Last updated: 05 September 2019 Jurisdiction: SA Additional Resources: Help Card
If a Sole Proprietor on a property title has passed away, then a Transmission application should be made to appoint a representative to an estate.
If all Joint Tenants have passed away, a Surivorship will need to be lodged for each pre-deceased joint tenant and a Transmission for the Primary deceased. Please see Complete a Survivorship—with Transmission (SA) for instructions on how to prepare this Workspace.
If the tenancy is Tenants in Common a transmission application cannot be processed in PEXA
A Transmission can be lodged:
As a standalone application
Together in the same Workspace as a Transfer
In SA, you are required to provide supporting evidence of the death such as Registrars Certificate, or Letter of Administration. Use the following steps to complete a Transmission in South Australia in PEXA.
Create the Workspace in the role of an Incoming Proprietor. Important: For a Transmission application (standalone or lodged with a Transfer), it's important to create the Workspace in the role of Incoming Proprietor . For a standalone Transmission, select No to Financial Settlement required?.
For a Transmission lodged with a Transfer in the same Workspace, select Yes to Financial Settlement required? and Will this transaction involve a Transfer?.
Review the Land Title.
Create the Administrator or Executor as an Incoming Proprietor:
Navigate toParticipants screen and then click Create Party.
Select Incoming Proprietor as the role.
Select Administrator or Executor as the Party Capacity to be recorded on Title for the Legal Personal Representative.
Complete the rest of the form as per your normal process.
Register the Proprietor on Title as deceased:
Navigate toParticipants screen.
Select EditParty for the deceased party
For Representation, select The Proprietor is deceased.