FAQs

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....

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

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

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...

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...

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.

FAQs

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If a position is posted on our website, there will be detailed instructions on how to apply and what qualifications are needed for the position.

That information will be available on the Careers page on this website.

The Assurance Fund Reserve is an essential component of the land title system in BC and is available to compensate owners in the rare cases where they are deprived of title to land either because of an error in the administration of the land title system or because they are the innocent victims o

In 2005, amendments to legislation provided additional strength to the integrity of the land title registration system by providing a legal means for fairly compensating losses to:

Various survey plans of historic interest are retained by the LTSA, including:

As a change in practice, descriptive phrases pertaining to derivative charges such as "modified by" and "extended by" are no longer referenced in the priority agreements.

Priority agreement endorsements will only reflect the active prior charges that are registered on the title to be encumbered with the priority agreement.

No. The LTSA is an independent corporation formed in 2005 by statute with the specific responsibility of ensuring the continued integrity of BC's land title and survey systems.

Building high availability and system redundancy has been a top priority for the LTSA. Access to myLTSA is required to prepare and submit Web Filing forms, and completed forms can be downloaded as a PDF onto a customer's own computer.

A supporting document is any originally signed document that the Director of Land Titles has approved to be scanned and attached to a declaration, Form 17 or Strata Property Act filing form.

No. Free PDF reader software is all that is needed to view and print PDF electronic instruments. With Web Filing forms, customers will no longer be required to manage PDF form versions and updates, nor purchase software to complete and sign forms.