Change of Name of Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee
This page aims to help you complete an electronic Change of Name of Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee dealing form in order to update the name of a registered lessee, mortgagee or chargee to their current legal name.
Typical reasons for needing this form are where the lessee’s, mortgagee’s or chargee’s name has been changed as a result of marriage or divorce or if the company name has changed with ASIC.
If a change of name is required for another purpose, use one of the following:
Before lodging this document electronically via an Electronic Lodgment Network, a Subscriber must:
verify their client’s identity
establish their client’s right to deal with the land
have a properly completed and executed Client Authorisation form and
retain evidence that supports the dealing (see Supporting Evidence below).
The Subscriber must also certify that they have taken reasonable steps to ensure that the instrument is correct and compliant with relevant law and any Prescribed Requirement.
For more information on these requirements see:
Guide to complete
Stamp Duty – not required.
CoRD Holder Consent – required for a change of name of the first registered mortgagee or chargee.
Notice of Sale – required for a change of name of the lessee of a Crown land tenure term lease or Crown land Real Property Act lease.
Standard Form of Caveat – a caveat noted on the Register will not prevent recording of the change of Change of Name of Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee.
Priority Notice Noted on the Register – see Priority Notice page for more information.
The following headings refer to the data fields which must be completed in order to lodge an electronic Change of Name of Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee.
Enter the land title reference(s) for the land affected by the lease, mortgage or charge.
Select the name of the interest holder to be changed.
Name of Interest Holder (Party Details – Party Name)
Enter the new name of the Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee. The ACN or ARBN of a company must be stated.
Justification for the Change of Name
Select the appropriate reason from the list. The list, together with the evidence required to support each reason, can be found at:
Create Document - Select Other Documents.
Select Change of Name of Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee.
Dealing on Title
Select the interest affected, being a Lease, Mortgage or Charge.
Select the registered dealing number of the lease, mortgage or charge affected by the change of name.
In addition to evidence supporting the steps taken by the Subscriber to verify the identity of their Client and establish their Client’s right to deal, the Subscriber may be required to retain other evidence to support the dealing.
The evidence that the Subscriber is required to retain to support a Change of Name of Lessee, Mortgagee or Chargee form may include the types of evidence set out in the following link:
Other forms of evidence may be acceptable and it is a matter for the Subscriber to be satisfied that they have met the requirements for the dealing. Please refer to the ARNECC Guidance Note 5 for assistance on retaining evidence to support conveyancing transactions in accordance with the NSW Participation Rules.
All NSW legislation can be accessed at www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/