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CIB 315: E-Conveyancing required from 1 December 2018

Regulations mandating the use of electronic conveyancing came into effect on 1 May 2018, with an exemption granted until 1 December 2018.

For transactions entered into from 1 December 2018, electronic lodgement will become the standard process in Western Australia.

The following transactions will be required to be lodged electronically:

  • all eligible, stand-alone transfers, caveats and withdrawal of caveats
  • any lodgement case consisting of eligible discharge, transfer, mortgage, caveat and withdrawal of caveat
  • eligible land title documents

The Registrar and Landgate have worked with industry to implement this change over a four-year period since the first e-conveyancing transaction was completed in WA in June 2014.

With the general exemption expiring 1 December 2018, the Registrar encourages industry to transition to electronic conveyancing over the next two months.

Please see the Electronic Conveyancing page on Landgate’s website for further information.

Yours sincerely


Jean Villani

Registrar of Titles