Although it may not be high on your list of priorities, it is very important for property clients to keep their contact details up to date with the Land Registry.

The Land Registry does not know when you move house or change office address unless you tell them, and if they need to contact you, they will attempt to do so at the address originally provided when you became the owner. Much like you would redirect your post if you moved home, you will need to do the same with the Land Registry.

If you are the owner of a freehold, lease or registered charge the Land Registry may need to contact you in relation to any change that needs to be made to your Register of Title by a third party. Some reasons to contact you may be:

  • to send a formal notice;
  • to claim ownership of your land via adverse possession; or
  • if they suspect a fraudulent application in relation to your land.

You can provide up to 3 contact addresses, including an email address and an address abroad.

To change your contact address you should download Land Registry Form COG1, from the Government website, complete it, and send it to the Citizen Centre, PO Box 6350, Coventry CV3 9LP.

If the application to change address is to be made by a company then one of the company’s representatives will need to compete Land Registry Form ID2.

 

Our expert Real Estate Team are here to support you if you require advice and assistance. Contact us today on 0161 941 4000 or email us at lawyers@myerson.co.uk.