Current turnaround times

The turnaround time (TAT) is the time taken for a document to be registered after it has been lodged. These timings include both electronic and paper lodged documents.

The average working day TATs for the week ending Sunday 30th May 2020 were as follows.

If you have a document that is time sensitive it may be able to be completed sooner than the average turnaround time. Please refer to our expedite process.

As part of Landgate's commitment to continuous improvement we welcome your feedback.

Dealings on Existing Titles

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 Encumbrance18.10  Days45.97 Days
Application Affecting Ownership7.63 Days43.73 Days
Application by Survivor5.89 Days30.15 Days
Application for Lost Duplicate Title (Section 75)11.12 Days31.16 Days
Application to Change Name7.27 Days49.10 Days
Application to Withdraw a Caveat2.29 Days33.25 Days
Caveat 1.94 Days26.32 Days
Discharge of Mortgage10.99 Hours51.79 Days
Easement17.77 Days48.71 Days
Lease14.60 Days50.81 Days
Memorial10.11 Days25.37 Days
Mortgage18.36 Hours51.79 Days
Notification25.17 Days35.98 Days
Notification of Change of Address5.64 Days6.32 Days
Notification under Section 70A12.70 Days41.19 Days
Power of Attorney6.57 Days46.96 Days
Power of Sale18.39 Days29.12 Days
Property (Seizure and Sale) Order1.73 Days6.99 Days
Restrictive Covenant in DeedN/A42.09 Days
Surrender of Lease, Easement, Carbon Cov/Right/P Int15.78 Days63.99 Days
Transfer of Land21.86 Hours63.99 Days
Transfer of Mortgage, Carbon Covenant/Right/Plantation Interest17.73 Days20.22 Days
Transmission Application6.28 Days37.96 Days
Withdrawal of Caveat 2.29 Days30.99 Days
Withdrawal of Memorial12.04 Days43.73 Days

Dealings for New Titles

The average working day turnaround times for the week ending Sunday 30th May 2020 were as follows.

Freehold New Title dealings (including Strata Titles) = 19 working days

The above time frames are for new titles issued using the standard process. If the ‘lot sync’ option was selected, the process may take longer waiting 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) = 10 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:

  • High Priority = 4 working days
  • Medium Priority = 19 working days
  • Low Priority = 20 working days

For clarification on priority criteria please refer to CIB 314 Trial of Revised Plan Examination Priority

This page was last updated on: 02 Jun 2020