COVID-19 Notice: LTSA Front Counters Reopening September 27 By Appointment Only

Please be aware that LTSA’s Land Title Office front counters are currently closed. Front counter services will reopen by appointment only beginning September 27, 2021. A new booking and visiting procedure will be in place to protect the safety of our customers and staff. Wearing a face mask is mandatory. Please visit ltsa.ca or follow us on Twitter for more information.

Cash is not accepted in person or by mail.

Common Transaction Fees


Fee Listing Effective April 1, 2021

ServiceFee
Indefeasible Title and Charge Filing$75.22
General Filing (ex. Power of Attorney or bylaw)$30.09
LOTR Transparency Declaration$5.00
LOTR Transparency Report$35.00
LOTR Search$5.00
Document or Plan Order$15.96
Certification (ex. State of Title Certificate)$15.04
Title Search$9.93

General Fees

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Searches ordered or applications filed using the myLTSA portal are subject to a service charge (see Administrative Fees below). If the application includes a form signed using a Juricert electronic signature, it will also be subject to a Juricert fee of $2.50. GST is payable on the service charge and Juricert fee. Please contact Juricert Services for more information about Juricert.

For transactions carried out in person, fees are payable by Visa, MasterCard, debit card, money order or cheque. For transactions requested by mail, fees are payable by cheque or money order.

Cash is not accepted in person or by mail. Please make cheques payable in Canadian funds to: Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.

GST (5%) and PST (7%) are payable where applicable. All registration fees are GST and PST exempt.

Statutory Services under the Land Title Act

Note: Where a service makes reference to a ‘section’ in Table 1, the reference is to the applicable section of the Land Title Act.

Statutory Service under the

Land Title Act

Customer Fee
1.Indefeasible Title

(1) To

(a)  register an indefeasible title,

(b)   issue a duplicate indefeasible title under section 176 or provisional indefeasible title under section 193,

(c)  endorse a change of name under section 191 (2), or

(d)  cancel interior lot lines under

section 137 and register an indefeasible title to the resulting parcel.

$75.22
  • Transfer of Title
  • Issue a Duplicate Certificate of Title
  • Change of Name on Title
  • Application to Cancel Interior Lot Lines
2. Charges

(1)  To

(a)  register a charge, or anything in the same manner as a charge,

(b)   lodge a caveat, or an order referred to in section 284,

(c)  file a notice of tax sale under section 272,

(d)   register a transfer, transmission, modification, extension, renewal or postponement of anything registered under Item 2 (1), or

(e)  endorse a change of name under section 191 (3).

$75.22 for each action described regardless of the number of indefeasible titles affected by the action
  • Mortgage
  • Statutory Right of Way
  • Transfer of Charge
  • Modification of a Charge
  • Caveat
  • Certificate of Judgment
  • Certificate of Pending Litigation, except under Builders Lien Act
Exceptions

(2)  To do anything under Item 2 (1) in respect of

(a)  a specified family order, or

(b)   a claim of lien, or a certificate of pending litigation, under the Builders Lien Act.

NIL
  • Notice of Maintenance Order under Family Maintenance Enforcement Act
  • Claim of Lien
  • Certificate of Pending Litigation under Builders Lien Act
3. General Filing, Amendment or Change of Address

(1)  To

(a)  file an instrument or other document not provided for in this schedule, or

(b)   make an amendment or other endorsement not provided for in this schedule on the register or another record.

$30.09
  • Development Permit
  • Notice of Change of Bylaws under Strata Property Act
  • Power of Attorney
  • Amendment Request
Exceptions

(2) To file a change of address.

NIL
  • Change of Address for Title, Charge, or Strata Corporation
4. Cancellation of a Charge

(1)  To

(a)  cancel the registration of a charge, or of anything registered in the same manner as a charge,

(b)   withdraw a caveat or make an endorsement of the withdrawal, lapse or discharge of a caveat, or

(c)  file a notice of redemption under section 273.

