Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

What is the address for the land title office?

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

What is the LTSA's mandate?

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

To whom is the LTSA accountable?

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

Stakeholder Groups

The LTSA collaborates closely with our customers and stakeholders to develop quality products and services that help to fulfill their business needs. We also serve the public interest by delivering reliable land title and survey systems that form an essential foundation for economic and social prosperity in British Columbia.

Property owners rely on the LTSA to deliver secure land titles through timely, efficient registration of land title interests and survey records.

Realtors and their firms rely on title searches and other LTSA records to verify a seller has the legal right to sell a property, and to understand any encumbrances or other issues that could prevent the completion of a real estate transaction.

BC land surveyors access LTSA records and submit applications to Land Title services and Surveyor General services in support of their professional responsibility to carry out all cadastral surveys within BC.

Legal professionals access LTSA records for conveyance and other legal matters, and are authorized to submit applications to the land title office for registration.

Local governments rely on the LTSA’s no-cost electronic delivery of land title records and survey plans for the purposes of taxation or assessment of real property.

The Federal Government and its agencies search records and submit applications to the land title office for registration, and rely on the LTSA's data.

Many ministries and agencies of the Provincial Government search records and submit applications to the land title office for registration, and rely on the LTSA's data.

Financial institutions are the most common holders of charges on titles. The LTSA provides access to myLTSA Enterprise for financial institution employees to search records and file applications to the LTSA.

The LTSA operates the land title and survey systems in BC, and we provide support to First Nations and provincial and federal governments in the later stages of the treaty process.

Utilities, telecommunications, and oil and gas companies conduct title and plan searches and submit applications such as statutory rights of way to the land title office.