FAQs

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

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

What should I do to prepare for Web Filing?

Customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and uploaded to myLTSA. Customers who use conveyancing software packages that...

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 a Parcel Identifier (PID)?

A Parcel Identifier or PID is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies a parcel in the land title register of in BC. The Registrar of Land...

What is the purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

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.