Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Deeds offices will open across South Africa on 13 May 2020.
In a statement, the agriculture, land reform and rural development department added that all services will be available and all lodgements will be accepted.
However, only conveyancers will be allowed to enter offices via appointments.
At this stage, members of the public and clerks will not be allowed to enter deeds offices.
“The Office of the Chief Registrar will load all notices for applications for copies of lost deeds on DeedsWeb for public inspection. Information will be available for the public on DeedsWeb and via emails.”
According to an earlier department statement, COVID-19 level 4 lockdown regulations, as of 01 May 2020, declared deeds registration to be an essential service.