Under section 66 of the Land Registration Act 2002 most documents (including this form) kept by the registrar relating to an
application to the registrar or referred to in the register are open to public inspection and copying. If you believe a document
contains prejudicial information, you may apply for that part of the document to be made exempt using Form EX1, under rule 136
of the Land Registration Rules 2003.
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ABOUT THIS FORM AND WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
1. You have been sent this form because you have paid off the mortgage on your house, which is
registered at HM Land Registry.
2. You will need to get the mortgage cancelled from the land register.
3. To do this you must complete some of the panels on the form overleaf and then send it to the
appropriate HM Land Registry office.
4. Any parts of the form that are not typed should be completed in black ink and in block capitals.
5. Print your name and address in panel 2.
6. Enter the details of the mortgage that has been paid off in panel 4. Your lender will be able to
give you this information.
7. Sign and date in panel 5.
8. A document called a charge certificate may have been sent to you with this form. If it has, you
should keep it. This document no longer has any legal significance but you may wish to retain it
as a record of your property. Do NOT send it with this form to HM Land Registry. If you do, it may
be destroyed together with all of its contents.
9. You will need to pay postage but do NOT enclose any envelope for return to you.
10. HM Land Registry is unable to give legal advice, but you can find guidance on HM Land
Registry applications (including our practice guides for conveyancers) at www.gov.uk/land-
11. If a conveyancer sends the form on your behalf, they must complete panels 2 and 3 and sign
12. Conveyancer is a term used in this form. It is defined in rule 217A, Land Registration Rules
2003 and includes persons authorised under the Legal Services Act 2007 to provide reserved
legal services relating to land registration and includes solicitors and licensed conveyancers.
Please note, you do not have to pay HM Land Registry any fee to get your mortgage
cancelled from the land register.