FAQs

What is the purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

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 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....

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...

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

Blog

The latest features from the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.

Land Owner Transparency Registry

April 21, 2020

The first-of-its kind in Canada, the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) is a registry of information about individuals who are deemed to have an indirect As defined in LOTA, this term refers to an estate in fee simple; a life estate in land; a right to occupy land under a lease that has a term of more than 10 years, or a right under an agreement for sale to occupy land, or require the transfer of an estate in fee simple.interest in land (e.g. through corporations, trusts and partnerships) which will be housed in a searchable, public database.

New Land Title Forms in Effect November 15, 2019

July 26, 2019

Significant amendments to the Land Title Act are coming into force on November 15, 2019. 

BC First Nations and the LTSA

May 10, 2019

For British Columbia First Nations in the treaty process, the LTSA’s land title register is an option to consider for registering land interest and ownership.

LTSA to Attend 2019 BC Land Summit

April 4, 2019

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) will be at the 2019 BC Land Summit

Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia Named One of BC’s Top Employers in 2019

February 26, 2019

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has been recognized as one of