Land registers in Member States - Netherlands
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This section provides you with an overview of the Dutch land register.
What does the Dutch Land register offer?
The Dutch Land Register is owned and maintained by the Kadaster (Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency), a public authority responsible for registering rights and interests affecting any real estate (including land and buildings) and the specifications of these (e.g. size).
Is access to the Dutch land register free of charge?
No, a fee is charged. For more information, please visit the website of the Kadaster.
How to search the Dutch land register
Professionals in the Netherlands who have subscribed to the Dutch Land Register can search it using the following search parameters:
- Name of the owner or person related to the property
- Cadastral identifier
- Place map
- Deed number
- Name of the property.
All information is displayed in Dutch and billing is done on a monthly basis.
Subscribed professional users in countries participating to EULIS (the European Land Information Service) can search the Dutch Land Register using the following parameters:
- Cadastral identifier
- Place map.
All information is displayed in English; billing is done through the national land registry concerned.
Individuals can search the Dutch Land Register using the following parameters:
All information (though less than that provided to professional users) is displayed in Dutch and payment may be made by Mastercard, Visa Electron, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, iDEAL or internet cheque.
History of the Dutch land register
Information is available on all property from the date of the foundation of the Dutch Kadaster (1832).
During the period 1981 – 1985 the Dutch Kadaster placed all information then held into computerised systems. Information dating from 1985 onwards is available online. Historical information (1832-1985) can be accessed in digital archives by the Kadaster's employees.
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Last update: 06/02/2015