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 Titles, Cadastral Mapping and Tenure Clarification (Special Provisions) Act to include certification, applications for Section 5 waivers and applications to the Adjudication Committee.

Land Administration and Management Division Project Areas

  • St. Catherine (Portmore is generally excluded however, files can be opened for properties in Naggo Head)
  • St. Thomas
  • St. Mary
  • Portland
  • Kingston and St. Andrew (Tel Aviv; South Side; Rose Gardens; Rose Town; Golden Spring; Rock Hall; 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. Up-to-date Certificate of Payment of Property Tax
  2. Documentary Proof of Ownership. for example: Agreement for Sale, Deed of Gift, Deed of Conveyance, Certificate of Compliance, Adjudication Certificate
  3. Survey Diagram
  4. Surveyor's Statutory Declaration (required when the survey diagram is more than 7 years)
  5. Subdivision Approval
  6. Name, Address and Occupation of two (2) declarants who know the 30 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 the applicant and for each person to be added to the Title.

Field Visit Locations

Location: RADA Portland Office | When: Every last Monday | Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: RADA Morant Bay Office | 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.

 

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Workshops

Land Registration and Conveyancing Workshop starts January 12, 2021

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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