Read our latest updates and achievements as we continue to work toward realising our ambition of becoming the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity, and an open approach to data.
Each local authority migrating their data to our Local Land Charges Register will now be provided with a support package selected according to their particular needs.
We will soon start accepting electronic signatures. Find out which form of electronic signatures we are looking at, how these may be used and how you can tell us what you think.
Traditional legal formalities have presented difficult practical problems during the coronavirus crisis. We have been listening to our customers and working very hard to try to make things easier in these unprecedented times.
Over the last few weeks we have become more flexible in our decision-making and more responsive to our customers’ needs. The future looks bright but we and the property sector continue to face some real challenges.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a very challenging time for us and our customers but we are now in a much stronger position. We are taking the opportunity to look at the level of service we provide and ask our customers about their priorities and how they feel we should prioritise our work.
Since the coronavirus lockdown began we have made sure our Local Land Charges Register remains available to customers, with our technical team working remotely to support it. March saw our fourth highest volume of official local land charges searches sold to date.
Cryptographic and biometric identity checks may be the solution for conveyancers when verifying an applicant’s identity, according to the Law Society, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, the Chartered Institute for Legal Executives and HM Land Registry.
The HM Land Registry portal has played a crucial role in ensuring we continue to process as many applications as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve been working on a few enhancements to this vital service to make it even simpler to use.
Property fraudsters will try to take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's our advice on how you can protect yourself.