Category: Conveyancing Services
Written by Riska Destriyanti on 04/11/2022
The author’s views are entirely their own and may not always reflect the views of Putranto Alliance.
When you acquire a property, you must register your name on the land certificate as proof of ownership. The same applies when you inherit properties. In your land certificate, there is also a validity period, and you need to extend them before it expires. When a foreign individual buys a property in Indonesia, the buyer must check if the land title deed can be converted to leasehold before acquisition. These situations require you to process land certification administrative issues at the Land Authority Office.
Land certificates are strong evidence and provide legal certainty and protection for land rights holders. Certificates of land rights, management rights, waqf land, ownership rights to flats, and mortgage rights have been recorded in the relevant land book. Thus, the certificate is proof of rights that apply as strong evidence.
The government issues land certificates in the context of carrying out land registration following statutory provisions. A certificate of land rights proves that a person or legal entity has rights over a certain plot of land.
The land rights in Indonesia are as follows :
A land rights certificate proves that a person or a legal entity has a right to a particular plot of land. If you own a land, the land must be registered with the local land office so that the land has proof of ownership and the owner’s name is listed in the certificate.
A certificate is a powerful means of proof. If it is not proven otherwise, the physical and juridical data contained therein must be accepted as actual data. The physical and juridical data listed in the certificate book must match the data listed in the land book and measurement results concerned because the data is taken from the land book and measurement results.
To get a certificate for the land we own, we must do land registration. Land registration is a series of continuous activities carried out by the government to collect, process, record, present, and maintain physical and juridical data in the form of maps and lists regarding land parcels and apartment units. This activity also includes issuing certificates as proof of ownership on land parcels that already have certain rights and rights that burden them.
Land registration is held to obtain legal certainty. This land registration was held to meet the needs of the community and the government. With the implementation of land registration, it is hoped that a person can feel safe and there will be no interference with the rights they rights.
Land registration is not only for land that does not yet have a certificate but also applies to land that already has a certificate. If we transfer land rights by way of buying and selling or grants, then we must register the land to be reversed into the name of the buyer/grant recipient.
Land registration can be done at the land office where the land is located. For example, the land we own is in West Jakarta, so we must register the land at the West Jakarta land office. The land registration mechanism includes the following processes:
Certificate holders can come to the land office with the following documents:
If all documents are complete, the land owner can apply for land registration according to the registration mechanism at the local land office.
By doing this land registration, it is hoped that landowners feel safe in having rights over their land and avoid disputes due to land status. Few landowners have lost their land because they neglected to register it.
Registration of the land we own is very important because the land we own can be our primary need, such as a place to live or a place of business. So, if we buy or get a gift or grant in the form of land, we must register the land at the local land office.
We can help you make a land certificate that you own, both for changing the land owner’s name, registering new rights, etc. Arranging for land certificates is one of the best services we can provide to you because we have competent consultants in the land sector.
There are many benefits that we get if we have a certificate on the land that we own, namely:
The certificate registration process takes approximately 30 working days. This process depends on what application you are submitting. It will take longer if you are applying for the issuance of a certificate for the first time or applying for a new one because you lost it.
You must immediately register your land so that no other party registers your land first.
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