FAQs

How long do I need to retain documents submitted electronically to the land title office?

Under the Land Title Act, the electronic version of a document submitted through EFS is deemed to be the original document for all...

When does the subscriber have to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument to the Registrar?

The subscriber must be in position to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument if requested by the...

My local government office has a non-fee paying account for searching LTSA records. Can I use this account to submit EFS documents?

No. The local government must use a fee paying account for electronic filing. The non-fee paying account may only be used for searching LTSA...

Who qualifies as a subscriber approved by the Director of Land Titles to acquire a digital certificate?

Currently, a subscriber may be a BC lawyer in good standing with the Law Society, a BC notary public in good standing with the Society of Notaries...

Which subscribers can electronically sign land title forms?

For land title forms Form A, Form B, Form C - Charge and Form C - Release, a subscriber may be either a BC lawyer, notary public or member of the...

The Director of Land Titles periodically issues land title practice notes that provide instruction and advice relating to land title records, forms and procedures.

PDF icon Requirements for Portions of Buildings that Extend Beyond the Limits of the Parent Parcel

Practice Note 01-18February 1, 2018
PDF icon Miscellaneous Notes Endorsements and Associated Plan SearchesPractice Note 03-16November 23, 2016
PDF icon Truing Up an Original Electronic InstrumentPractice Note 02-16November 15, 2019
Consent to Spousal Home Transfers under WESAPractice Note 01-16March 10, 2016

Cancellations of Discriminating Covenants

Land Title Act, Section 222

Practice Note 01-15February 21, 2020

Priority Agreements - Form C Application

Practice Note 01-09

December 11, 2009