Guidance

Business Gateway developer pack: Official Copy Title Known

Technical documents for software developers to integrate Official Copy Title Known (OC1/OC2) service data into their systems.

The Official Copy Title known (OC1/OC2) service uses a title number (that could be obtained through Search by Property Description service) to return an Official Copy of the register, title plan or both, as a PDF. Can also return copies of documents referred to in the register e.g. conveyance, deed or lease.

Process flow

Input

Request an official search by sending the following parameters:

  • login details
  • external reference number
  • title number
  • type (register, title plan, certificate or documents)
  • estate plan plot number(s)
  • requested official copy
  • contact details (customer ref, address, name, phone)
  • fee confirmation
  • property description
  • alternative despatch details

The following parameters will also be necessary if there are any complications, and may be supplied to keep transaction calls and processing times to a minimum.

  • continue if closed and continued?
  • notify if pending first registration?
  • notify if pending application or send back-dated?
  • continue if actual fee exceeds fee confirmation?

Validation

Validation diagram details the validation that the request goes through.

Validation diagram

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Output

Responds with a confirmation that the request for documents has been sent to Land Registry. The user is also informed of any entitlement due to commonhold.

Schemas

Schema: Request Title Known Official Copy V2_1.xsd

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This schema provides sample XML for the service.

Request Title Known Official Copy V2_1Example.xml provides sample XML for the service

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Schema explain describes the request schema for the Request Official Copy Title Known service.

Schema explain

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ResponseTitleKnownOfficialCopyV2_0.xsd

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Vendor testing

Vendor Test Data (Official Copy Title Known) documents the data for testing the service

Vendor Test Data (Official Copy Title Known)

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Vendor Test Data (Request Official Copy with Documents)

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