Apply for Property Information Certificate

Information on a Property Information Certificate

Property Information Certificates tell you the following information about a property:

  • Property Information Certificate (Part 1): building permits issued in the last 10 years and any outstanding building notices or orders.
  • Property Information Certificate (Part 2): whether the property is flood prone, termite prone or in an alpine area.
  • Property Information Certificate (Part 3): building permits issued in the last 10 years and the date and type of inspection carried out for a building permit.
  • Property Information Certificate (Part 1 and 2): building permits issued in the last 10 years, any outstanding building notices or orders, and whether the property is flood prone, termite prone or in an alpine area.
  • Property Information Certificate (Part 1 and 3): building permits issued in the last 10 years, any outstanding building notices or orders, and the date and type of inspection carried out for a building permit.

Information required to apply

When you apply for a Property Information Certificate you need to provide the details of the property you are purchasing such as:

  • the lot and subdivision number
  • the street number and street name
  • volume and folio number from the title
  • the current owner's name and address
  • your name and address.

These details help to give you the correct information on the property you are buying.

How to apply for a Property Information Certificate

Anyone can apply for a Property Information Certificate, however, your solicitor or conveyancer normally does this for you.

Privacy Act requirements with respect to ownership may apply.

Use Council's online certificates

Apply and pay for a Property Information Certificate online and receive the certificate from Council in pdf format by email.

Use SAI Global online system

Visit SAI Global Online Property Information System to apply and pay for property information certificates, and other title, land and company searches and certificates.

You must register first with ANSTAT before you search or apply for a certificate.

Use LANDATA Property Certificates

You can use the Victorian Government's LANDATA Property Certificates System to apply and pay for property information certificates, and other land, planning, survey and Vicroads certificates and reports.

You must register first with LANDATA before you can search or apply for a certificate.

Send in an application form

Download and fill in the Property Information application form (DOC 70Kb).

Submit the form with the application fee at a Council Customer Service Centre or by post to Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Moreland 3058.

Fees

Council property information and fees follow the Victorian Building Authority's practice note and Regulation 326 of the Building Regulations 2006.

See fees for property information under Regulation 326.