Declaration of Transmission

What is a declaration of transmission?

A declaration of transmission is a legal document that allows the transmission of personal property (bank accounts, investments, bonds, funds accumulated in private pension and insurance plans, etc.) or real property (house, condo, cottage, terrain, etc.) of the deceased to the heirs.

When we should make a declaration of transmission?

We should make a declaration when the properties contained in the estate shall be delivered to the heirs. The declaration of transmission to heirs could be made through a notarial act en minute. The declaration of transmission of real property must be published in the land register of the registration division in which the immovable property is located.