Land Information Certificates

A Land Information Certificate is required when selling a property so that the correct settlement can be made.

It provides information regarding valuations of the property, the amount of rates charged and arrears/interest if applicable. 

Requesting a Land Information Certificate

Step 1.Complete the Land Information Certificate Form

You can complete this online, or download a copy.(PDF, 27KB)

Step 2.For Urgent Certificates

If a certificate is required urgently, a fee of $54.80 will apply and the certificate will be completed in 24 working hours.

In such cases an email address should also be included on the application for the return receipt of the certificate.

Step 3.Completed Forms


Please print the completed Land Information Certificate application and send the form with the relevant fee to:

Glenelg Shire Council Rates Department
PO Box 152
Portland  VIC 3305

In Person

Please print the completed Land Information Certificate application and return to a Customer Service Centre.

You can pay your fee by VISA or MasterCard, cheque or cash.


If you wish to return your completed Land Information Certificate form via email, you will need to email it through to

You can pay the relevant fee by VISA or MasterCard by calling the Customer Service Centre on 1300 453 635.

Step 4.The Process

Certificates will be processed within five working days from the date of receipt of the application.

Unless specifically requested, your Land Information certificate will be emailed to you.

For further information please contact Council’s Rates Unit on 03) 5522 2210.