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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 August 13, 2020, changes to Statutory Right of Way (SRW) applications affecting land within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) are now in effect.

Updated Forms Now In Effect

September 28, 2020

As announced on August 31, the Director of Land Titles has introduced updates to the natures of interest within three Web Filing forms and new versions of three PDF forms that are now in effect.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is pleased to share the results from the 5-year review of the Operating Agreement between the LTSA and the Province.  

Required filings to the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) will begin on November 30, 2020

Update: Service Notice Resolved September 21, 2020

Due to the recent fire in New Westminster, please be advised that Canada Post deliveries have been delayed and will result in slower mailed-in application processing times until further notice. Customers may wish to contact a registry agent or legal professional who may help achieve earlier registration.

As announced on August 13, 2020, customers are reminded that changes to Statutory Right of Way (SRW) applications affecting land within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) are coming into effect on September 30, 2020. The Director of Land Titles will also update the E-filing Directions to allow the designate to have possession of a true copy of the Notice of Statutory Right of Way response form issued by the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) rather than the original supporting document.

We Are Listening - LTSA Survey

September 15, 2020

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) will be inviting customers and stakeholders over the next few weeks to share their feedback about working with us. We are conducting this research in collaboration with Sentis Market Research and expect to share the results by the end of this year.

The Director of Land Titles has retired versions 14 and 16 of the Application to Deposit Plan form, effective August 31, 2020.

Older versions of the retired Application to Deposit Plan form will only be accepted after August 31, 2020 if they were electronically signed before August 31, 2020.

The Director of Land Titles will introduce updates to the natures of interest within three Web Filing forms and new versions of three PDF forms on September 28, 2020. These changes will take effect immediately upon release – customers are advised to download the PDF forms from within their myLTSA Enterprise account or from the LTSA website. Prior versions of the PDF form templates will still be accepted until their scheduled retirement in Spring 2021.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) will continue work to preserve its historic records from the Kamloops and Nelson Land Title Districts this Fall. The records, which include original Absolute Fee Books and other types of land title transactions recorded in bound paper volumes, form part of the LTSA’s historic records collection.