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

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in the Land Title Division, or Technologists for the Surveyor General...

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

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

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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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:

The LTSA cautions against this due to risk to the local government. There are two key reasons why:

An individual who has been approved as a member of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) may electronically sign specified land title forms on behalf of the organization for which they work for submission to the land title office through the Electronic Filing System (EFS).

The LTSA's land title and survey records can be divided into several general categories. Historical records have enduring value for legal, survey, research and conveyancing purposes and may include any of the following types of records.

Property owners may ask a real estate agent, seller of the condominium, or a professional with a myLTSA Enterprise account to request it on your behalf. See the Strata Property Information page for more information.

Please consult your municipality or regional district with respect to all subdivision and consolidation questions and applications. A BC land surveyor can assist with the process.

The Surveyor General Division of the LTSA is responsible for the quality of the land survey structure for the Province, and the LTSA is the official repository of survey plan and land title information.