FAQs

Why are local governments exempt from fees for land title register searches conducted for taxation and assessment purposes?

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

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

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

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 kinds of jobs do you recruit for and how often do you post positions on your website?

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

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...

Professional, business and government customers are authorized with the required certification to electronically file applications to the LTSA.

Statutory officers or BC commissioners may electronically submit land title documents by becoming a member of the LTSA’s Authorized Subscriber Register.

After initial set-up has been completed, e-filing is a three-step process:

  1. Complete an electronic land title, Surveyor General, or Property Transfer Tax form using Adobe Acrobat Standard and Professional
  2. Sign the electronic form(s) using your Juricert electronic signature
  3. Submit the electronic form(s) via myLTSA Enterprise

Consult Practice and Help Information

Before you start e-filing to the land title office, consult these guides:

Consult the Applications to Surveyor General section for more information about applications to the Surveyor General Services.

Technical and Other Requirements to E-file

  1. myLTSA Enterprise account that has been funded and activated
  2. Web browser with an Adobe Flash Player plug-in that meets the myLTSA System Requirements
  3. Adobe Acrobat (Professional or Standard edition) in a version listed in the myLTSA System Requirements
  4. Scanner that meets the scanning requirements
  5. Copies of the electronic form templates
  6. A digital certificate for a lawyer, notary, land surveyor, financial officer or Authorized Subscriber issued by Juricert registered with the Law Society of BC (Juricert)
  7. Pre-assigned plan numbers (land surveyors only)
  8. Electronic funds transfer authorized for Property Transfer Tax payments

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