Procedure for Regularisation of the title to land previously acquired by the state government
Stage 1 Applicant submits application for regularization to the Directorate of Land Regularization for processing.
Stage 2 The Directorate of Land Regularization will chart the survey plan and thereafter carryout site inspection of the land
Stage 3 If the report of inspection is approved, the Directorate of Land Regularization further process by raising a demand notice for necessary payment.
Stage 4 Upon payment of necessary Land Charges evidenced by treasury receipt, the Directorate of Land Regularisation prepares the letter of allocation for processing the Certificate of Occupancy and forward same to the Executive Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Directorate for endorsement and thereafter release to the applicant.
Stage 5 The applicant’s file containing the Certificate of Occupancy is sent through the Permanent Secretary to the Hon. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice for Endorsement.
Stage 6 The Certificate of Occupancy is further processed for stamp duty and registration and released to the applicant.
Requirement for Ratification and Certificate of Occupancy
- A covering letter by the Agent or individual person submitting the application must accompany the Application Form with the following: A covering letter which must contain the contact details – Address, Telephone Nos. and where possible an e-mail address.
- A duly completed Land Regularisation Form 1 obtained from the Lands Bureau. Application form for Residential users cost N5,000.00 while Forms for Commercial is N10,000.00. The form must be completed, dated and signed by the Applicant and sworn to before a magistrate or notary public.
- 4 Passport Photograph (with coloured white background 5x5cm in size)
- Land Information Certificate from Surveyor General (original)
- Photocopy of Purchase Receipt with Stamp Duty
- N100 current Special Development Levy
- Current Tax Clearance Certificate or Electronic Tax Clearance Certificate
- Sketch map of site Location
- Original Survey Plan (4 copies)
- Photocopy of Property
- One Original copy of Deed of Assignment
Surveyor General's Office
Land Information Certificate is issued by the surveyor General’s Office and at times may be revalidated (where applicable).
Requirement for Land Information Certificate
- Covering letter addressed to Surveyor General
- Sun print survey plan
- Receipt of payment