How to establish whether a paper certificate of title exists
A current title search of the property will show whether a paper certificate of title has been issued.
Certificate of title delivery details
If you need to find out who the certificate was last delivered to, follow these instructions. If you don't know the date of issue of your paper certificate, a current title search will supply this information.
Certificates issued after 24 April 1994
- On the current title search, find the dealing number of the application for title.
- Use this dealing number to request a copy of the application.
- Current title search showing dealing number (PDF, 574KB)
- Application for title showing delivery details (PDF, 538KB)
Certificates issued before 24 April 1994
- Request a historical paper-title search, which will provide an image of the historical title.
- On the historical paper title, find the dealing number of the last recorded dealing.
- Use this dealing number to request a copy of the dealing.