FAQs

How do I know which land title district my property is in?

View a map of the Land Title Districts in BC for more information.

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...

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...

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...

By law, LTSA staff are not permitted to provide legal advice or assist in completing forms. If you require assistance, please contact a legal professional who can give you advice on compliance with these statutory forms and related matters.

Forms for Manual Filing


The Ministry of Finance, Property Transfer Tax Branch, also provides a form for manual filing: 

Please refer to the Property Transfer Tax web page for more information. Questions can be directed to pttenq@gov.bc.ca or call toll-free at 1-888-355-2700.