$30.09 for each action described regardless of the number of indefeasible titles affected by the action
  • Discharge of Mortgage
  • Withdrawal of Caveat
  • Tax Sale Notice of Redemption
Exceptions

(2)  To cancel registration of

(a)  a specified family order,

(b)   a claim of lien, or a certificate of pending litigation, under the Builders Lien Act, or

(c)  a charge or other matter described in Item 2

(1)  that is derived from or dependent on a charge or other matter described in Item 2 (1) that has been cancelled.

(3) For a merger of a charge or another matter referred to in Item 2 (1).

NIL
  • Release of Court Order under Family Maintenance Enforcement Act
  • Release of Claim of Lien
  • Release of Certificate of Pending Litigation under Builders Lien Act
5. Plans

(1)  To

(a)  file or deposit a plan, or

(b)  file a petition under section 123.

$94.52
  • Subdivision Plans
  • Strata Plans
  • Reference Plans
  • Statutory Right of Way Plans
  • Bylaw Plans
  • Explanatory Plans
  • Posting Plans under section 69
Exceptions

(2) To file or deposit a public official plan under section 59, a posting plan under section 68 or a composite plan under section 71.

NIL
  • Posting Plans under section 68
6. Pending Applications

(1)  For

(a)  a withdrawal of a pending application, or

(b)   a cancellation of a pending application under section 308 (3).

The lesser of $30.09 or the original fee
  • Cancellation of an Application
  • Withdrawal of an Application
Refusal Notices

(2) For a refusal notice under section 308 (1).

The lesser of

$14.34 or the original fee

  • Notice Declining to Register (aka Defect Notice)
7. Certification

To

(a)  provide a certificate not described in Item 1 (b) or a certified copy of a record or other document, or

(b)   provide a certified abstract of title or a certified extract from the register or another record.

$15.04
  • State of Title Certificate
  • Certificate of Charge
8. Surveyor General Services

For the Surveyor General to consider whether to

(a)  allow a block outline posting under section 69 (3),

(b)  approve an explanatory plan under section 70 (3),

(c)  make an endorsement under section 94 (1) (c) or (d) or 118 (1),

(d)   make a designation under section 218 (1) (d) or 219 (3) (c), or

(e)  approve an assignee under section 219 (11) (b).

$472.58
9. Retrieval of Images

To provide, in an electronic format, all or part of an imaged instrument, plan or other document.

$15.96
  • Download of Image of Land Title Document and Plan through myLTSA
10. Searches

For a search under section 377 or a copy of the search results, or both.

$9.93
  • Title Search
  • Name Search
  • Standard Terms Search
11. Aeronautics Act (Canada)

To file a zoning regulation and plan under section 22 of the Land Title Act Regulation.

$3.02 for each indefeasible title to which the plan relates
  • Aeronautics Act Filings, Modifications and Releases
12. Parcel Activity Notifier

For a six-month subscription service for automated alerts from the Registrar to the subscriber providing notification of the receipt of pending applications, corrections or legal notation endorsements related to a specific parcel.

$5.57 per subscription

Statutory Services under the Land Act

Note: Where a service makes reference to a ‘section’ in Table 2, the reference is to the appurtenant section of the Land Act.

Statutory Service under the

Land Act

Customer Fee
1. Preparation by the Surveyor General, or persons acting under the Surveyor General’s direction, of a certified true copy of any

legal document, including a survey plan.

