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...

BC land surveyors access LTSA records and submit applications to Land Title services and Surveyor General services in support of their professional responsibility to carry out all cadastral surveys within BC.

BC land surveyors carry the authority to advise property owners on establishing property boundaries and provide an opinion as to the location of an improvement or feature relative to a parcel boundary or corner. The LTSA provides land surveyors with access to myLTSA Enterprise to search records using text input and via the intuitive map interface of ParcelMap BC, submit survey plan datasets, and file applications to the LTSA. 

The Association of BC Land Surveyors provides input to the LTSA through the Stakeholder Advisory Committee and other forums, and nominates two directors to the LTSA Board of Directors.

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