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Suzanne Townley

News Editor, Solicitors Journal

Land Registry fees

Land Registry fees


Fees are set to increase for the first time in 12 years

From 31 January 2022, certain HM Land Registry land registration fees will increase for the first time since 2009. Applications for first registration and for the registration of transfers, leases and mortgages of property (scales 1 and 2) will be affected. For the majority of affected applications – those submitted electronically – the fee will increase by 11 per cent. Those submitted by post will increase by 21 per cent. In addition, there will be some minor changes to fees and exemptions. See here for more information.