A system of declaring title of ownership to a particularly defined property particularly of land title where land ownership is transferred through registration of title instead of the use deeds. Its main purpose is to simplify land transactions and to certify to the ownership of an absolute title to realty.

Two main purposes achieved by Torrens system are 1) absolute acquisition of title to ownership, and, 2) declaration of a definite character of the property.

See also Torrens system