Land registration – collection

Land Registry Business e-services

Electronic services available to business customers, using the portal or Business Gateway.

Business customers use our e-services as part of the conveyancing process, eg to request information from the Land Register, lodge applications or discharge mortgages online. Business e-services can be accessed manually through the portal or automatically through integrating our Business Gateway solution with a case management system.

Benefits of submitting online applications instead of paper applications are:

  • improved speed, certainty and accuracy
  • reduced postal costs
  • savings in time, money and resources
  • reduced environmental impact
  • an electronic audit trail that helps to prevent fraud


  1. Land Registry information services

    • Detailed guide
  2. Land Registry network services

    • Detailed guide
  3. Land Registry electronic document registration service

    • Detailed guide
  4. Land Registry lender services

    • Detailed guide


Apply for a Business e-services account to access the Land Registry portal and get automated access to the register via Business Gateway.

  1. Apply for Business e-services

    • Detailed guide


The Land Registry portal is a secure website for our professional customers to access Business e-services. Benefits of using the portal include:

  • a reduced fee for some types of application
  • role-based access and user activity reports, so you can monitor and control your users’ access permissions

Portal services are available 6.30am to 11pm every day, including bank holidays.

  1. How to use the Land Registry portal

    • Detailed guide


Business e-services customers can use our free MapSearch to instantly:

  • check if land and property in England or Wales is registered
  • get title numbers
  • find out if tenure is freehold or leasehold
  1. MapSearch

    • Detailed guide

Business Gateway

Use Business Gateway to automatically access Land Registry property records from your case management system. To use it your must either have a case management system that offers integration or an IT development capability to integrate your system.

  1. Land Registry's Business Gateway: compatible software suppliers

    • Guidance
  2. Business Gateway application form

    • Form
  3. Business Gateway application form for cloud providers

    • Form
  4. Business Gateway connection terms and conditions for cloud providers

    • Guidance
  5. Business Gateway developer pack

    • Detailed guide

Certificate Authority

A certificate authority is a trusted body that creates, issues and manages certificates that prove a user’s identity during electronic transactions.

Read about how we operate as a certificate authority and provide a secure platform for you to access, authenticate and enable electronic signatures.

  1. Public key infrastructure disclosure statement

    • Guidance
  2. Certificate policy

    • Guidance
  3. Certification statement

    • Guidance