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You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active...

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

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...

Web Filing forms will be introduced starting this winter. To prepare, customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and...

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In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once registered, the LTSA issues a Certificate of Title which represents that the named owner has legal title to the land.

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches of the land title register where those searches are conducted for assessment or taxation purposes only.

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

Web Filing forms will be introduced starting this winter.

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

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in Land Title services, or Technologists for Surveyor General services. Occasionally, we post positions for auxiliary clerical staff.

You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active titled parcels and surveyed provincial Crown land parcels. 

You can also find a property’s PID or legal description on the:

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

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 act in strict compliance with the requirements under the Land Title Act and can be counted on to be impartial.

A Parcel Identifier or PID is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies a parcel in the land title register of in BC. The Registrar of Land Titles assigns PID numbers to parcels for which a title is being entered in the land title register as a registered title.