Government of JamaicaGovernment of Jamaica

Probate Unit

CORPORATE LEGAL SERVICES DIVISION - PROBATE UNIT

WHAT IS A LAND SETTLEMENT?
BACKGROUND
  • started in the 1940’s by the Government
  • 337 settlements island wide
  • residential/ agricultural lots
  • means of redistributing land

TERMS OF ALLOTMENT

Rules Governing Land Settlements

Applying for Land Settlement Plots
Persons applying for land settlement plots shall do so by using application forms that are available at the Estate Management Division in Kingston and regional offices islandwide.  Each application should be made to the Commissioner of Lands.

An applicant is required to pay a deposit of the price of the land, standing buildings and crops for which application is made, once approval is granted by the Minister.

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