People’s Power Presidential Candidate Yoon Seok-yeol answers questions from reporters after holding a New Year’s press conference on the direction of the nation’s operation with the keywords ‘Sincere, Change, Responsibility’ at the Grandfather Factory Cafe in Seongsu-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul on the morning of the 11th. Parliamentary photojournalists
On the 12th, presidential candidate Yoon Seok-yeol pledged to make the viewing and issuance of online real estate registers free of charge with the aim of relieving the inconvenience of the people. The real estate register records the location of real estate, changes to it, and matters related to rights such as ownership, and a fee of 700 won for reading and 1,000 won for issuance is charged.
Candidate Yoon said in a press release on the morning of the same day, seventh in ‘Seok-Yeol’s Promise of Heartbeat’, “I will improve the inconvenience of the people and relieve even a small burden by making the online real estate register reading and issuance free.”
“Currently, resident registration, etc., drafts, building registers, land registers, health insurance qualification certificates, etc. are issued free of charge online,” said the policy headquarters of the People’s Power predecessor headquarters. A fee of 1,000 won is being charged for issuance,” he said.
According to the Power of the People, the amount of reading and issuance of registered copies increased fivefold in three years from 21.87 million in 2017 to 11.85 million in 2020. In 2020, the amount received by the court as a fee for viewing and issuance of a certified copy of the online registry reached 86.6 billion won.
The registration fee is the main source of income for the special accounting for registration, which is established to ensure the rational and efficient operation of the registration business. Appropriations are used for expenses for the establishment and management of the registry office, expenses related to registration business, repayment of borrowings and deposits and interest, and other expenses necessary for the operation of this account.