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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The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has implemented temporary operational changes due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. We are committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees, customers and visiting members of the public, while ensuring our business operations continue as usual.

In support of recommendations by the BC Public Health Officer to maintain social distance, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has implemented temporary changes during these extraordinary times with respect to witnessing requirements when executing instruments under the Land Title Act.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) would like to assure all customers that our operations are continuing as usual during the continually-evolving COVID-19 situation. Although Front Counter services are closed to protect everyone’s health, customers can still file applications, register land title interests, and search for land information through our online systems.

Due to concerns about COVID-19, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is restricting access in all Land Title Offices to only its employees, direct access pass holders and Registry Agents until further notice.

The Registrar of Land Titles is taking steps to support recommendations by the BC Public Health Officer to maintain social distance, particularly as it pertains to execution requirements under the Land Title Act

Most real estate boards in British Columbia now offer AutoProp as a service for their members, providing over 90 percent of REALTORS© across BC with access to AutoProp.

The Peace River Regional District and the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George have adopted ParcelMap BC as their authoritative cadastral parcel fabric representation. These organizations are the first local government board members of the ICI Society to adopt ParcelMap BC

In late spring 2020, the Director of Land Titles will implement changes to the Director’s E-filing DirectionsThe changes will narrow three exemptions to the requirement to electronically file documents.

As previously announced on July 25, 2019, the Director of Land Titles will retire Versions 12 and 13 of the Application to Deposit Plan form, effective February 28, 2020.

As a customer-centric organization, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) continually works to improve collaboration with its stakeholders and enhance customer experience in achievement of its Stakeholder and Customer strategic objectives. These objectives are outlined in the 2019 Business Plan and progress is reported on a quarterly basis. View Q2 2019/20 results