Evidence of identity: conveyancers (PG67)
This guide explains when evidence of identity is required and how it should be given. It is aimed at conveyancers (practice guide 67).
This guide explains when evidence of identity is required and how it should be given. It is aimed at conveyancers and you should interpret references to ‘you’ accordingly.
How to avoid Land Registry requisitions
Watch this video about confirmation of identity.
This is part of a series of videos on how to avoid requisitions.
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Published: 10 November 2008
Updated: 7 October 2016
- Video about How to avoid Land Registry requisitions: Confirmation of identity added.
- Section 6.3 has been amended to clarify that, where evidence of identity is supplied in respect of a change of name application, we also need to see evidence in the person’s former name.
- Section 7.1 has been amended to clarify that the photograph being attached to an identity form must be in colour.
- Link to the advice we offer added.
- Sections 3.1 and 7 have been amended. CILEx Conveyancing Practitioners, Chartered Legal Executive Conveyancing Practitioners, Chartered Legal Executives and an officer of the UK armed forces serving overseas can now verify identity. Changes have also been made to forms ID1 and ID2.
- Welsh translation added.
- First published.