Form DJP "Application to Remove From the Register the Name of a Deceased Joint Proprietor" - United Kingdom

What Is a DJP Form?

Form DJP, Land Registry, is a document that individuals are supposed to use when they want to change the information in a land register under certain circumstances. The purpose of the document is to provide updated information and remove the name of a deceased joint owner of the property from the HM Land Registry.

Alternate Name:

  • Land Registry DJP Form.

This form was issued by the United Kingdom HM Land Registry and was last revised on August 1, 2020. A fillable DJP Form is available for download below.

The Land Registry DJP Form can only be used if there is at least one owner of the property left in the register. If the deceased owner is the only owner, the applicant must use Form AP1, Application to Change the Register.

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Land Registry DJP Form Instructions

The DJP consists of several parts that an individual is supposed to complete. They include:

  1. Information About the Property. In the first part of the document, the individual must state the address of the property and the title number. If they do not know the title number, they can obtain this information through the service on the official website of the Government of the UK.
  2. Evidence of Death. Here, individuals are supposed to designate the documents that prove the death of the joint proprietor that they will attach to the application.
  3. About the Applicant. Individuals can use this section of the form to provide their personal information and contact details. It includes their name, address, email address, and telephone number.
  4. Application. In the last part of the application, individuals are required to indicate the purpose of the application. In addition to this, they must declare that all information provided by them is true and correct, put their signature and the date when the document was signed.

Besides the sections described above, this form also includes guidelines on how to fill out each of its parts. After completing the form, individuals must attach the evidence of death to it and send it to the HM Land Registry. The appropriate address that pertains to your area can be found on the official website of the Government of the United Kingdom.

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Any parts of the form that are not typed should be completed in black ink and in block capitals.
Before you start
You’ll need to know the property’s ‘title number’ and the full name of the deceased owner as shown on its ‘title
register’ - you can find this information if you search for ‘property information’ on GOV.UK.
When you fill in your application, you must:
type your answers or write them in black ink and BLOCK CAPITALS
complete it in full, using additional sheets if needed (search GOV.UK for HM Land Registry ‘continuation
sheet’)
If you are a conveyancer, (a qualified legal practitioner, as defined in rule 217A Land Registration Rules 2003),
some sections have additional guidance or alternative questions for you to answer.
For information on how HM Land Registry processes your personal information, see our
Personal Information
Charter.
HM Land Registry is unable to give legal advice.
1 Local authority serving the property:
2 Title number(s):
You can find the property’s ‘title number’
-
on GOV.UK
search for ‘property
information’.
3 Address of the property (include the postcode, if there is one):
If the property doesn’t have an address,
add a description instead. For example,
‘land adjoining 2 High Street’.
4 Evidence of death sent:
You must choose either option A or B,
and then send the appropriate evidence of
A. Official copy of death certificate
death with your completed application
form.
(or a certified copy)
Any documents you supply will be
B. Official copy of probate / letters of administration
scanned and may be destroyed.
(or a certified copy)
Where any documents are in a foreign
language, you must also send a certified
translation.
If you are a conveyancer, you can
C. I am the applicant’s conveyancer and certify that
complete section 4A, B or C.
(name of the deceased)
died on
and [was born on
]
[or] [was
years old] at the time of death.
OR
I hold the original or an official copy of the death certificate,
grant of probate or letters of administration for
(name of the deceased)
Signature of conveyancer
Date
© Crown copyright (ref: LR/HO 08/20)
Any parts of the form that are not typed should be completed in black ink and in block capitals.
Before you start
You’ll need to know the property’s ‘title number’ and the full name of the deceased owner as shown on its ‘title
register’ - you can find this information if you search for ‘property information’ on GOV.UK.
When you fill in your application, you must:
type your answers or write them in black ink and BLOCK CAPITALS
complete it in full, using additional sheets if needed (search GOV.UK for HM Land Registry ‘continuation
sheet’)
If you are a conveyancer, (a qualified legal practitioner, as defined in rule 217A Land Registration Rules 2003),
some sections have additional guidance or alternative questions for you to answer.
For information on how HM Land Registry processes your personal information, see our
Personal Information
Charter.
HM Land Registry is unable to give legal advice.
1 Local authority serving the property:
2 Title number(s):
You can find the property’s ‘title number’
-
on GOV.UK
search for ‘property
information’.
3 Address of the property (include the postcode, if there is one):
If the property doesn’t have an address,
add a description instead. For example,
‘land adjoining 2 High Street’.
4 Evidence of death sent:
You must choose either option A or B,
and then send the appropriate evidence of
A. Official copy of death certificate
death with your completed application
form.
(or a certified copy)
Any documents you supply will be
B. Official copy of probate / letters of administration
scanned and may be destroyed.
(or a certified copy)
Where any documents are in a foreign
language, you must also send a certified
translation.
If you are a conveyancer, you can
C. I am the applicant’s conveyancer and certify that
complete section 4A, B or C.
(name of the deceased)
died on
and [was born on
]
[or] [was
years old] at the time of death.
OR
I hold the original or an official copy of the death certificate,
grant of probate or letters of administration for
(name of the deceased)
Signature of conveyancer
Date
© Crown copyright (ref: LR/HO 08/20)
5 The applicant(s):
Add your full name, along with the name
of anyone else making this application.
If you are a conveyancer, this must be
the name(s) of your client(s).
6 You must add your name and address to this section – we can’t
You must add a name and address - we’ll
use this to return documents when your
process your application without them:
application is complete or if we need to
ask for more information.
This application is sent to HM Land Registry by:
Name:
If you are a conveyancer, we’ll only send
‘warning of cancellation’ letters to email
Address:
addresses.
Email address (optional):
Phone number:
For completion by conveyancers only:
Reference:
Key number:
Please complete A and C.
7 Application
A. I/We:
If you are a conveyancer, please
complete B and C.
B. I/We as conveyancers for:
C. hereby apply to remove from the register the name of:
who died on:
at (place of death)
:
Only complete this section if the
8 I/We certify that:
deceased’s name or address on the death
certificate, probate or letters of
(name of deceased, as
administration is different from the details
shown on section 4 evidence of death)
on the title register.
is the same person as shown in the title register for the property.
All applicants named in section 5 must
9
Signature:
sign this application.
If you are a conveyancer, please sign on
behalf of the applicant(s).
Date:
Please send this application form
Warning
and evidence of death to:
If you dishonestly enter information or make a statement that you know is, or might be,
HM Land Registry Citizen Centre,
untrue or misleading, and intend by doing so to make a gain for yourself or another
PO Box 74, Gloucester, GL14 9BB.
person, or to cause loss or the risk of loss to another person, you may commit the
offence of fraud under section 1 of the Fraud Act 2006, the maximum penalty for which
If you are a conveyancer, send the
is 10 years’ imprisonment or an unlimited fine, or both.
application form by e-DRS or to:
HM Land Registry
Failure to complete this form with proper care may result in a loss of protection under the
Land Registration Act 2002 if, as a result, a mistake is made in the register.
(insert your customer team's office name
or your closest office, such as ‘Fylde’),
Under section 66 of the Land Registration Act 2002 most documents (including this
PO Box 75, Gloucester, GL14 9BD.
form) kept by the registrar relating to an application to the registrar or referred to in the
or
register are open to public inspection and copying. If you believe a document contains
HM Land Registry
prejudicial information, you may apply for that part of the document to be made exempt
(insert your customer team's office name
using Form EX1, under rule 136 of the Land Registration Rules 2003.
or your closest office, such as ‘Fylde’),
DX 321601 Gloucester 33.
© Crown copyright (ref: LR/HO 08/20)
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