FAQs

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

How do I know which land title district my property is in?

View a map of the Land Title Districts in BC for more information.

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...

Blog

The latest features from the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.

Land Owner Transparency Registry

April 21, 2020

The first-of-its kind in Canada, the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) is a registry of information about individuals who are deemed to have an indirect As defined in LOTA, this term refers to an estate in fee simple; a life estate in land; a right to occupy land under a lease that has a term of more than 10 years, or a right under an agreement for sale to occupy land, or require the transfer of an estate in fee simple.interest in land (e.g. through corporations, trusts and partnerships) which will be housed in a searchable, public database.

New Land Title Forms in Effect November 15, 2019

July 26, 2019

Significant amendments to the Land Title Act are coming into force on November 15, 2019. 

BC First Nations and the LTSA

May 10, 2019

For British Columbia First Nations in the treaty process, the LTSA’s land title register is an option to consider for registering land interest and ownership.

LTSA to Attend 2019 BC Land Summit

April 4, 2019

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) will be at the 2019 BC Land Summit

Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia Named One of BC’s Top Employers in 2019

February 26, 2019

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has been recognized as one of