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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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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.

A practicing BC land surveyor (BCLS) who is a member of the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors is the only person qualified to legally determine the location of property boundaries and perform legal surveys of private and Crown lands within BC.

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.

Visit the Survey Plan Datasets page to view the Survey Plan Dataset specification and other resources.

All LTSA operations are funded from revenues earned from land title and survey services provided to customers. Service fee levels are established in compliance with requirements set out in the Operating Agreement with the Province.