Pursuant to Ordinance No 77-1 of 10 January 1977, all natural persons and corporate bodies of foreign nationality or incorporation wishing to invest in Cameroon as well as diplomatic and consular missions and international property, except in the border areas, who draw up deeds for the purpose of investing shall have their deeds declared null and void unless the deed bears;
- The endorsement of the Minister in Charge of State Property, Surveys, and Land Tenure concerns private individuals,
- The endorsement of the Minister in Charge of Foreign Affairs and Minister in charge of State Property, Surveys, and Land Tenure concerns the diplomatic and consular missions and international organizations.
Provided that the acquisition of landed property by diplomatic and consular missions accredited to Cameroon shall be authorized only on a reciprocal basis. The total area of land to be ceded shall not exceed 10000 square meters for each mission save as otherwise decided by the government.
In the event of resale, the state shall give a preemptive right of purchase over the property taking into account the initial price, developments carried out, and amortization. Deeds drawn up for this purpose shall be null and void unless they are submitted for prior approval to the Minister in Charge of State property, Survey, and Land Tenure.