Blocking

Blocking/Unblocking

Required documents and fees

Blocking

  • Copy of certificate of ownership.
  • UAE national ID and Passport for UAE resident or original passport for non-resident.
  • Liability Letter:
    • From the Bank should be in Arabic address to Land Department.
    • Include the details of the mortgagor and the amount of the mortgage.
    • The Bank undertakes and authorizes the Land Department to release the Mortgage Property if the debtor repaid the entire debt value contained in the letter regardless of any other obligations towards the bank.
  • MOU – Sale agreement form (F).
  • Attendance of the buyer and seller. If power of attorney, it must be attested by the notary and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into Arabic.
  • NOC from the Developer
  • The buyer issues four manager’s cheque
    • The cheque for the bank is the same amount as the liability letter.
    • The cheque for the seller is the remaining amount.
    • The cheque for the Dubai Land Department is equivalent to 4% of sale amount plus AED 580 if villa/flat, or AED 430 if land.
    • The cheque for Dubai Land Department is worth AED 1,020 to block the property in the system.

Registration trustee office fees

  • AED 525 (regardless of the property value)

Unblocking

  • Original certificate of ownership.
  • Release mortgage letter from the bank.
  • Dubai Land Department fees 1290 AED Normal  Release of Mortgage , 1560 AED for Islamic Release Transaction.

Registration trustee office fees

  • AED 315 (regardless of the property value)