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 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...

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

Craig D. Johnston, LL.B., is the Vice President, Policy and Legal Services.

Craig joined the LTSA in March 2006 as Registrar of Land Titles for the Victoria and Kamloops Land Title Offices. He became the Director of Land Titles in 2008, and held that role for ten years. Prior to joining the LTSA, Craig worked both in private practice as a litigator and solicitor, and as sole corporate counsel with a large BC-based land developer and hotel operator. He has extensive real estate and corporate/commercial experience serving both commercial and residential clients.

Craig obtained his LL.B. from the University of Victoria in 1994, and began his legal career in private practice in Victoria and Vancouver.