Office of the Registrar General

The Office of the Registrar General is a regulator and policy and legal advisor working to ensure the integrity of the NSW land title system.

The Office of the Registrar General regulates the private operator of the land title business under a 35 year concession to ensure the integrity, security, performance and availability of the NSW land titles system. The Office of the Registrar General also regulates Electronic Lodgment Network Operators (ELNOs).

The Office of the Registrar General’s responsibilities include:

  • maintaining the legislative and policy framework for land title registration, conveyancing and property development in NSW
  • providing advice on land title policy and legal matters and administrating the Torrens Assurance Fund
  • monitoring and enforcing the private operator's performance in operating titling and registry services and ELNO performance in lodging electronic dealings
  • providing independent arbitration of disputed title boundaries
  • driving economic reforms in land titling such as eConveyancing and digital survey plans.

Contact

For advice on land title policy and legal matters and administrating the Torrens Assurance Fund, please email ORG-Admin@finance.nsw.gov.au or call 1300 318 998 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

You can visit the Office of the Registrar General website at: registrargeneral.nsw.gov.au

NSW Land Registry Services

NSW Land Registry Services creates and maintains land title records in NSW, a service that underpins the state’s secure, efficient and guaranteed system of land ownership.

For customer service enquiries, please email GeneralEnquiry@nswlrs.com.au or call 02 8776 3575 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

You can visit the NSW Land Registry Services website at: nswlrs.com.au


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