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...

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.