LTSA Announces Modest Fee Changes

Most LTSA services fees, including Land Owner Transparency Registry fees will increase by a small amount as of April 1, 2023. LTSA uses revenue from fees to cover operational costs and address the impact of inflation. Learn More

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Online Change of Name on Title Application for BC Property Owners

LTSA has introduced a new online application for property owners to change a name on title. Learn More

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Front Counters Open By Appointment Only Alert Level: LOW

Please be aware that LTSA’s Land Title Office front counters are open by appointment only. Many common transactions are now available online. To book an in-person visit, contact the Customer Service Centre at 1-877-577-LTSA (5872) .

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Claim of Builders Lien Online Application Now Available

File a Claim of Builders Lien application online at The new online application includes the option to easily prepopulate key information. LTSA encourages customers to use the online form to submit an application online, by mail or in person.

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Direct Release of Mortgages by Financial Institutions

Available July 25, 2022, financial institutions that release a mortgage (including assignment of rents, priority agreement and modification) through an Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) member will be able to submit a mortgage release through a simplified process. Financial institutions will be able to both execute and certify a Form C (Release by Authorized Subscriber Register Member) using an ASR member’s Juricert e-signature. The electronic version with the ASR e-signature is both the original and executed form; there is no printed execution copy. The new form includes a certification statement to reflect the new process permitted by section 168.32 of the Land Title Act and the E-filing Directions.

Currently, mortgage releases are executed under Part 5 of the Land Title Act, which requires an officer witness. This means financial institutions must have at least two people involved to release mortgages, in addition to the subscriber certification with a Juricert digital certificate.

For financial institutions who use a legal professional to release mortgages, the process for releasing a mortgage will not change. The authorized signatory for the financial institution will apply a wet-ink signature on the execution copy, which is witnessed by an officer, and a subscriber will certify the form before it is submitted.


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