Pretoria Deeds Office


December Arrangements

Please take note that Pretoria Deeds Office will have the following arrangements in place over the December period.

Double-registrations will be allowed on the 15th December 2020 due to the public holiday on the 16th of December.

For conveyancers to be certain that the deeds lodged during December, register during December 2020, deeds must be lodged prior to or on 10 December 2020.

Deeds lodged after this date are not guaranteed to register this year and might only register in January 2021. There will be no lodgement and registration accepted on the 24th of December 2020.The office will be closed at 10h00 on the day and only re-open on the 4th January 2021.

NB: A System Change Request will be applied for to allow deeds to be on Prep form the 23rd December to 10th January 2020 without Automatic Rejections, however deeds that were held over will have to be re-black booked before the 10th of January 2021 before registration is required.

17th November 2020


  1. From Pretoria Deeds Office dated 16th December 2020:

    Afternoon be informed that the process of decontamination has been finalized.
    We are awaiting final inspection tomorrow. We will update you.
    Tomorrow morning office will not be ready.
    We apologize for the inconvenience.

  2. Dated 12 Jan 2021

    Good Morning

    We have been informed of the immediate closure of the Pretoria deeds registry

    There will be no lodgments or executions today

    As soon as we receive the official communique from the Registrar , we will send same to all and sundry

    Kind Regards
    Allen West

  3. Update 13th January 2021

    Good Morning

    Merely an update to inform you that the Deeds Office , Pretoria, will still be closed today

    There will thus be no lodgments , preps or registrations.

    As soon as we receive news on the reopening a communique will be sent to you

    Kind Regards
    Allen West

  4. Dated 14th Jan 2021

    Good morning colleagues.

    The decontamination was successfully done yesterday. Evaluation is going to be done today at 15h30 and the results will be communicated thereafter.

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused which unfortunately is beyond management’s control

    Kind Regards
    Allen West


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