Change the register (AP1)

Use the AP1 form to change the register for a property including changing your name.

Applies to England and Wales


Change the register (AP1)

Change the register (AP1)

Checklist: applications for registered land

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On Monday 31 January, some of HM Land Registry’s land registration fees increased. Ninety-five per cent of customers are quoting the right fees in their applications. Those who aren’t risk unnecessary delays. See Fees review 2021 to 2022 for more information.

Use this form to register most transactions on a property. You will normally need to submit another form and/or appropriate evidence as well.

Fee and address

Send the completed form with the correct fee to our standard address.

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How to complete form (AP1)

How to fill in Land Registry’s - Application to change the register form (AP1): part 1

Published 24 October 2012
Last updated 1 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Panel 6 has been amended as a result of the Land Registration (Amendment) Rules 2022.

  2. Added a new guide on how to change your name after marriage or civil partnership using an AP1 form.

  3. We've amended the side note to panel 12 to refer to new practice guide 67A.

  4. The guidance notes for the completion of the form have been amended to clarify that we will not send a notification to someone else at the same firm that has lodged the application.

  5. We added a guidance note about our personal information charter, which explains how we process customer data. We also added a note to clarify that only professional customers will have a key number and a note about the identity evidence panels, to specify that a separate box must be used for each party.

  6. We have added a side note to panel 4 to clarify that the order of applications must be made clear and it is the applicant's responsibility to specify which has priority.

  7. Welsh version of checklist added.

  8. Checklist and video: applications for registered land added.

  9. We have added a side note to panel 7 as a result of a change in our procedures. From 11 January 2016 we will change how we send warning of cancellation letters and what they contain.

  10. Advice as to the completion of the form has been added

  11. Added translation