1. LR territorial organisation. In your LR system, applications of registrations or documents for registration must be presented, lodged or taken to:
Units or Land Offices in which LR organisation is divided into. (Applications or documents must be specifically presented to LR Offices corresponding to districts, territories or jurisdiction.)
2. Please, indicate those means whereby one can present applications or documents in your LR Offices and point the main features.
- In person. (MR until 1 July 2012)
- By other electronic proceedings. (LR and MR)
- By mail. (MR until 1 July 2012)
3. Does the fact of the presentation of the document (or application for registration) lead any type or entry or annotation in the LR Office books?
A reservation of priority.
4. In case of presentation based on temporary or provisional entries, please point specifically deadlines of them and also main features.
The documents provided to MR shall be registered within 3 working days, and after 1 July 2012 it shall be registered online within minutes.
5. Is the payment of taxes a necessary condition or prerequisite for making the registration?
Yes, the taxes must be paid before registration.
6. Is it possible to digitally submit documents to the land registry? Are there any restrictions with regard to the type of document that can be digitally submitted or is digital submission possible for all types of documents?
All transactions, which are certified by a notary, and real property cadastral surveying files are submitted to the processor of the Real Property Register as electronic documents through the special information systems (transactions must be validated by the electronic signature of a notary, and cadastral files by the electronic signature of a surveyor).
The Real Property Register also receives data through special information systems from other (related) registers (when electronic signature is not required).
Other documents may be submitted to the processor of the Real Property Register by e-mail in case these documents have been validated by electronic signature of the persons who have prepared them. The person submitting documents must sign his/her application by electronic signature.
- Which form of submission is used more frequently – digital or non-digital? If possible, could you please provide an indication in percentages?
Almost all transactions, which are certified by a notary, and real property cadastral surveying files are transferred to the Real Property Register as electronic documents through special information systems.
The Real Property Register obtains all data from other (related) registers through special information systems.
Other documents are usually submitted to the processor of the Real Property Register as paper documents (non-digital).
7. Are there any restrictions to the digital submission of documents? For example, is it necessary that the person offering the document for registration has a validated digital signature?
Special information systems and electronic signature are used (in more detail see the answer to the question 1 above).
8. Is it still possible to submit paper documents to the land registry?
Yes, it is still possible
9. Is it cheaper/more expensive to offer paper documents to the land registry? Could you provide a price indication for the registration of a deed of transfer (both digital and on paper)?
The price for registration is the same in both cases.