Land register; transcript and printout

Upon request, the land registry will issue copies or printouts from the land register and the land file.

Description

If you are entitled to inspect the land register or the land file on the basis of a legitimate interest (see Land Register, Inspection), you can request the land registry to issue a copy of the land register. If you wish, the copy can be certified by the land registry.

In the states which - like Bavaria - keep the land register by machine, the printout takes the place of the transcript and the official printout takes the place of the certified transcript. The official printout is provided with an official seal or stamp and is equivalent to a certified copy.

Prerequisites

Land register excerpts can be requested either in person upon presentation of the identity card or passport, in writing or by fax (but not by e-mail). As a matter of principle, land register extracts cannot be prepared and sent on the basis of a telephone application, as the existence of a legitimate interest pursuant to Section 12 (GBO) would not be verifiable by the land registry in this case.

The application can be made informally or using the form at the relevant land registry office.

The application should contain the land registry page. If this is not known, the parcel number or an exact location designation can also be specified.

Special notes

Increasingly, fee-based services are being offered on various Internet sites to provide owners with land register printouts. The land registry has nothing to do with these service providers. The processing fee due there is often significantly higher than the actual court fees incurred.

You can request your land register printout directly from the land registry at any time using the form, stating your legitimate interest.

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Erteilung eines Grundbuchausdrucks
    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

  • For uncertified copies/printouts from the land register, a fee of € 10 is charged in accordance with no. 17000 KV GNotKG (Schedule of Costs for the Law on Courts and Notaries). For certified copies/official printouts the fee according to no. 17001 KV GNotKG is 20 €.

    You will receive an invoice from the Landesjustizkasse Bamberg for the fees incurred. Please do not send cash or checks to the land registry.

Status: 24.02.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium der Justiz

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