A certified copy of land records is authenticated by affixing the Land Registry’s stamp and endorsed by a Registry officer.

What records are available for certified copies?

  • Registers
  • Registered Documents


Step 1:  Complete Form R.L.23 form (Application for Certified Copy)

  • Knowledge of the property information is recommended (i.e. Registration Section, Block and Parcel Number) 

Step 2:  Present completed form to front desk officer along with payment (pricing is subject to the type of request)

Step 3:  Certified Copies takes two (2) working days to process and will be ready for collection on the second (2nd) business day.

Supporting Documents


Method of Applying

In Person, Email, Fax

Turn Around Time

2 Business Days (longer for larger orders)

Additional Notes

  • Large requests may take longer than two business days to be processed.
  • Additional fees are incurred for requests made via email and fax.
  • Additional fees are incurred for expedited requests.
  • The Register can be used as a reference when requesting copies of documents that reflect entries of the register.
  • Officers are available to assist.

Why would I need a certified copy?

  • Proof of property ownership (registered proprietor)
  • Property history (summary of all property transactions).
  • Requirement for Town & Country Planning transactions (i.e. subdivision of property and submission of plans).
  • Requirement for banking transactions.

Department Contact Information

Department of Land Registry

P.O. Box 4662
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cashier: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Email Address: landregistration@gov.vg

Telephone:1(284) 468 2017
Fax:1(284) 468 3324