FAQs

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 purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

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...

What kinds of jobs do you recruit for and how often do you post positions on your website?

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in Land Title services, or Technologists for Surveyor General services....

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...

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.

The certainty and security of the LTSA’s land title register can help First Nations capitalize on economic development opportunities by creating a foundation for land investments, loans, property assessment and taxation, while keeping lands subject to the treaty nation’s own land laws. The LTSA can also assist in the process of land survey and mapping of lands. First Nations currently using the LTSA’s land title register are the Tsawwassen First Nation, the Maa-nulth First Nations and the Tla’amin Nation.

Watch this video to learn the value and benefit of registering a First Nation's interest in land with the LTSA’s land title register. Additional details about the LTSA’s services available to BC First Nations can be found here.

Having a secure land title is important and plays a key role in securing the future of First Nations. To learn more about First Nations land title registration with the LTSA, contact moreinfo@ltsa.ca.