered. Title deeds are registered either in The Land Registry or The Registry of Deeds. With your Vesting Certificate, you will receive more detailed information on registration.
From 1 June 2011, compulsory registration is extended to all counties (S.I. 516 of 2010).
Where Vesting Certificate issued after 1st April 2006 in respect of property situated in Longford, Westmeath, or Roscommon registration is also compulsory.
Where Vesting Certificate issued after 1st October 2008 in respect of property situated in Clare, Kilkenny, Louth, Sligo, Wexford, or Wicklow, registration is also compulsory.
With effect from 1st January 2010, compulsory registration is extended to the following additional counties; Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo, Monaghan, North Tipperary, Offaly, South Tipperary and Waterford and cities Galway, Limerick and Waterford [as defined in Section 10 of the Local Government Act 2001].
PROPERTY REGISTRATION AUTHORITY, GROUND RENTS SECTION, CHANCERY STREET, DUBLIN 7
TELEPHONE: 01-804 8126, 01-804 8127, 01-804 8029
PUBLIC OFFICE HOURS FROM 10.30 a.m. through to 4.30 p.m.