$85.70
2. Extracting, reviewing, researching or compiling information from records of the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia other than “records” as defined in the Land Title Act. $85.70 per hour, with a

$42.85 minimum fee

3. Issuance by the Surveyor General, or persons acting under the Surveyor General’s direction, of survey instructions and for the final plan examinations by the Surveyor General, or persons acting under the Surveyor General’s direction, of survey plans of Crown land, including without limitation for easements or statutory rights of way and plans under sections 72 and 79. $544.88
4. Conduct of survey research by the Surveyor General, or persons acting under the Surveyor General’s direction in addition to all other applicable fees payable to the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia. $85.70 per hour, with a $85.70 minimum fee

Statutory Services under the Mineral Tenure Act

Statutory Service under the

Mineral Tenure Act

Customer Fee
1. Mineral Tenure Act Plan Confirmation

The fee set under section 64(3)(c) of the Mineral Tenure Act for Survey Plan approvals by Surveyor General under sections 42, 44 and 53 of Mineral Tenure Act (in respect of plans resulting from full or partial surveys).

1 to 10 cells or claims, inclusive – $663.72

11 to 20 cells or claims, inclusive – $1,460.17

21 to 30 cells or claims, inclusive – $2,920.32

31 or more cells or claims – $4,380.49

2. Mining Lease Reduction Plan Confirmation

Review and examination by the Surveyor General of a plan prepared to reduce the area of a Mining Lease in accordance with section 44 of Mineral Tenure Act.

$663.72 per plan

Statutory Services under the Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation

Statutory Service under the Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation Customer Fee
1. Plan examination by the Surveyor General, or persons acting under the Surveyor General’s direction, of a survey plan of Crown land for a right of way under the Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation, and deposit of such plan in the Land Title Register by the Surveyor General. $544.88
2. Plan examination by the Surveyor General, or persons acting under the Surveyor General’s direction, of a survey plan for a well site under the Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation, and filing of such plan in the Crown Land Registry by the Surveyor General. $264.92
3. Application to the Surveyor General for an extension of time to complete a survey or plan under the Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation. $132.46

Statutory Services under the Land Owner Transparency Act

Statutory Service under the Land Owner Transparency Act Customer Fee
1. Filing of transparency declaration under any provision of the Act. $5.00
2. Filing of transparency report under any provision of the Act. $35.00
3. Inspection of transparency records or search of reported information by:

(a) an official or employee of a taxing authority under section 32;

(b) an officer within the meaning of the Police Act or a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police under section 33;

(c) an offical or employee of a regulator under section 34 of the Act.

$5.00
4. Search of publicly accessible information under section 35. $5.00
5. Copy of or extract from

(a)  transparency records or reported information, or

(b)   publicly accessible information, obtained from the administrator

$5.00
6. Application under section 40 [Application to omit information if health or safety at risk]. $30.00
7.Application under section 42 [Application to correct or change information]. $150.00

Delegated Powers

Fees for applications submitted to the Surveyor General, for which the Surveyor General acts under authorities delegated by the minister responsible for an act.

Delegated Powers Customer Fee
1. Section 58 of the Land Act. $725.18
2. Section 108(5) of the Land Title Act. $725.18

Administrative Services

Administrative Service (1) Customer Fee
1. Manual Location and Retrieval of Record (2)

To manually locate and retrieve a record of the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.

$38.89 per record
2. Electronic Images (3)

To create, and if required to provide, in an electronic format, all or part of a record of the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia, except a record which is an imaged instrument, plan or other document referred to in item 9 of Schedule 2 of the Land Title Act.

$15.96 per record, plus applicable fees under item 3.
3. Printing

To make paper prints from the records of the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (including colour prints).

$1.22 per page
4. Mailing

To deliver copies of records by mail.

$2.22 per envelope
5. Electronic Meets Service For participating in the electronic meets service provided by the

Authority for a multi-party submission of electronic applications, instruments, plans, plan applications, returns or other documents under the Land Title Act.

$19.92 per participant
6. Non-Sufficient Funds Cheques and Pre-authorized Debits

To process a cheque, or a pre- authorized debit initiated via myLTSA, that is returned unpaid due to non- sufficient funds or any other reason.

$33.33 per returned item
7. Replacement Direct Access Card

To replace a lost card.

