How to find a property's legal description in Alberta for free

The legal description of a parcel is used to pinpoint a specific property. In some documents, you will need both the street address and legal description. In Alberta, you can easily find legal descriptions online in a few quick steps. All you need to know is the street address of your property. The steps to perform an online title search are described below.

First, go to the Alberta Registries website SPIN2. SPIN2 is only available during certain hours of the day:

  • Monday to Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Click the Guest Login button.

SPIN2 Login

Agree to the legal notice. Then go to the Search heading.

SPIN2 Search

Under Select Search Type, choose Street Address. Input the necessary information of the parcel you are searching for then press Find.

SPIN2 Search Boxes

Use the information wand under Tools at the bottom to select the parcel.

Example parcel on SPIN2

The legal description is shown to you on a table. If you are just looking for the legal description, you do not need to press Add to Cart or pay for anything if you are only viewing the legal description.

Legal description in SPIN2

You can also find your legal description by visiting a land register in your city, by reviewing the property deed, or by contacting a legal service to assist you.

If you are looking to sell your property on your own, you can use LegalDeeds' DIY real estate contracts.



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