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Land Titles and Records Office

The Alaska Region Land Titles and Records Office (LTRO) is the official record of title documents and instruments affecting Alaska Native and Indian land within the State of Alaska that requires approval by the Secretary or other Federal official.  The Alaska Region LTRO is the official Federal office of record for all documents affecting title to Indian lands, and for the determination, maintenance, and certified report of land title ownership and encumbrance on Indian trust and restricted lands. All title documents affecting Alaska Native and Indian land are to be recorded in the Alaska Region LTRO.  The LTRO is responsible for maintaining the Indian Land Record of Title and for examining and determining the completeness and accuracy of the records, certifying the findings of examination and reporting the status of title to Indian trust and restricted lands. Our mission is to provide timely and certified Federal land title ownership and encumbrance services, to record, maintain, and certify land title documents, including patents, deeds, probate orders, leases, rights-of-ways, cadastral surveys, plats, subdivision, and other Alaska Native and Indian land title documents to provide certified Title Status Reports that are accurate, timely, accountable and efficient and state the complete status of title ownership and encumbrance for Federal Alaska Native and Indian trust and restricted lands.

 

If you have any questions, please call the Alaska Region at 907-271-4085 or toll free 800-645-8465

 

LTRO operates under the following: 25 U.S.C. § 4 (The Act of July 26, 1892) 27 Stat. 272; 25 U.S.C. § 5 (The Act of July 26, 1892) 27 Stat. 272; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1950 approved June 20, 1949 (64 Stat. 1262); 25 U.S.C. § 6 (The Act of July 26, 1892) 27 Stat. 273; 25 USCS § 7 (The Act of July 26, 1892) 27 Stat. 273; June 6, 1972, Pub.L. 92-310, Title II, Part 2, § 229(b), 86 Stat. 208; 25 USCS § 8 (The Act of July 9, 1832) 4 Stat. 564; 25 U.S.C. § 9 (The Act of June 30, 1834), 4 Stat. 738; 25 USCS § 11 (March 3, 1911) 36 Stat. 1069; 25 USCS § 355 (The Act of April 26, 1906), 34 Stat. 137; (The Act of May 27, 1908), 35 Stat. 312; (The Act of August 1, 1914), 38 Stat. 582.

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