Recent news and updates
Registry of Deeds Digitisation
The inaugural meeting of the Registry of Deeds Digitisation Strategy Steering Group was held on 28 June 2019 at the Registry of Deeds, Henrietta Street, Dublin 1. The Property Registration Authority has a long term vision to make the historical records of the Registry of Deeds available and discoverable online for research and the enjoyment of all. Read More.
Leases - Practice Direction Update
Practice Direction “Leases” updated by the amendment of sub-paragraph 2 in relation to leases under the Housing Acts 1966 to 2015 for up to 20 or 25 years. Read More.
Applications in Person - Legal Office Notice Update
Legal Office Notice No. 5 of 2010 – Applications in Person has been updated. The update relates to additional evidence and enquiries that may be required prior to settling personal applications. Read More.
Declaration on Public Service Innovation in Ireland
The PRA has signalled its commitment to innovation by signing the Declaration on Public Service Innovation in Ireland Read More.
Updated PRA Governance Framework 2019
The Governance Framework for the PRA has now been revised and updated to reflect all recent governance related innovations and our Statement of Strategy 2019-2021. Read More.
New Registry of Deeds Heritage page
The Registry of Deeds comprises a significant and globally unique repository of property records which are of immense importance to the Irish State. We are very pleased to announce our new Heritage Events Section where we will publish information on upcoming lectures, tours and seminars. Our aim is to support people to access our collections and to increase public engagement and enjoyment of the historical treasures we hold. Read More.
PRA launches new, free, online Property Alert Service
The PRA is delighted to announce the launch of our new Property Alert Service. 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.
Reminder: Electronic payment of Land Registry fees
The Property Registration Authority is in the process of phasing out the usage of cheques as a means of payment of Land Registry fees. A facility is in place via landdirect to allow solicitors to pay for Land Registry applications online by means of direct debit, credit/debit card or from a landdirect account balance. 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
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