If you need more room than is provided for in a panel, and your
software allows, you can expand any panel in the form. Alternatively
use continuation sheet CS and attach it to this form.
Land Registry is unable to give legal advice but our website
www.landregistry.gov.uk provides guidance on Land Registry
applications. This includes public guides and practice guides (aimed
at conveyancers) that can also be obtained from any Land Registry
See www.landregistry.gov.uk/contact-us/offices if you are unsure
which Land Registry office to send this application to.
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
Record of fees paid
Particulars of under/over payments
Reference number
Fees debited £
Where there is more than one local
authority serving an area, enter the
one to which council tax or business
rates are normally paid.
Local authority serving the property:
Title number(s) of the property:
Insert address including postcode (if
any) or other description of the
property, for example ‘land adjoining 2
Acacia Avenue’.
See fees calculator at
Place 'X' in the appropriate box.
The fee will be charged to the account
specified in panel 7.
Application and fee
Fee paid (£)
Fee payment method
cheque made payable to 'Land Registry'
direct debit, under an agreement with Land Registry
List the documents lodged with this
form. If this application is
accompanied by Form AP1 please
only complete the corresponding
panel on Form AP1 or Form DL (if
used). We only need certified copies
of deeds or documents you send to us
with Land Registry application forms.
Once we have made a copy of the
documents you send to us, they will
be destroyed, this applies to both
originals and certified copies.
Documents lodged with this form:
Provide the full name(s) of the
person(s) applying for upgrading of
title. Where a conveyancer lodges the
application, this must be the name(s)
of the client(s), not the conveyancer.
Complete as appropriate where the
applicant is a company.
The applicant :
For UK incorporated companies/LLPs
Registered number of company or limited liability partnership
including any prefix:
For overseas companies
(a) Territory of incorporation:
(b) Registered number in the United Kingdom including any prefix:
If you are paying by direct debit, this
will be the account charged.
This is the address to which we will
normally send requisitions. However if
you insert an email address, we will
use this whenever possible.
This application is sent to Land Registry by
Key number (if applicable):
Address or UK DX box number:
Email address:
Phone no:
Fax no:
Place 'X' in the appropriate box.
The applicant applies for the title to be upgraded to
absolute good leasehold
You must place 'X' in only one box in
this panel.
List any supporting documents in
panel 5 or on Form AP1 or DL (if
Entitlement to apply
The applicant is
the registered proprietor
entitled to be registered as proprietor of the registered estate
referred to in panel 2 and evidence of that entitlement is
the proprietor of the charge dated in favour of
referred to in the charges register
interested in a registered estate which derives from the
registered estate the subject of this application and we
enclose evidence of that interest. The applicant’s interest is
as follows:
You must place 'X' in only one box in
this panel.
Basis of application
(A) Freehold application to convert possessory or qualifed
freehold to absolute title (not based on the land being
registered for at least 12 years and the proprietor being in
possession of the land)
Documents of title to support this application are enclosed
You should enclose any consents of
chargees of reversionary titles and/or
of superior lessor’s landlord that you
have. If you do not lodge these, we
will place entries on the register to
reflect this.
Section 131 of the Land Registration
Act 2002 sets out the circumstances
in which land will be treated as being
in the possession of the proprietor.
Only applicable if the applicant is not
the registered proprietor.
Give full names and explain the
applicant’s relationship with the
person(s) in possession, for example
‘The applicant is the landlord under
the lease dated….. referred to in the
charges register of the above title and
registered under title number……..and
the person in possession is tenant
under the lease and the registered
proprietor of title number…….'.
(B) Leasehold application to convert good leasehold to
absolute leasehold title
Documents of title to any unregistered superior title to
support this application are enclosed, (including any required
consents of chargees and/or superior landlord)
Any immediately superior title is registered with absolute title
(C) Freehold or leasehold application to convert possessory to
absolute title where 12 years has elapsed since registration
The requirement of possession under sections 62(4) and (5) of
the Land Registration Act 2002 is satisfied as follows:
The applicant is in physical possession of the land in the
above title
The registered proprietor is in physical possession of the land
in the above title
The following person(s) is/are in possession of the land in the
above title:
You must be able to make this
statement or the application will be
Confirmation of no adverse claims
I confirm that no claim adverse to the title of the property has
been made by virtue of an estate, right or interest whose
enforceability is preserved by virtue of the existing entry
about the class of title.
If a conveyancer is acting for the
applicant, that conveyancer must sign.
If no conveyancer is acting, the
applicant (and if more than one
person then each of them) must sign.
Signature of applicant
or their conveyancer:
If you dishonestly enter information or make a statement that you know is, or might be, untrue or misleading, and intend by doing
so to make a gain for yourself or another person, or to cause loss or the risk of loss to another person, you may commit the
offence of fraud under section 1 of the Fraud Act 2006, the maximum penalty for which is 10 years’ imprisonment or an unlimited
fine, or both.
Failure to complete this form with proper care may result in a loss of protection under the Land Registration Act 2002 if, as a
result, a mistake is made in the register.
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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