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 2016/2017 financial year is $27.75.

Example of a certificate of title 53.5 KB.

Before you begin

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

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

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

How to get a copy


  1. Go to SAILIS.
  2. Account customers - log in with your user ID and password.
    Guest users - select 'Access as a Guest user'.
  3. Go to the 'Land search' menu
  4. Select 'Register search'.
  5. Enter the details of the property
  6. Confirm your order and it will automatically download as a PDF

A title reference is often shown on rates notices in the format CT 5123/456. In SAILIS this reference is entered as:

  • Reference: CT
  • Volume: 5123
  • Folio: 456

Over the phone or in person

You can order a copy of your title from Land Services.

Phone: 8226 3983 (country callers 1800 648 176)

In person by visiting:
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

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Page last updated: 23 August 2016