September 27, 2019

Rectification Of Title To Land

Mayowa Okutoro

The requirements and workflow shown below were provided by the Lagos state government lands bureau in the handbook of activities of the directorate of land services during Governor Ambode’s Administration.

Requirements For Rectification Of Title To Land

  • Application letter addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Lands
  • Deed of Rectification 2 Nos.
  • 2 Nos. Sunprint Survey plan for survey rectification
  • Newspaper publication (half page) in a widely circulated
  • Newspaper for rectification
  • Means of identification (National ID, Driving License, Voter’sCard or data page of valid International passport
  • Sworn affidavit with photograph attached
  • Receipts evidencing payment of rectification charges:
  • 5% aggregate broken down into;
  • Rectification Fee @ 0.75% of assessed value,
  • Stamp duty @ 0.375% of assessed value and
  • Registration @ 0.375% of assessed value

 

Workflow For Title Rectification

  • Submission of application/request (with attached documents)
  • Evaluation of Deeds and documents submitted
  • Survey Charting (Surveyor-General)
  • Investigation of site by other Agencies of Government, where necessary
  • Recommendation for approval
  • Stamping and Registration  by Land Registry
  • Collection of registered deed at Land Services

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