Recent news and updates
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
COVID 19- Information on PRA Services
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, remote working arrangements are in place in the PRA.
We are operating a high level of service at a reduced capacity. Some services, including copy instruments, may experience delays.
You can find our latest updates here..
Location of processing of Legal Services Unit applications
We would like to notify our customers that from the 12th October, we have made changes to the location of processing of Legal Services Unit applications for some counties. Legal Services Unit applications are applications that are processed by or with the authority of an Examiner of Titles. Read More.
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.
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