Announcements

Recent news and updates


New PRA mailing list

Do you want to receive information emails from us on topics such as event invitations, service updates or research opportunities? You can subscribe to the PRA mailing list here

Notice: Lift Unavailable in Registry of Deeds.

The lift in Registry of Deeds, Henrietta Street Building will be unavailable from 25 July 2022 to September 2022, click for full details.

Property Registration Authority participates in Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland Project

On Monday 28 June 2022, the ground-breaking Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland was formally launched in Dublin Castle by the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Ms. Catherine Martin T.D., the presence of the Taoiseach, Mr Micheál Martin T.D.

Property Registration Authority public counter reopening – changes to onsite access

Our Chancery Street, Roscommon and Waterford public counters are open for advanced bookings. You can book an appointment to visit one of our public counters on our online booking site. Further information on changes to the access procedures to our public counters is available here.

Electronic Signatures and Registered Land

The Electronic Commerce Act 2000 (Application of sections 12 to 23 to Registered Land) Regulations 2022 (S.I. No. 55 of 2022) was signed into law by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications on 9th February 2022. This statutory instrument applies the specified provisions of the Electronic Commerce Act 2000 to the law governing how an interest in registered land may be created, acquired, disposed of or registered. Click here for more.

Notice: Land Registration Rules 2021 (S.I. No. 726/2021)

Click here to find details of the Land Registration Rules 2021 - S.I. No. 726/2021 - Land Registration Rules 2021 (irishstatutebook.ie)

Notice: Registration of Deeds Rules 2021 (S.I. No. 727/2021)

Click here to find details of the Registration of Deeds Rules 2021 - S.I. No. 727/2021 - Registration of Deeds Rules 2021 (irishstatutebook.ie)

Statement of Strategy 2022 - 2024

The Property Registration Authority's new Statement of Strategy 2022 - 2024, Resilience in a Changing Environment, is now available.

Updated Practice Direction on Prescriptive Easements

The Practice Direction on Prescriptive Easements has been updated on foot of The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2021 and is available here.


Notice: Practising Solicitors - Register to lodge online Copy Instrument Applications

Practising Solicitors, acting for the Registered Owner, can become an Authorised User and save time when applying for Copy Instruments. Read more....

Registration fee for eCharge reduced to €0

The Property Registration Authority is pleased to announce that with effect from January 1st, 2021, an application to register a charge (mortgage) lodged using the eRegistration system, will be exempt from Land Registry fees, pursuant to S.I. No. 544/2020 - Registration of Deeds and Title Act 2006 (Fees) Order 2020. This fee incentivisation measure is being introduced to promote the use of our eRegistration service and applies to charges of an entire folio property only.

Benefits of eRegistration include the facility to:

  • correspond electronically with the PRA
  • use information directly from the digital Land Register
  • circulate documents in a secure workspace
  • pay fees by variable direct debit
  • lodge better quality applications leading to less application queries/rejections by PRA
  • ensure faster completion of registration
All applications for registration created under eRegistration (‘W’ application numbers) should be lodged in our Waterford office.

For more information on eRegistration visit: https://www.eregistration.ie.


Property Alert Service
The Property Alert Service is a free service available to all. Property is usually the most valuable asset people own. It can be sold and mortgaged to raise money and can therefore be an attractive target for fraudsters. The PRA have introduced the Property Alert Service in order to help deter and detect potential property fraud. Read More.


Announcements Archive:

See here for a list of Archived Recent Announcements that were formerly on our homepage.
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The Property Registration Authority (PRA) is the State organisation responsible for the registration of property transactions in Ireland. Our role is to provide a system of registration of title (ownership) to land, which is comprehensive and readily accessible. The PRA manages and controls the Land Registry and the Registry of Deeds and also operates the Ground Rents Purchase Scheme. Read more

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 (effective date 1st September 2015) is designed to provide information to the public about lobbying of designated public officials on specific policy, legislative matters or prospective decisions. See more

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Our online search application offering easy access to our services
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Our online search application offering easy access to our services
  • Access to our interactive map is free of charge to all customers. Non account holders who access the services or products that require the payment of a fee, can do so using our secure online payments facility

  • By accessing our extensive digital register, all users can conduct mapping searches, search by location or address, view details of all property registered in the Land Registry and order official copy documents

  • Account holders have access to a wider range of services tailored for the professional user, including access to the Registry of Deeds. For further information go to landdirect.ie

For further information visit www.landdirect.ie
  • eRegistration.ie

  • A range of services that facilitate the electronic
    registration of
    transactions affecting the Land Register in Ireland
Building on the success of our eDischarges and eCharging Order services, eRegistration.ie is now available
to Legal Practitioners and allows them to interact with the Land Register in new ways.
For further information visit www.eregistration.ie

eRegistration.ie

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A range of services that facilitate the electronic registration of transactions affecting the Land Register in Ireland
Building on the success of our eDischarges and eCharging Order services,eRegistration.ie is now available to Legal Practitioners and allows them to interact with the Land Register in new ways.
  • An eRegistration Account offers many advantages including facilitating the drafting of certain deeds online

  • Secure circulation of draft and finalised deeds, electronic correspondence and notices

  • The payment of registration fees.

For further information visit www.eregistration.ie

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