Yes. A great number of applications to the Department are available On-line through our Electronic Applications Portal.
Applications: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Information: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cadastral Plans: District Lands Offices and Central Cartographic Office, Lefkosia
Cadastral Plans and Maps: Central Cartographic Office, Lefkosia
Orders: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
A registered user is the user who has created an account / profile in the Dls Portal (ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS -> REGISTER) and has access to "open data services" such as" Scanned Maps ", "Provision of GIS / Digital Data" and "Inquiry".
It should be noted that access to the "Interactive Maps" e-service does not require an account / profile, as well as access to static data through the "Citizen's Portal", and the use / utilization of the "Inspire Geo-portal".
Authorized user is the registered user who has already visited one of the Citizen Service Centers or the Central Post Office of his/her city and connected the account / profile he created in the Dls Portal with the identity information. The authorized user, in addition to access to "open data" services, has also access to the eservices related to his/her own property, such as an application for the issue of a Search Certificate, of a Copy of Certificate of Registration (Title) of Immovable Property, an application for Correction of Error of General Valuation etc. It should be noted that, the respective group of the "Authorized User" on the side of the Organizations, who are not registered in the Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver, such as Municipalities, Communities, Sewage Boards, Various Public Benefit and Religious Institutions and have proceeded to link their profile, is the group "Organizations" .
No you can't . This information is not available through the Portal because is not considered "open data".
It should be noted that information regarding immovable property may be provided to any interested person under section 51A of the Law Cap. 224, by issuing a "search certificate". A "search certificate" is issued only after the respective application (Form N50) has been filed and the prescribed fees have been paid at any District Land Office. The application form must be physically submitted at any District Land Office. Persons qualified to file an application are only the owner of the property or his/her agent authorized by a power of attorney, or an attorney.
It should be noted that an agent (e.g. a layer) authorized by a power of attorney, or an attorney, in order to apply electronically for the issue of Search Certificate on behalf of the owner, should have already filed a power of attorney, or an attorney at a district land office.
The applicant, that is the owner or an agent (Physical or Legal Entity) must be an Authorized User (Question 3) of the Dls Portal.
Information regarding immovable property may be provided to any interested person under section 51A of the Immovable Property (Tenure, Registration and Valuation) Law, Cap.224, by issuing a search certificate. Persons qualified to file an application are only the owner of the property or his /her agent authorized a power of attorney, or an attorney.
It should be noted that in order to apply electronically for the issue of Search Certificate by the Proxy Representative (e.g. lawyer) on behalf of the owner, the Proxy Representative must have already filed an attorney at the district land office. The Proxy Representative must have an authorized account (Question 3) in the Portal.
There are several types Property Search Certificates" available through the "DLS Portal (Dashboard). The cost of each Search Certificate depends of the type of the Search Certificate. There is a "Table of Rights and Fees" ("CITΙΖΕΝ PORTAL" -> RIGHTS AND FEES ") published on the Dls Portal, which includes the prices of the multiple e-services provided by the Department of Lands and Surveys.
Upon submission of the e-application, the Search Certificate is prepared in an informal "PDF" format and the user can download it. The user first should locate and click on the specific e-applications (select the list "My Applications"), and then can download the Informal Certificate, in "PDF" format (from the tab "Data Downloads").
It should be noted that the user can also select from "Ariadne" Portal a Search Certificate he/she wishes to submit, in the category "Land and Housing" of the "e-service Catalogue".
After logging in to the Portal and entering your username and password (as an authorized user - Question 3), select "My Applications" from the left menu. At this point you can locate the Branch where the various applications have been submitted either to the District Land Office or through the Portal. Then, you can contact this branch by phone (Officers Contact Details at the various Branches/Dlo Offices of the Department can be found at the Dls Portal ("Citizen Portal" -> "Offices" -> "More Information")
You should contact the relative TAX Office.
Yes, you can apply online for a Certificate of Immovable Property for your own immovable property or for the properties of other individuals/owners (physical or legal persons) that you may represent. You should have an authorized account (Question 3) in the DLS Portal.
