Current turnaround times

The average working day turnaround times for the week ending Sunday 13th October 2019 were as follows.

Please note that these time frames do not include dealings that have received additional priority by providing evidence of urgency.

If you have a document that is time sensitive please contact us as it may be completed sooner than the average turnaround.

There are multiple initiatives currently underway in relation to turnaround times as part of Landgate's commitment to continuous improvement. We welcome your feedback.

Dealings on Existing Titles

Simple and Correct - Discharge of Mortgages, Transfers and Mortgages TATs =   1.84 Days

The below table shows the average and maximum turnaround time for the top twenty five document types lodged at Landgate. Please note:

  • average turnaround relates to simple and correct documents
  • maximum turnaround relates to complex or incomplete lodgements
Dealing StatusAverage TurnaroundMaximum Turnaround
Application Affecting Encumbrance19.12 Days61.13 Days
Application Affecting Ownership19.04 Days54.08 Days
Application by Survivor18.13 Days59.92 Days
Application for Lost Duplicate Title (Section 75)1.96 Days54.08 Days
Application to Change Name20.58 Days30.18 Days
Application to Withdraw a Caveat11.60 Days33.63 Days
Caveat 13.59 Days81.97 Days
Discharge of Mortgage1.30 Days82.91 Days
Easement24.06 Days42.92 Days
Lease27.81 Days88.08 Days
Memorial14.08 Days26.17 Days
Mortgage2.00 Days82.91 Days
Notification22.71 Days65.05 Days
Notification of Change of Address20.55 Days22.10 Days
Notification under Section 70A20.31 Days64.90 Days
Power of Attorney21.62 Days48.81 Days
Power of Sale26.01 Days37.13 Days
Property (Seizure and Sale) Order2.59 Days29.23 Days
Restrictive Covenant in Deed18.49 Days64.90 Days
Surrender of Lease, Easement, Carbon Cov/Right/P Int28.57 Days38.90 Days
Transfer of Land2.34 Days74.89 Days
Transfer of Mortgage, Carbon Covenant/Right/Plantation InterestN/A43.80 Days
Transmission Application16.73 Days32.95 Days
Withdrawal of Caveat 11.60 Days47.06 Days
Withdrawal of Memorial4.99 Days31.88 Days

Dealings for New Titles

The average working day turnaround times for the week ending Sunday 13th October 2019 were as follows.

Freehold New Title dealings (including Strata Titles) = 20 working days

The above time frames are for new titles issued using the standard process. New titles issued using the 'lot sync' process may take longer as they wait for plans to be endorsed by the WA Planning Commission.

Due to the variability of new title applications, the recent weekly average turnaround time may not indicate current time frames.

Based on applications lodged, we provide the following current time frame estimates:

Freehold New Title dealings (including Strata Titles) = 17 working days.

Plan Examination

The following estimate of examination time frames is based on lodged Deposited Plans and Strata Plans.

Plans (including Strata Plans) in Freehold Plan Audit:

  • Priority 3 plans = 4 working days
  • Priority 2 plans = 4 working days
  • Priority 1 plans = 14 working days

This page was last updated on: 14 Oct 2019