Getting a copy of your certificate of title

You may need a copy of your certificate of title for various reasons including lodging development applications or applying for council approval for a pergola or extension.

A copy of a certificate of title is also called a register search. A certificate of title is an official record of land ownership in South Australia. The fee payable for the 2015/2016 financial year is $27.25 - example of a certificate of title 53.5 KB.

Before you begin

You will need to know one of the following pieces of information about your property:

  • address 
  • title reference 
  • plan/parcel reference
  • valuation number.

You can locate your property's title reference or plan/parcel reference online through the Property Location Browser or obtain these details from your council rate notice.

How to get a copy 

Option 1 - Online 


For account customers - log in with your user ID and password.

For guest users - select 'Guest user'.

Go to the 'Land search' menu and select 'Register search'. 

Enter the details of the property and confirm your order. 

A title reference is often shown on rates notices in the format CT 1234/567.

In SAILIS this reference is entered as: 

  • Reference: CT 
  • Volume: 1234 
  • Folio: 567

Option 2 - Over the phone or in person 

Contact Land Services to order a copy of your title.

Phone: 8226 3983 (country callers 1800 648 176)

In person by visiting the Land Services and Lands Titles Office.

Ground floor, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Business hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday

Related information

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Page last updated: 16 April 2016