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What do you do when you have lost the deed to your home?

Verified 18 November 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

You can obtain a copy of your deed of ownership from your notary or from the land advertising service. These copies are chargeable.

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Application to the notary

The notary keeps the original of your deed of property, called the minute..

You can contact the study of your notary to obtain a copy of this act. You will be charged for unarchiving and copying. These fees vary depending on the studies.

Who shall I contact

Application to Land Advertising Service

Purchase from 1956

The Land Advertising Service is an administrative and tax service where notarial documents are registered. You can get a copy of your deed from the property advertising department on which your property depends. Copy is chargeable (€6 to €30 depending on the document type).

The request is made through a form sent preferably by registered letter with notice of receipt.

Copy of documents (deed of sale, donation, condominium settlement...) registered after January 1, 1956

Purchase before 1956

The Land Advertising Service is an administrative and tax service where notarial documents are registered. You can get a copy of your deed from the property advertising department on which your property depends. Copy is chargeable (€6 to €30 depending on the document type).

The request is made through a form sent preferably by registered letter with notice of receipt.

Copy of documents (deed of sale, donation, condominium settlement...) registered before January 1, 1956