FAQs

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...

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 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...

What is the purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

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...

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Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in Land Title services, or Technologists for Surveyor General services. Occasionally, we post positions for auxiliary clerical staff.

View a map of the Land Title Districts in BC for more information.

You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active titled parcels and surveyed provincial Crown land parcels. 

You can also find a property’s PID or legal description on the:

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

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 Titles assigns PID numbers to parcels for which a title is being entered in the land title register as a registered title.

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 act in strict compliance with the requirements under the Land Title Act and can be counted on to be impartial.

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the counter the means to do so electronically.

Specifically, these are organizations that:

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once registered, the LTSA issues a Certificate of Title which represents that the named owner has legal title to the land.

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