Government of JamaicaGovernment of Jamaica

Land Administration and Management Division

On March 6, 2018, Cabinet gave approval for the merger of the Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP) with the National Land Agency (NLA). The merger resulted in the establishment of two new Divisions within the National Land Agency i.e. Land Administration and Management Division (LAMD) and the Adjudication Services Division (ASD). The Land Administration and Management Division is responsible for non-systematic (ad hoc) land registration matters submitted by Geoland and private Attorneys-at-Law under the Registration of Titless Cadastral Special Provisions Act (SPA) to include certification, applications for Section 5 waivers and applications to the Adjudication Committee.

Land Administration and Management Division Project Areas

  • St. Catherine and Naggo Head (excluding the general Portmore area)
  • St. Thomas
  • St. Mary
  • Portland
  • St. Andrew (Rose Town; Lawrence Tavern and its Environs)

Land Administration and Management Division Field Visits

The aim of the LAMD during their scheduled monthly visits includes assisting customers in:

  • Obtaining their Certificate of Title. (Regularization)
    • First Registration Applications
    • Adverse Registration Applications
  • Updating their Certificate of Title. (Clarification)
    • Transfers (Addition and Removal of Names)
    • Notation of Death
    • Notation of Marriage
    • Subdivisions

Checklist

  1. Certificate of Payment of Property Tax evidencing up-to-date payment of property taxes.
  2. Documentary Proof of Ownership. for example: Agreement for Sale, Deed of Gift, Deed of Conveyance, Certificate of Compliance, Adjudication Certificate
  3. Survey Plan which indicates the boundaries and size of the land
  4. Surveyor's Statutory Declaration (required when the Surveyors' declaration is more than 7 years)
  5. Subdivision Approval or Section 5 waiver pursuant to the SPA.
  6. Name, Address and Occupation of two (2) declarants who know the 40 year history of the land and is at least 50 years old (excluding relatives)
  7. Tax Registration Number (TRN) of applicant
  8. Name, Address, Occupation and TRN of persons who will be added to the Title.
  9. One (1) valid Government issued photo identification for applicant and for each person to be added to the Title.

 

Location: RADA Portland Office

When: Every last Monday

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Location: Trinity Baptist Church in Morant Bay

When: Every last Tuesday

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Location: Linstead Baptist Church in Linstead

When: Every last Wednesday

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church in Port Maria

When: Every last Thursday

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

 

Land Administration and Management Division Special Visits

 

AUGUST 2019

 

Date Parish / Place More Information
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
St. Thomas
Yallahs Seventh Day Adventist Church
 

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

Date Parish / Place More Information
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Portland
Port Antonio Bay Baptist Church
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
St. Mary
Annotto Bay Baptist Church
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
St. Catherine
Bog Walk Seventh Day Adventist Church
 

OCTOBER 2019

 

Date Parish / Place More Information
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
St. Thomas
Yallahs Seventh Day Adventist Church
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
St. Mary
Annotto Bay Baptist Church
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Portland
Port Antonio Bay Baptist Church
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
St. Catherine
Bog Walk Seventh Day Adventist Church
 

Workshops

Land Registration and Conveyancing Workshop starts January 7, 2020

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Contacts

For general information about our services, please contact us at:

  • asknla @ nla.gov.jm
  • +876.750.5263
  • +876.946.5263
  • 8 Ardenne Road Kingston 10