Property Registration in Peru: Comprehensive Guide and Procedure

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What is it?

Property registration in Peru is the official process where ownership of a property is legally recorded in the public registry. This ensures legal recognition and protection of one’s property rights, facilitating future transactions like sales or inheritances.

Who needs it?

Ideal for current and prospective property owners in Peru, including individuals who are inheriting property, purchasing a new home, or transferring ownership rights. This service is essential for ensuring legal ownership and avoiding future legal disputes.


  1. Gather all necessary documents, including proof of ownership and identity.
  2. Visit the Sunarp (Superintendencia Nacional de los Registros Públicos) office or their official website.
  3. Submit the gathered documents along with a filled-out registration form.
  4. Pay the required fee for the registration process.
  5. Wait for the processing period, during which Sunarp will verify the documents.
  6. Receive confirmation of the registration and obtain the official property certificate.

Required documents

  • Proof of Identity: Obtain from your local government office or Peruvian consulate abroad.
  • Proof of Property Ownership: Documents such as the purchase agreement or inheritance papers.
  • Property Tax Payment Receipts: Obtain from SUNAT or your municipal tax office.
  • Notarized Registration Form: Fill out and notarize the form from a licensed Peruvian notary.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure all documents are in Spanish or officially translated.
  • Check the current fee schedule on the official Sunarp website.
  • Online consultations and certain services can expedite the process.


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