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LANDS AND DEEDS DEPARTMENT

The Lands and Deeds department is one of three technical Departments in the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources. This department has been established pursuant to Section 3 of the Lands and Deeds Registry Act CAP 185 of the Laws of Zambia, which provides for the establishment of the Registry of Deeds by the Minister responsible for Land.

The department is headed by the Chief Registrar who is assisted by an Assistant Chief Registrar. It is comprised of  the central deeds registry at headquarters in Lusaka and two provincial offices, with one being located in Lusaka and the other being located in Ndola

This department is  responsible for the registration of  rights and interests in land and issuance of Certificates of Title to property owners in order to provide security of tenure.

 The department also registers miscellaneous documents ,which are non-land related transactions such as; general power of attorney, trust deeds , agricultural charges , debentures and certificates of incorporation.  

The Department performs  the following specific functions:

  • Registration of land related and other miscellaneous documents;
  • Issuance of Certificates of title to property owners;
  • Maintenance of the Lands, miscellaneous and Common Leasehold Registers;
  • Maintenance of the Deeds Registry; and
  • Resolution of disputes related to registration of land and other miscellaneous documents.

 

For Queries Contact: 0957637876

 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF REGISTRAR LANDS AND DEEDS

P.O Box 30069

Mulungushi House

Independence Avenue

Lusaka

Tel:  0211 252577

ASSISTANT CHIEF REGISTRAR

LANDS AND DEEDS DEPARTMENT

 P.O. Box 73799

Independence Avenue

Ndola

Province

City

Postal Address

Phone No

Copperbelt

Ndola

P.O. Box 73799

Lusaka

Lusaka

P.O Box 50694

260 211 252577