FAQs

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...

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...

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....

What should I do to prepare for Web Filing?

Customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and uploaded to myLTSA. Customers who use conveyancing software packages that...

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.

The certainty and security of the LTSA’s land title register can help First Nations capitalize on economic development opportunities by creating a foundation for land investments, loans, property assessment and taxation, while keeping lands subject to the treaty nation’s own land laws. The LTSA can also assist in the process of land survey and mapping of lands. First Nations currently using the LTSA’s land title register are the Tsawwassen First Nation, the Maa-nulth First Nations and the Tla’amin Nation.

Watch this video to learn the value and benefit of registering a First Nation's interest in land with the LTSA’s land title register. Additional details about the LTSA’s services available to BC First Nations can be found here.

Having a secure land title is important and plays a key role in securing the future of First Nations. To learn more about First Nations land title registration with the LTSA, contact moreinfo@ltsa.ca.