A statutory declaration must be completed for transfers involving the sale/transfer of land or land use entitlements, entered into on or after 1 July 2012, where the transaction:

  • Is for less than the unencumbered market value, and/or
  • Is for less than the full interest, and/or
  • Involves the transfer of goods with the property which are not included in the contract price, and/or
  • Where an option has been granted in relation to the property

1

Gather required information

You need the following information and supporting documents to complete your Goods Statutory Declaration (Duties-Form-02), but refer to the form for specific instructions:

  • Declarant name and address,
  • Date of power of attorney (if applicable),
  • Particulars of the transaction,
  • Contract details, including vendor and purchaser,
  • Transfer details,
  • Consideration and value, and
  • Additional goods and land not included in the contact

You must lodge the relevant supporting documents with your declaration, including the original completed transfer of land, or land use entitlement transfer form, signed and dated.

2

Complete your declaration

Your declaration can be completed:

  • On screen, printed and signed, or
  • Downloaded as a PDF, printed and completed by hand

Either way, the form must be signed prior to lodgement. If completing by hand, please use block letters in blue or black ballpoint pen.

Download the declaration

3

Lodge your declaration

Conveyancing industry

This transaction should be processed through Duties Online. As such, once you have completed your statement you should give it to a lodging agent (usually your financial institution or your solicitor), who will lodge it with your transfer documentation.

If you do not have a lodging agent, please refer to our list of registered Duties Online users to find one that is convenient for you to use.

Individuals

Members of the public who are not using a DOL registered user (usually a solicitor or conveyancer) and wish to lodge electronically as an individual can do so after a simple registration process. You can electronically lodge scanned documents for a land transfer of declaration of trust via our website after you register with us

Next steps

We will process this form as part of the transfer of the title to the property.