Newfoundland is one of the oldest places in Canada. In 1497 an explorer named John Cabot landed on the island. He arrived on the feast day of St. John the Baptist and first called it St. John's Isle in honour of the saint. The name for this new land changed to "New found launde". Area: 405,212 km sq Joined Confederation: 1949 Capital City: St Johns Provincial Flower: Pitcher Plant
The provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador have 1 land registry situated in St. John's, Newfoundland and 4 regional offices in Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Corner Brook, and Clarenville that accept and process Crown land applications..
State of Land Tenure: Registry
Records are manually searched from 1825 to 1979 and electronically searched from 1980 to the present. The province is in the process of implementing E-submission of documents
Because searching title in Newfoundland and Labrador is complex, clients are encouraged to seek the assistance of a professional search firm. To order a title search contact title searcher