Crown Lands

Surrender a Crown land lease

Before you apply

  1. This application must be submitted by the registered lessee or a person authorised to submit on their behalf.
  2. Prepare the supporting documents you may have to support your online application form.

Supporting documentation

  • A declaration letter signed by all leaseholders
  • Evidence of the agreement of any current mortgagee(s) and/or advice regarding discharge or otherwise of any current mortgage(s) where applicable
  • Evidence of authority to act where applicable
  • A recent company search where the applicant is a Company with an ABN/ACN
  • A certificate of incorporation where the applicant is an incorporated association
  • A certified copy of a registered power of attorney where applicable

Application fee

You will be invoiced for the application fee once your application is accepted.  There may be additional fees charged in the assessment process.

    Important information about this form

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    • The fields marked with an asterisk * are mandatory and must be completed in order to submit the form.
    • After you have submitted your form, a copy of the application will be emailed to the address entered in the form or a copy can be saved or printed.

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    Lease details


    Your lease number can be found on your latest notice.



    Supporting documentation is required

    You will be required to upload evidence at the end of this application that all mortgagees support the lease surrender.


    Your application cannot be processed

    Your application cannot be processed until the outstanding debt is paid.  

    Please contact us on 1300 886 235 to discuss payment options.

    Applicant details


    Supporting documentation required
    You will be required to upload evidence of your authority to act on behalf of the registered lessee.

    Supporting documentation required
    As a company, you will be required to upload a recent ASIC search or extract showing who is authorised to submit this surrender application.
    Supporting documentation required
    As an incorporated association, you will be required to upload a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation (from NSW Fair Trading) and minutes showing elected office bearers who are authorised to submit this surrender application.
    Authorised representative details


    For example - Lawyer






    Supporting documentation required
    As a company, you will be required to upload a recent ASIC search or extract showing who is authorised to submit this surrender application.
    Supporting documentation required
    As an incorporated association, you will be required to upload a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation (from NSW Fair Trading) and minutes showing elected office bearers who are authorised to submit this surrender application.

    Registered lessee contact details






    Registered lessee contact details






    Supporting documentation