Registered Land Rules of 1972 (CAP.229)
Intestate Estates Act (CAP.34)
Judgments Act (CAP.35)
Non-Belongers Land Holding Regulation Act (CAP.122)
Condominium Ordinance (CAP.219)
Conveyancing and Law of Property Ordinance (CAP.220)
Land Acquisition Ordinance (CAP.222)
Land Adjudication Ordinance (CAP.223)
Trustee Ordinance (CAP.303)
Commissioners for Oaths & Notaries Public Act (CAP.12)
Common Law

  • Make sure boundary marks are in accordance with a registered survey plan.
  • Maintain in good order any features that demarcate your property especially if the property is adjoining

Yes. Section 150 of the RLO states:

“Any person who under this Ordinance submits a caution or any instrument for registration, or is the proprietor of any land, lease or charge, shall furnish to the Registrar in writing a postal address within the Virgin Islands for service and shall notify him in writing of any change in address.”



  •     ABSOLUTELY NO WHITEOUT will be accepted on any document submitted for registration.
  •     Change of Address Form (S.150 of RLO) was not completed.
  •     Property information was incorrect (i.e. Registration Section, Block & Parcel Number).
  •     Documents submitted were not dated.
  •     Stamp Duty was not paid or stamped exempt by the Inland Revenue Department .
  •     Documents submitted were not certified.
  •     Signatures were not originals. Colour copies of applications are not accepted.
  •     Registration fees were not paid.
  •     Land Certificates was not produced nor an affidavit produced.
  •     Property may have a caution, restriction or involved in an ongoing case matter (i.e. Prescription, Boundary Investigation, Partition, Mutation)
  •     Lack of supporting documentation or information.
  •     Map or Plan not attached to an application that requires such supplementary information. (i.e Subdivision/Easement/Amalgamation/Partition)


The registration section, block number and parcel number of the property of interest.

To make an entry, note or record in the register under the Registered Land Ordinance (RLO).

  • Registration section
  • Block and Parcel number
  • History of proprietorship
  • Type of proprietorship 
  • Acreage of land
  • Whether the land is crown land
  • Whether the land was mutated
  • Whether the land is provisional
  • Easements, Right of Ways, Covenants
  • Cautions, Restrictions, Leases
  • Charges, Discharges, Restrictive Agreements
  • Amendment of Charges
  • Charges
  • Discharges
  • Easements
  • Judgment Charges
  • Leases
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Powers of Sale
  • Restrictive Agreements
  • Subleases
  • Surrender of Lease
  • Transfers
  • Transmissions
  • Variation of Charges


  •     Your application was not submitted in triplicate.
  •     Your application involved more than one parcel and the copies submitted were not sufficient for you to receive a copy. A copy will be retained for each parcel.
  •     Applications must be submitted in triplicate. However, extra copies are not processed unless needed for applications involving more than one parcel.