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

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

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...

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches...

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

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In order to become a member of the ASR, an organization and its candidate for membership must complete and submit an PDF icon

All of the above title prints capture information on a specific land title in the land title Register at a certain point in time.

A title search and copy of title are the same thing, and a State of Title Certificate is a more formal document with the registrar’s official seal.

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is achieved through a variety of means, including:

Many of the LTSA's historical records are title-related paper documents that are securely stored in land title office vaults. All paper documents received by land title offices since 1994 have been scanned and stored in electronic format upon receipt.

Most documents and plans must be filed electronically, with a very small number eligible to be filed manually in hardcopy form.

A property owner's legal title to land is legally protected in BC under the Land Title Act. The LTSA is responsible for managing the land title system in a manner that protects and maintains the security of land ownership records and documents.

The LTSA and its subsidiary LandSure Systems Ltd. own and operate the myLTSA portal to host the LTSA's Electronic Search and Filing services.

Form 17 is a multi-use application. The completion requirements are dependent upon what additional documentation is to be attached to it.

Additional documentation includes:

In British Columbia, most land title and related lending transactions are conducted through professionals such as notaries and lawyers, who require proof of identity as part of their professional due diligence requirements.

These applications and documents require a filing letter: