Registering Properties

Any individual or entity with the intent to acquire property must undertake the process of registering their property. This allows the Lands Registry to officially record property ownership and ensure there is no fraudulent transactions. On the same note, Tax Authority is able to determine the correct payment of necessary taxes.  


Below is a step-by-step guide to take you through that process:

Step-by-step Guide: Registering Property

Procedure 1: Title Search

Undertake title search at the Office of the Registrar of Titles


The individual is responsible to carry out the title search at the Registrar of Titles Office or the relevant District Office.

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Procedure 2: Acquiring Capital Gains Tax Certificate

Capital Gains Tax Ceritificate


Capital Gains Tax is imposed and collected on a self-assessment basis and the vendor is liable for the tax. It is computed on the VAT Exclusive Price (VEP) of the capital asset. It does not apply to trading stock or assets that are not listed in the Income Tax Act 2015.

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Procedure 3: Settlement of Registering Property

Capital Gains Tax Ceritificate


Capital Gains Tax is imposed and collected on a self-assessment basis and the vendor is liable for the tax. It is computed on the VAT Exclusive Price (VEP) of the capital asset. It does not apply to trading stock or assets that are not listed in the Income Tax Act 2015.

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