Newfoundland & Labrador Mechanics' Lien
A Newfoundland Mechanics Lien is similar to a Construction Lien or Builders Lien in other provinces. Lien-Pro provides Mechanics Lien filing, corporation searches, title searches, PPSA searches and other searches in Newfoundland and Labrador. You are in the right place if you need to file a Newfoundland Mechanics Lien.
Newfoundland Mechanics liens in can be filed when work or services have been completed in respect to a property, or when materials have been supplied to a construction job site. Filing a Construction Lien or Builders Lien in other provinces is the same type of instrument, as filing a Newfoundland Mechanics Lien.
A Mechanics Lien is attached to the property where the work was completed or materials have been supplied to the job site. You will find more information on our definition page for Mechanics Liens
Mechanics Lien Filing Deadline
In Newfoundland, a contractor and subcontractor have 30 days from the completion or abandonment of the contract to file a Mechanics Lien. in Newfoundland. Material suppliers have 30 days from the date that the last supplies were delivered at the job site, to file a Mechanics Lien.
You can calculate your Newfoundland filing deadline simply use our Mechanics Lien filing deadline date calculator.
If your claim is between day 1 to day 24 of the lien deadline then use our online form for Regular – Newfoundland Mechanics Lien Filing.
If your claim is between day 25 to day 30 of the lien deadline then use our online rush form for Rush – Newfoundland Mechanics Lien Filing.
Newfoundland Mechanics Lien Expiry
Newfoundland Mechanics Liens expire 90 days after materials have been supplied or the work has been completed, unless legal action has commenced. This 90 day expiry period runs alongside the original 30 days lien expiry period in Newfoundland. For example, if you register your lien on day 30 you will then have 60 days to resolve your lien or pursue legal action in Newfoundland.
In the event you must sue to prove/perfect your lien, you should be aware that Lien-Pro does not diarize the exact deadline of when this action must be commenced. It is the responsibility of the Customer. You can get unlimited lien date tracking for Mechanics Liens with one of our LIEN-PROtection Plans.
If unsure about filing a lien then you may want to at least try a Lien-Pro Demand Letter.
Need to file a Newfoundland Mechanics Lien?
Lien-Pro can help organize your entire lien filing needs in Canada and Newfoundland. Contact us for more information about filing a Newfoundland Mechanics Lien. If you have any questions or concerns you can also schedule a free Introductory consultation on filing a Newfoundland Mechanics Lien.
Services Available in Newfoundland:Mechanics' Liens:
- Corporation Search - Business Search
- PPSA Search - Name (Individual or Business)
- PPSA Search - VIN or Serial Number