Land register; application for cancellation of a lien on real property

Land charges and other liens on real property may be cancelled at the request of the owner of the real property or the lien creditor.

Description

If the creditor of a land charge or other lien on real property grants the deletion from the land register, the owner may apply for the deletion of the right at the land registry.

Prerequisites

The following documents must be submitted to the land registry for the cancellation of a real estate lien:

  • The consent of all owners registered in the land register to the cancellation of the real estate lien in publicly certified form.
  • The deletion consent of the creditor in publicly certified form. In the case of savings banks and Landesbanken, the seal of the bank is sufficient.
  • For letter rights additionally:
    • Real estate lien certificate in original or
    • foreclosure decree in copy with res judicata notice

At your request, a notary will obtain the necessary documents and supervise the execution of the cancellation application.

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Löschung im Grundbuch
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Fees

  • The fees pursuant to the Schedule of Costs to the German Law on Court and Notarial Costs (Kostenverzeichnis zum Gerichts- und Notarkostengesetz, GNotKG) are based on the market value of the right to be cancelled.

Status: 24.02.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium der Justiz

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