Development Registration

  • Individuals
  • Body Corporate/Joint Ventures

Application Form

Application Fee

Development Fee

2 x Certified Passport Size Photos

Proof of Address

Copy of TRN

Local Bankruptcy Receipt

Police Reports

Copy of registered title, Volume and Folio

Evidence of approval of the development scheme

Evidence of scheme financing

Application Form (must be signed by two directors and the company’s stamp/seal affixed)

Application Fee (based on size of development)

Development Fee (calculated per lot/unit whichever is greater)

Articles of incorporation

Companies office Form 3 (if listed directors are not on the articles of incorporation)

Copy of Company TRN (if not already indicated on certificate of incorporation)

Local Bankruptcy Receipt for all company directors

Police Reports for all company directors

Proof of address (Utility Bills or letter from a JP confirming address)

Evidence of ownership of land being developed (copy of registered title, Volume and Folio)

Evidence of approval of the development scheme (originals and copies or certified copies of approved plans and letters of approval from the local planning authorities)

Evidence of scheme financing (personal or through an authorized financial institution or both)

Step 1: Submit your Application

To begin the application vetting process, the following original documents should be submitted to the Main Office: 

  • Completed Application Form
  • 2 Certified Passport Size Photos by JP or Attorney at Law
  • Payment of the Application Fee (based on size of development)
  • Development Fee (calculated per lot/unit – whichever is greater)
  • Proof of Address (Utility Bills or letter from a JP confirming address)
  • Copy of TRN
  • Bankruptcy Receipt
    (person residing overseas for six (6) months prior to application must also provide overseas clearance)
  • Police Report received from the Office of the Supervisor of Insolvency¬†
    (person residing overseas for 6 months prior to application must also provide overseas police report)
  • Copy of Registered Title, Volume and Folio (Evidence of ownership of land being developed)
  • Evidence of approval of the development scheme
    (originals and copies or certified copies of approved plans and letters of approval from the local planning authorities)
  • Evidence of scheme financing (personal or through an authorized financial institution or both)

These documents will be vetted and an officer of the Real Estate Board will contact you regarding the next steps.

Step 2: Application submitted for Verification and Consideration

Once the applicant has met the specified criteria the application is submitted for an on-site inspection. Thereafter. the application and assessment are submitted to the Development Committee for consideration.

Step 3: Development Committee Recommendations submitted to Board of Directors

Application recommendations, by the Development Committee, are tabled at board meetings held every 4th Thursday of the month. All applications must be submitted one (1) week prior to the sitting of the Board Meeting.

The final decision of the Real Estate Board will be communicated via email and post.

Step 4: Successful Application

Once you have been officially notified of approval of your development you will be issued the following:

  1. A unique Developer number in the format DVR-XXXX (if you have never previously registered a development)
  2. A unique Development registration number in the format DV-XXXX
  3. Letter of Approval (to be collected from the Real Estate Board)

Your registration will be added to the Public Register under the categories of Developer and Development.

Fees

Fee TypeAmount (JMD)
6-20 Lots/ Units40,000
21- 40 lots/units60,000
40 and over lots/units99,000
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3 WAYS TO PAY
Client Portal
REB clients only
Bill Payment

NCB or Scotiabank

In-office

Debit/Credit Card
or Manager's Cheque