FAQs

Most documents and plans must be filed electronically, with a very small number eligible to be filed manually in hardcopy form. Please consult the...

The electronic signature of the subscriber is a certification by the subscriber that the material facts set out in the electronic instrument or...

No. The subscriber does not have to be the same individual as the witnessing officer. It is also important to note that the role of the subscriber...

Required E-filing was introduced in phases, with each phase specifying groups of documents or plans that must be filed electronically. The...

Yes. Section 168.111 of the Land Title Act provides the Registrar with discretion to accept an application or other instrument in...

The Director of Land Titles, together with the Registrars of Land Titles, are responsible for maintaining the integrity, reliability, and security of BC's land title register as the official legal record of private property ownership in the province.

The land title division's key services are to examine applications under the Land Title Act, to register various land title transactions and provide copies of land title records, such as title information and registered land title documents and survey plans.

This section provides links to Director of Land Titles requirements, practice bulletins and practice notes issued by the Director of Land Titles and LTSA Board of Directors' Regulations.

The LTSA's land title services are governed by numerous provincial statutes and regulations. For a complete list, see the Governance page.

The LTSA recommends that all professionals and government entities consult the detailed practice information in the Land Title Practice Manual and obtain guidance on using land title forms from the Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook (aka "Green Book"). Both are available for purchase from the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC.

Certain survey processes require an application to be made to the Office of the Surveyor General. See Applications to Surveyor General.