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...

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...

What is the LTSA's mandate?

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

How is the LTSA funded?

All LTSA operations are funded from revenues earned from land title and survey services provided to customers. Service fee levels are established...

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is achieved through a variety of means, including:

  1. Five- and ten-year reviews of LTSA operational performance
  2. Statutory procedures for appointing the LTSA's Board of Directors, and qualification criteria for Directors
  3. Regulated safeguards on how LTSA revenues are spent and how service fees are established
  4. Establishment of an independent Stakeholder Advisory Committee to provide counsel on operational questions
  5. Public right of access to all business plans and key policies and decisions
  6. Public release of an annual report on LTSA achievements, quarterly unaudited, consolidated interim financial statements, and annual audited financial statements
  7. Annual general meeting open to anyone where any questions may be raised
  8. Adoption of a public complaints procedure