Note that you can select this service directly from the Ariadne Portal (e-Service Catalog -> Land and Property)
Upon submission of the e-application, the Certificate is prepared in an informal "PDF" format and the user can download it. The user first should locate and click on the specific e-applications (select the list "My Applications"), and then can download the Informal Certificate, in "PDF" format (from the tab "Data Downloads")
The e-service also has the option of including co-owners.
Access to Comparable Sales application is provided only to Private Valuers, Registered at the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber and have an authorized account (Question 3) in the Dls Portal. The subscription cost for having access to the comparable sales e-service is 100 euros per district and 400 euros for all the districts. The specific cost is per year.
Yes you can locate a property by Address through the "Interactive Maps" eservice.
Use the "Search" Tool and then select the District/Municipality/Quarter. From the 3rd tab of the "Search"Tool, named "street", select the street and then press the button "Zoom". A yellow line of the street selected is appeared on the map. Locate optically the property and use the identify" ("i") tool to see all the information about it.
Short instructional videos are available in the Dls Portal, but only in Greek, at the moment at the location: https://portal.dls.moi.gov.cy/el-gr/videos/Pages/default.aspx
Old maps can only be purchased by a written request. The request can be sent either by fax (22 769694) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org and should be addressed to the Director of the Department of Lands and Surveys, c/o Cartography Senior Land Officer. The applicant should specify the map needed and how it is aimed to be used. The cost of purchasing a digital image file (tiff or pdf) is €25,50 + 19% VAT and €10 for a printout.
This applies to old maps that are not included in the Price List of Cadastral Plans, Maps and Aerial Photos which is published on DLS PORTAL: https://portal.dls.moi.gov.cy/en-us/Rights%20and%20Fees/Pages/default.aspx
Yes, but is necessary to have an authorized account (Question 3) in the Dls Portal. Through the application for a copy of the Certificate of Registration (Title) of Immovable Property of the Dls Portal, you can find out about your co-owner. Before submitting your request, make sure you select the option "Co-owners ". The system issues the Certificate in PDF format and sends it automatically to your email address.
There is a tool available through the portal for calculating transfer fees (https://portal.dls.moi.gov.cy at the bottom of the main page of the Dls Portal), or specifically at the link: https://portal.dls.moi.gov.cy/en-us/Pages/CalculateTransferFees.aspx .
The value should be entered without VAT.
Τhe Dls Portal does not provide a power of attorney. If an individual requires a Power of Attorney it is suggested that a lawyer prepare such a document and signatures will be certified at owner's country embassy or at certifying offices in Cyprus.
The reason concerns the fact that either:
a) you have not yet proceeded to any legal transaction with the Department of Lands and Surveys at any District Land Office and therefore your identity has not been entered in the Land Information System. For this reason you should follow the instructions on this link ΚΑΤΑΧΩΡΗΣΗ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΝ ΦΥΣΙΚΟΥ-ΝΟΜΙΚΟΥ ΠΡΟΣΩΠΟΥ. The instructions are available only in Greek.
b) The immovable property that you possibly own is registered in the Land Information System of the Department of Lands and Surveys with a distinctive number other than your identity number / ARC number. To resolve this issue, it is recommended:
You can use the e-application "APPLICATION FOR PROPERTY DECLARATION" from Dls Portal (Dashboard). In order to apply for this eservice you should have an "authorized account" (Question 3) in the Dls Portal.
The aim of this specific electronic application is to facilitate the correction/replacement of special identity numbers (XXXXXX/2/9) that are registered in the computerized system of the Department of Lands and Surveys with the actual identity numbers of the property owners.
By sending email to the following emails:
It is worth noting that is not allowed to submit any application for a deceased by using your own account, unless you have been already appointed as an administrator by a competent district court.
An e-application for a Copy of an Official Cadastral Plan can be submitted by any registered or authorized user (for an explanation of the terms registered / authorized user, see question 3) for Copy of an Official Cadastral Plan which either include property for which the applicant is either the owner or not.
The service is named "Application for a Copy of Official Cadastral Plan" and is available in the "Dashboard" of the user page on the Dls Portal. Note that the user can also select the specific e-application directly from the "Ariadne" Portal (e-Service catalogue -> Land and Property). For detailed instructions here.