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In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in Land Title services, or Technologists for Surveyor General services....

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

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches...

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...

Customers are reminded most Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) customer service fees will increase as of April 1, 2019. The LTSA will use revenue from the fee increase to address the impact of inflation on operations.

For Land Title Act services, the fee increase will only be applied to the LTSA's portion of fees, resulting in a 3.6% net increase overall. Land Title Act service fees are payable to the LTSA and remitted to both the LTSA and the Province. 

Fees are also increasing by 8% for services established under the Land ActMineral Tenure ActOil and Gas Activities Act and for Administrative fees.

Under the LTSA's Operating Agreement with the Province, the LTSA may increase its services fees annually by the adjusted Consumer Price Index (CPI) amount. Although the LTSA reviews the need for a CPI increase annually, the last fee increase took effect in 2015 which accounts for the 8% change.

View current LTSA fees and projected fees as of April 1, 2019.