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Order a Search on the status of Crown land online

Use this form to search for current tenure, road or historical land status.

Before you apply

  1. You will be required to provide a unique individual reference. This reference will be included on your invoice and will assist you in reconciling the search fee to the lands being investigated.
  2. Use the free ePlanning Spatial Viewer to check that the land is Crown land.
  3. Prepare any supporting documents you may have to support your online application form.

How to use the ePlanning Spatial Viewer

Supporting documentation

Diagrams identifying the Crown land, such as:

  • Crown Plans
  • Deposited Plans 
  • Maps
  • Aerial photography
  • Any pertinent correspondence to support your application.

You must provide a download link if the file size is greater than 30 Mb. (Provide a direct download link from a cloud service such as Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, and OneDrive.)

Application fee

For search applications, you will be invoiced for the fee once your application is checked and accepted.

Payment in full is required prior to commencement of the investigation.

Important information about this form

  • By selecting the Submit button, you have read and agreed to the department's privacy statement.
  • 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 beemailed to the address entered in the form or a copy can be saved or printed.

Crown land search application

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Your application may not be accepted.

Crown Lands only conducts searches on Crown land or if your query relates to a current or historical Crown land action. If your request does not satisfy these parameters, you will be advised accordingly. You may prefer to contact a private search provider in the first instance.



Property details



Enter all the Lot/DPs to be included in this search. (Note: there is a limit of 20 Lot/DPs that can be entered in this field, more than 20 Lot/DPs will require a document to be uploaded with a complete list of Lot/DPs.)

Upload a ZIP file or PDF containing all the required documentation where the file size is less than 30 Mb.         (Note: For requests that have more than 20 land parcels you are required to upload a spreadsheet or word document listing all the Lot/DPs.) 

Current or historical licences, leases or enclosure permits.



Check all applicable types.




Applicant information


Authorised representative details
Contact details 

For example lawyer or relative i.e son, daughter, spouse.


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These details are required for invoicing purposes
Invoicing details


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Correspondence

It is a requirement that you provide the applicant's details.


Contact details


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Company details



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Incorporated association details


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Government details


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Local Council details



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Local Aboriginal Land Council details



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 Supporting documentation



There is an upload file size limit of 30 Megabytes.


You must provide a download link if the file size is greater than 30 Mb. (Provide a direct download link from the following cloud services including Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, and OneDrive.)

This reference will be included on your invoice and will assist you in reconciling the search fee to the lands being investigated.