The Ministry of Natural Resources hereby informs the public that the National Estate Section remains open to the public. However, as a COVID-19 preventative measure, effective Tuesday, September 1st, 2020, land documents, with the exception of Grant Fiats and Land Certificates in respect to national lands, will be made available for pick up at district offices.

• Please note that the approvals are issued in the district where the land is located.

The Customer Service Unit also reminds the public that when documents are picked up by the applicant, a valid Social Security card must be presented. If the applicant is unable pick up their document, an authorization letter must be presented along with a copy of the applicant’s Social Security card. Both must be signed by a Justice of the Peace. Additionally, the individual picking up the document on behalf of the applicant must present their Social Security card.

The Ministry encourages the public to use its online platform. To check on the status of applications at the National Estate Section or Land Registry Department, please visit the Ministry’s website at

For general queries, contact customer service via email at [email protected] or log onto the Ministry’s web chat at

Updates will continue to be provided as necessary via the Ministry’s website and Facebook page. The Ministry of Natural Resources thanks the public for its understanding and continued cooperation.