FAQs

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 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...

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...

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

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...

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers in 2019 by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

“Our employees understand the important role they play in maintaining the certainty and security of land title and survey systems in BC and providing our customers with a positive experience,” says Connie Fair, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Customers must be able to trust in the accuracy, integrity and reliability of our land title and survey records, which makes for serious yet rewarding work.”

“We strive to provide all employees with interesting and meaningful work opportunities in an innovative and supportive environment,” explains Rob Cutler, VP Human Resources. “Our team consists of dedicated and talented individuals who care about making a difference and having fun while doing it.”

The LTSA and its subsidiaries currently employ approximately 157 people in four offices throughout the province. A variety of career opportunities are available in areas such as customer operations, human resources, policy, communications and information technology.

Now in its 14th year, BC’s Top Employers  is a special designation that recognizes those employers in BC that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs to attract and retain talented employees.