Buyer Verification Declaration
About this declaration

This declaration must be completed by any person or registered entity who, is to become the registered proprietor of ACT Land and accompanied with one of the following dutiable documents;

  • Application to register a Crown Lease (ACL)
  • Notice of appointment/retirement of trustee (NT)
  • Transfer by power of sale (TPS)
  • Transfer (T)
  • Transmission application (TA)

All transactions of land are to be lodged in accordance with the Land Titles Act 1925 (the Act). You can access the Act at You may also obtain further information and forms at

Instructions for completion
  • All Information when completing this form must be typed in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • This declaration must be completed by a person or registered entity who, is to become the registered proprietor of ACT Land . In cases where there is more than one person or registered entity, each person or registered entity must complete and submit separate declarations
  • Each person or registered entity must provide all relevant information
  • Each person or registered entity completing this declaration, must state their true and correct legal name in full
  • After submitting this declaration, an email will be sent to your nominated email address which includes the "Reference code", "Submission date" and "Buyer's name"
  • Each reference code and submission date is to be recorded on the relevant transaction form in the "Reference Code" and "Submission Date" fields
  • When completing the Buyer Verification Declaration the 'Unit Numbers' field must be left blank. Where any person or registered entity is buying multiple properties, the 'Add Property' option must be used to add each property individually.
  • Once submitted, this form is only valid for 12 months.
  • All identification (ID) must be valid and current
  • Individual and individual trustee buyers must provide one form of primary ID and one form of secondary ID
  • Company, company trustee and Government entities must provide an ABN, ACN or ARBN
  • A Passport, Australian Birth Certificate or Australian Citizenship Certificate can be used once as either primary or secondary ID
  • Foreign citizens holding a visa must supply the visa details

Primary identification:

  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • ImmiCard
  • Australian Citizenship Certificate

Secondary identification:

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Medicare Card
  • Passport
  • Australian Visa

Access Canberra

Phone: 02 6207 0491
Online: Contact us form

Your personal information
Access Canberra collects your personal and sensitive information that is reasonably necessary for or directly related to the functions, activities or services provided to you by on behalf of the ACT Government. Information collected and used for the purpose of buyer verification includes information about your identity and may include sensitive information, is authorised by s187A and 178B of the Land Titles Act 1925, and Reg 3 of the Land Titles Regulation 2015. This information may also disclosed to your nominated legal representative where you provide your consent for them to receive this information, or where a permitted exception to disclosure under the Information Privacy Act 2014 applies. For details on the collection of personal information in this declaration please refer to the Access Canberra Information Collection Notice. If you have questions about how your information will be handled please see the Access Canberra Privacy Policy or contact us.

Solicitor’s email address
Note: this field is not mandatory. If you provide your solicitor’s email address, you are consenting to the information, including your personal and sensitive information being disclosed to them. 

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