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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (4)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Ministry of Lands and physical planning, Ardhi house (x 11)
1 2 3 7 8 9 12 13 14 15 16
Ministry of Lands and physical planning, Ardhi house
Advocate
4
Advocate
Seller's advocate (x 2)
5 6
Seller's advocate
Banks
11
Banks

What you will get (4)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Official land search
3
Official land search
Franked Transfer document
13
Franked Transfer document
Registered Transfer
16
Registered Transfer
Certificate of title
16
Certificate of title

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Land search form (central registry) (x 2)
1 2
Land search form (central registry)
Proof of land ownership (x 2)
1 2
Proof of land ownership
PIN certificate (x 2)
2 15
PIN certificate
Identity card (x 2)
2 15
Identity card
Stamped land search application.
3
Stamped land search application.
Request letter
5
Request letter
Valuation for stamp duty
7
Valuation for stamp duty
Official land search (x 2)
7 15
Official land search
Executed Transfer Instrument
7
Executed Transfer Instrument
Route sketch
7
Route sketch
Passport photo (x 2)
7 15
Passport photo
Stamped application form
9
Stamped application form
KRA payment slip
11
KRA payment slip
Valued Transfer document
12
Valued Transfer document
Booking form (x 2)
14 15
Booking form
Consent to transfer land
15
Consent to transfer land
Land rates clearance receipt
15
Land rates clearance receipt
Land rent certificate
15
Land rent certificate
Transfer instrument
15
Transfer instrument
Stamped booking form
16
Stamped booking form

How much?

Estimated cost of the procedure  KES  1,000

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Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 500
For official land serach
4 % Valuation amount
- KES 0
For leaseholds properties situated within cities/ municipalities
0
2 % Valuation amount
- KES 0
For freeholds properties situate outside cities /municipalities
0
KES 500
For registration fees

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 22 d 53 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 1h. 5mn 2h. 30mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 35mn 3h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 22 d 53 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Advocates Act Advocates Act
  Sections 9, 34, 35 ,  articles 9, 34, 35
Advocates Remuneration Order 2014 Advocates Remuneration Order 2014
  Article Schedule 1
Kenya Revenue Authority Public Notice Kenya Revenue Authority Public Notice
KRA Guide on payment of stamp duty through itax KRA Guide on payment of stamp duty through itax
Land Act Land Act
  Sections 7, 43
Land Laws amendment Act No. 28 of 2016 Land Laws amendment Act No. 28 of 2016
  Section  18
Land Registration Act Land Registration Act
  Sections 14, 24, 26, 31, 34, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48
Registration of transfer of land checklist Registration of transfer of land checklist
Stamp Duty Act Stamp Duty Act
  Sections 5, 6, 8, 10, 10A, 12, 19, 20, 23
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