Searches - Section 187 and Section 7 online certificate requests

*Please note, from the 1st March 2016 ‘Urgent’ Section 7 & Section 187 certificate requests will only be available via our on-line service*

Section 187 and Section 7 certificate requests are available via our online request option below.

Firstly, to access this online service, please register your username and password with council via the New user registration link below. You will receive a confirmation email when your registration has been processed.

To request a certificate, please select the Request a certificate option below and follow the prompts.

Please refer to the following ‘Important Information’ before proceeding with your request.

Should you have any queries regarding this process please contact council on 8384 0666.

Important information:

Copy of Certificate of Title: Under the Land and Business (Sales and Conveyancing) Act 1994, it is a requirement that an application for a certificate must be accompanied by a copy of the original or duplicate certificate of title.  Before you proceed with your on-line request please ensure that you have an electronic copy of the certificate of title available and attach where requested.  Please note: If an electronic copy of the certificate of title is not attached, processing of your request will be delayed until this information is received. Electronic copies of certificates of title are available from SAILIS.

Certificate delivery timeframes:

Urgent Search Requests will be electronically delivered before 5pm the next business day.

Please note: Urgent search requests will not be processed within the 1 business day timeframe if they are received less than 48 hours prior to the last business day before Christmas Day through to the first business day following New Year’s Day.

Standard Search Requests will be electronically delivered within 8 business days, by 5pm at the latest on the eighth day.

Please refer to the attached document for further information regarding registration and use of council’s on-line service:  Instructions for using on-line S7 & S187 Certificates (293K)