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Land register: Registration

The land register serves the legal transactions with land. In particular, the land registers record the ownership structure and the private-law encumbrances of the land such as rights of way, mortgages, land or pension debts.

Anyone who demonstrates a legitimate interest can inspect the land register or apply for copies (subject to a fee).

If, for example, ownership of a property is to be transferred, i.e. a property is to be bought or sold or a mortgage on a property is to be created, an entry in the land register is required.

Who should I contact?

Jurisdiction lies with the district court.


  • The applicant is the owner of the property.
  • The applicant's right is affected by this registration.
  • When transferring ownership of a property, the agreement on the change in law must be proven in notarial form.
  • All authorisation and declarations must be in the form of public or publicly certified documents.

Which documents are required?

Documents are required. Please contact the competent authority.

What are the fees?

Fees apply. These are based on the respective business value. Please contact the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.

Technically approved by

Ministry of Justice of Lower Saxony


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies

Amtsgericht Lingen
Address: Burgstraße 28 , 49808 Lingen (Ems)
Telephone: 0591 8049-0
Fax: 0591 80494-08
Address: Kollegienwall 29-31 , 49074 Osnabrück
Telephone: 0541 315-0

Data protection information

Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306


Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)