Land Registry Fees Not Paid

Anthony Badaloo made this Freedom of Information request to Land Registry

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Land Registry should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Anthony Badaloo


Dear Land Registry,

Is a transfer void, where the Land Registry Fees, and / or the Stamp Duty, for a property transfer, has not been paid?

Is it a criminal offence, to transfer a property, without paying the Land Registry Fees, and / or Stamp Duty?

A yes or no will suffice

Yours faithfully,

Anthony Badaloo


Land Registry


Enquiry reference: 180710-004039   Application reference:   Title number:


Dear Anthony Badaloo


Thank you for your email dated 30 June 2018.
In accordance with HM Land Registry advisory policy we will provide advice
about real cases, not about theoretical circumstances.  We will not
express a view on questions of law unless the question arises on a live
We cannot therefore offer an opinion in this instance.  You may therefore
wish to consider seeking independent legal advice.
You can read further information about the advice we give at
Yours sincerely

Kathryn Griffiths-Day
HM Land Registry

If you have any further queries please visit the Land Registry pages at
[3]GOV.UK or contact us again. We welcome correspondence in English and
Welsh. There are limitations to the advice we can provide, please see
our [4]advisory policy for further information. The security and
confidentiality of all personal data is maintained in accordance with our
[5]Personal Information Charter.


Visible links
2. Click to follow link: