Current turnaround times

The average working day turnaround times for the week ending Sunday 19th May 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 =   3.02 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 Encumbrance23.53 Days45.85 Days
Application Affecting Ownership11.87 Days45.85 Days
Application by Survivor15.22 Days43.04 Days
Application for Lost Duplicate Title (Section 75)7.99  Days27.77 Days
Application to Change Name16.05  Days32.08 Days
Application to Withdraw a Caveat21.93 Days48.76 Days
Caveat 18.62 Days85.02 Days
Discharge of Mortgage2.36 Days47.80 Days
Easement19.78 Days40.85 Days
Lease32.05 Days41.63 Days
Memorial9.06 Days14.22 Days
Mortgage3.69 Days47.80 Days
Notification14.56 Days22.92 Days
Notification of Change of Address14.56 Days22.92 Days
Notification under Section 70A17.76 Days29.81 Days
Power of Attorney14.29 Days18.09 Days
Power of Sale29.60 Days36.97 Days
Property (Seizure and Sale) Order6.23 Days20.04 Days
Restrictive Covenant in Deed17.91 Days17.95 Days
Surrender of Lease, Easement, Carbon Cov/Right/P Int28.45 Days37.87  Days
Transfer of Land4.72 Days64.86 Days
Transfer of Mortgage, Carbon Covenant/Right/Plantation Interest29.75 Days                                    30.26 Days                   
Transmission Application14.80 Days26.84 Days
Withdrawal of Caveat 15.72 Days85.02 Days
Withdrawal of Memorial15.81 Days30.30 Days

Dealings for New Titles

The average working day turnaround times for the week ending Sunday 19th May 2019 were as follows.

Freehold New Title dealings (including Strata Titles) = 18 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 = 23 working days

This page was last updated on: 20 May 2019