Apply for a LIM

Do it online

Step 1.Property details

Before you begin, you will need to know the address or legal description of the property you are interested in.

Step 2.Payment options

Be ready with your Visa or Mastercard to make payment using our secure payment gateway.

Important information

The cost of the LIM is $312.00 (incl. GST) plus the convenience fee (as at 1 July 2023).

An online convenience fee of 1.5% will apply to this transaction. This fee is not received by FNDC and will appear on your card/account statement. 

Step 3.Certificate of Title

Obtain the Record of Title (Certificate of Title) for the property you are interested in, from Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).

You will upload this document to your application.

Step 4.Request your LIM

Click on the Apply now button and then select Applications >New Application within the My FNDC homepage.

The processing  of a LIM report can take up to 10 working days. Search Land Information Memorandum on our website for more information.

Apply now

Do it in person

Step 1.Visit us

You can request and pay for a LIM at any of our Service Centres.

Step 2.Property details

Make sure you have the address of the property you are interested in.

Step 3.Record of Title

Give a copy of the record of title for the property to our service centre staff.

Step 4.Payment

You can pay the fee using credit card, debit card, EFTpos or cash.

How will I receive the LIM?

We provide your LIM to you via an email link, where you can download and save this report.

Can I cancel my LIM?

See our LIM refund policy for more information.

To request a cancellation, send an email to with a copy of your receipt. Contact the Customer Care team on 0800 920 029 for any queries.