FAQs

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 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...

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...

What is the address for the land title office?

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

The Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) is part of the Province of BC’s comprehensive plan to end hidden ownership of real estate in B.C.

The first-of-its kind in Canada, 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.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is responsible for developing and operating LOTR, as set out in the Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA).

LOTR is currently scheduled to launch in late Spring 2020 once related legislation has passed. However, the Province’s legislative calendar has been impacted by COVID-19, which may result in delays to LOTR.

Visit landtransparency.ca to learn more.