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...

News

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The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has updated the Direct Access of Operational Records Policy as of June 30, 2020 to reflect a number of changes.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is celebrating three years since ParcelMap BC became fully operational province-wide on June 30, 2017, and two years from the inception of the ParcelMap BC Adoption Working Group. The evolution of ParcelMap BC can now be viewed through a new interactive story map which shares its story, from the original scope to milestone enhancements and achievements.

Land surveyors are advised existing PDF template forms for Surveyor General submissions will be retired on July 30, 2020. If you haven’t already, please start using the Web Filing versions of these forms immediately as we transition away from existing PDF forms.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible for operating BC's land title and survey systems. In its Annual Report for the year ended March 31, 2020, the LTSA reviews its performance in achieving operational and financial targets.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has corrected the language issue announced on June 11, 2020. The execution language in all Draft status packages that include Form A and/or Form B applications has been automatically updated as well.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is addressing a language issue in three Web Filing forms.

On June 15, 2020, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is introducing new features and forms in Web Filing. The new features include a template function which enables users to save frequently entered information for greater efficiency, and a new collaboration tool which allows customers to assign editing and e-signing permissions to users in another organization.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is introducing two new features in Web Filing this month, along with additional Web Filing forms including the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) return and forms for land surveyors. We are continually refining and improving Web Filing in collaboration with customers about the system design.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) advises customers that the launch of the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) has been delayed to Fall 2020.

As announced on February 28, 2020, the Director of Land Titles will retire  versions 14 and 16 of the Application to Deposit Plan form on August 31, 2020.