FAQs

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...

To whom is the LTSA accountable?

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

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...

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As announced on February 25, 2020, a two percent increase to most Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) services fees is now in effect. The two percent increase means common transactions such as registering title will see an increase of $0.71 and a title search will increase by $0.09. The increase reflects parallel increases in the Consumer Price Index. 

Further to the notice published on Friday, March 27, 2020, the LTSA reminds legal practitioners that preferred forms of affidavits are guidelines only and do not represent an exhaustive list of affidavits. Variations in the content and format are acceptable as long as the affidavit meets the requirements under section 49 of the Land Title Act.

Legal practitioners may find the following tips helpful for maintaining physical distance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) thanks its customers for their questions and feedback over the past few weeks as everyone has adapted their business to comply with the Province’s physical distancing measures.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) Board of Directors has completed its annual legislated Board Renewal Process, resulting in the following appointments to the LTSA Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2020. 

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has published its 2020/21 to 2022/23 Business Plan. 

Customers are advised that the myLTSA service is expected to be available this Sunday between 6:00am and 11:00pm.

Land registration services are included on the list of essential services, along with our customers who deliver financial, legal, notary and real estate services to ensure the continuous functioning of BC’s real property market.

Legal practitioners are reminded that the preferred forms of affidavits are guidelines only. 

In response to our customers’ feedback, and further to the guidance provided on March 24, 2020, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has updated the list of supporting documents for which a true copy may be used in place of the original document.