Guidance

HM Land Registry: Information Services fees

Fees for our services, for example fees for searches and requests for official copies.

Fees vary depending on how you submit your applications to us. For reduced fees, sign up to our Business e-services (the portal and Business Gateway).

Copies and official copies fees

Form Type of application Apply by post Apply in person Apply using portal or Business Gateway
EX2 Official copy of an exempt information document £7 per copy £7 per copy £3 per copy
HC1 Copy of an historical edition of a registered title (only when held electronically) £7 per register, title plan or both Not available £3 per register for the register only
£7 per title plan or for a single application for both the register and title plan
OC1 Official copy of a register or title plan (other than a commonhold common parts register and title plan). Where title number is not known, the fee for the provision of the copy will cover the cost of the provision of the title number, no additional fee will be payable £7 per copy £7 per copy £3 each per copy
OC1 Form CI certificate of inspection of title plan £7 per certificate not available £7 per certificate
OC1 Official copy of a commonhold common parts register and title plan £7 per set (one register and one title plan) £7 per set (one register and one title plan) £3 per set (one register and one title plan)
OC2 Official copy of a document £7 per document £7 per document £3 per document

Official searches fees

Form Type of application Apply by post Apply in person Apply using portal or Business Gateway
HR3 Official search by mortgagee in respect of home rights £7 per search Not available £3 per search
OS1 Official search of whole with priority against a registered title or a pending application for first registration £7 per search £7 per search £3 per search
OS2 Official search of part with priority against a registered title £7 per search (only if a plot number and the date of the current approved estate plan are quoted or a suitable plan is provided) Not available £3 per search (only if a plot number and the date of the current approved estate plan are quoted or a suitable plan is provided)
OS2 Official search of part with priority against a pending application for first registration £7 per search (only if a suitable plan is provided) Not available £3 per search
OS3 Official search of whole without priority against a registered title £7 per search £7 per search £3 per search
OS3 Official search of part without priority against a registered title £7 (only if a plot number and the date of the current approved estate plan are quoted or a suitable plan is provided) Not available Not available

Other fees

Form Type of application Apply by post Apply in person Apply using portal or Business Gateway
  Access day list information Not available Not available Free
PIC Inspection (including making a copy) of a register or title plan (other than a commonhold common parts register and title plan) or caution plan Not available £7 each £3 each
PIC Inspection (including making a copy) of the register and title plan of a commonhold common parts title Not available £7 per set (one register and one title plan) £3 per set (one register and one title plan)
PIC Inspection (including making a copy) of a document Not available £7 per document £3 per document
PN1 Search of the index of proprietors’ names (where permitted) £11 per name
£11 per name by fax (account holder only)
Not available Not available
SIF Official search of the index of relating franchises and manors £7 per administrative area £7 per administrative area £3 per administrative area
SIM Official search of the index map Where no or not more than 5 registered titles are disclosed: £4
Where more than 5 registered titles are disclosed: £4 for the first 5 titles; and £2 for every 10 titles or up to 10 titles thereafter
Not available Where no or not more than 5 registered titles are disclosed: £4
Where more than 5 registered titles are disclosed: £4 for the first 5 titles; and £2 for every 10 titles or up to 10 titles thereafter

How to pay fees

You can pay for services and substantive applications by:

HM Land Registry statutory fees are not subject to Value Added Tax (VAT).

More information

This guide is based on the statutory provision of the Land Registration Fee Order 2013, which came into effect on 17 March 2014 and still applies.

If you are still unsure of the fee, please use our online form to contact us.

Published 7 March 2016
Last updated 11 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Guide amended to reflect new portal service to request historical copies
  2. Added translation