Austria (AT)

Jurisdiction Overview

437 *Is legal ownership information of real estate available on public online record (up to 10 EUR/GBP/USD)? No, information on legal owners is not always available online (up to 10 EUR/GBP/USD).
 Data Date: 2019


Online access to real estate ownership information is managed by private companies which are meant to provide accurate and updated data. While the fee cost of land ownership information is set by the law, all online data providers require registration to access their services and the registration fee is at least EUR 10. Online data providers are not allowed to issue certificated documents. For certification of land registry information, one has to contact directly any district court. While Austria's Ministry of Finance claims that the country's public online registry provides ownreship information for less than 10 USD/EUR/GBP, the actual cost of online access to privately held registry information is above 10 USD/EUR/GBP.

Article 31a of the German Act on the Law of Jurisdiction (GGG), Federal Law Gazette No. 501/1984, as last amended by the BRIS Implementation Act, Federal Law Gazette I no. 60/2017
TJN Survey-2017