STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR TITLE/PROPERTY
DOCUMENTATION

REQUIREMENTS FOR ACQUIRING TITLE DOCUMENTS IN LAGOS STATE

Requirement for Grant of Statutory Right of Occupancy on State Land

         3 survey Plans

         Application form duly completed

         Vital information form duly completed

         4 copies of 5x5cm coloured passport photograph on white background

         Original payment receipts

         Evidence of payment of tax liabilities

Requirement for Governor’s Consent to subsequent land transaction

         Dated letter of application with address and telephone no(s)

         Completed Form 1c

         Certified True Copy of Grantor’s Title

         Grantor’s Tax Clearance Certificate

         Grantees Tax Clearance Certificate

         4 Nos. duly executed deeds of Sublease, Assignment, Mortgage or Power of

          Attorney

         Chartable Survey Plans

         Evidence of payment for charting, endorsement and form 1c (N10 500)

         Evidence of payment of property tax such as Land Use Charge, Capital Gains

           Tax, etc

         Original letter of confirmation of payment of capital contribution from NTDA in

           respect of Lekki Peninsula Schemes 1 & 2

         Building plan where applicable and photographs of the property

  Building plan where applicable and photographs of the property

Requirement for Deemed grants on privately acquired Lands are as follows:-          Application Form duly completed and sworn to         Land Information Certificate         Receipt for Land Information fee         Copy of tax clearance Certificate (individual)         Copy of Certificate of incorporation/registration (for companies)         Copy of company income tax clearance certificate         Copy of tax clearance certificate of 2 directors of the company         Site location Sketch         Copy of approved building plan (if developed)         Photographs of the Site         A copy of publication relating to the processing of the Deemed Grant         Evidence of payments   publication fee- N20,000.00   8% of application rate in the location (subject to the minimum of               N50,000.00)   Application Form- N5,000.00                             Covering letter stating all submitted documents addressed to the                             Executive Secretary, Land use & Allocation Committee must be                             attached to the completed application form upon submission. Requirements for Regularization of title on Federal Government Grant in Lagos State          Formal letter addressed to the Executive Secretary, Land Use and  Allocation              Committee Block 13 Room 4, Lands Bureau, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja         Standard allocation form (FREE)         Purchase Receipt         Passport Photographs         Tax Clearance Certificate of the applicant         Development Levy         In case of Company, two Directors Tax Clearance Certificates and              Development Levy receipts         Survey Plan         All payment receipts of land Charges         Certified True Copy of the root of title PROCEDURE FOR REGULARIZATION OF THE TITLE TO LAND PREVIOUSLY ACQUIRED BY THE STATE GOVERNMENT Stage 1            Applicant submits application for regularization to the                        Directorate of Land Regularization for processing. Stage 2            The Directorate of Land Regularization will chart the survey                        plan and thereafter carryout site inspection of the land Stage 3            If the report of inspection is approved, the Directorate of Land                        Regularization further process by raising a demand notice for                        necessary payment. Stage 4            Upon payment of necessary Land Charges evidenced by                        treasury receipt, the Directorate of Land Regularization                        prepares the letter of allocation for processing the                         Certificate of Occupancy and forward same to the Executive                        Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Directorate for                        endorsement and thereafter release to the applicant. Stage 5            The applicant’s file containing the Certificate of Occupancy is                        sent through the Permanent Secretary to the Hon. Attorney                        General and Commissioner for Justice for Endorsement. Stage 6            The Certificate of Occupancy is further processed for stamp                        duty and registration and released to the applicant. 

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