$33.19
8. Mineral Title Survey Plan Confirmation

Review and examination by the Surveyor General of a plan resulting from a full or partial survey of a mineral title if the plan is prepared:

(a)  other than pursuant to a requirement

under the Mineral Tenure Act; and

(b)   for purposes of filing it in the Crown

Land Registry.

1 to 10 cells or claims, inclusive – $663.72

11 to 20 cells or claims, inclusive – $1,460.17

21 to 30 cells or claims, inclusive – $2,920.32

31 or more cells or claims –

$4,380.49

9. Mineral Title Infrastructure Survey Plan

Review and examination by the Surveyor General of a plan resulting from a survey of infrastructure works associated with a mineral title if the plan is prepared for purposes of filing it in the Crown Land Registry.

$429.84 per plan
10. Filings under Real Estate Development Marketing Act
(1) In this item 10, “assignment” means an assignment, as defined in Part 2.1 of the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (“REDMA”), that has not previously been the subject of a filing under section 20.4(1)(a) of REDMA.
(2) For accepting on behalf of the administrator, a filing under section 20.4(1)(a) of REDMA which includes one or more assignments. $198.90 for each assignment included in the filing
(3) For accepting on behalf of the administrator, a filing under section 20.4(1) of REDMA other than a filing referred to in item 10(2).
11.      myLTSA Explorer Service Charge $2.78 per transaction
12.      myLTSA Enterprise Discounted Service Charge
a.  For each electronic search or filing transaction conducted through a myLTSA customer’s deposit account, except those described in paragraphs b and c. $1.67 per transaction
b. For each electronic search conducted through a myLTSA customer’s deposit account held by a taxation authority where the transaction is for the purposes of taxation as contemplated by s. 381(1) of the Land Title Act $1.11 per transaction
c. For each electronic search or filing transaction conducted by the provincial government. NIL
(1) Listed administrative fees do not include applicable taxes
(2) Fee only applies to requests processed by LTSA employees
(3) Consist of Land Title records that are not available through myLTSA, or Surveyor General records

Tax Certificates

The Tax Certificates Online service provides myLTSA Enterprise users with access to municipal tax certificates from participating cities, towns and villages in British Columbia. The service is operated by Access Point Information Canada (APIC).

Total fee is listed below for municipal tax certificates requests using the Tax Certificates Online service on myLTSA Enterprise.

*Fees as at April 15, 2021

Participating Municipality Total Fee 
Abbotsford 53.25
Anmore 68.25
Armstrong 53.25
Burnaby 78.25
Campbell River 53.25
Castlegar 58.25
Central Saanich 63.25
Chetwynd 43.25
Chilliwack 63.25
Clearwater 58.25
Coldstream 58.25
Colwood 63.25
Comox 48.25
Coquitlam 63.25
Courtenay 43.25
Cranbrook 58.25
Creston 53.25
Dawson Creek 43.25
Delta 68.25
Duncan 48.25
Enderby 48.25
Esquimalt 63.25
Fernie 43.25
Fort St. James 53.25
Fort St. John 48.25
Fraser Lake 53.25
Gibsons 53.25
Gold River 43.25
Golden 53.25
Grand Forks 58.25
Hope 58.25
Kamloops 53.25
Kaslo 45.25
Kelowna 48.25
Kent 58.25
Kimberley 48.25
Kitimat 38.25
Ladysmith 53.25
Lake Country 58.25
Lake Cowichan 53.25
Langford 60.75
Langley (City) 58.25
Langley (District) 63.25
Lantzville 68.25
Lillooet 58.25
Lions Bay 63.25
Logan Lake 53.25
Lumby 58.25
Lytton 64.25
Maple Ridge 68.25
Merritt 48.25
Metchosin 48.25
Mission 63.25
Nanaimo 41.25
Nelson 63.25
New Westminster 71.25
North Cowichan 53.25
North Saanich 63.25
North Vancouver 63.25
North Vancouver (District) 73.25
Oak Bay 53.25
Oliver 54.25
Osoyoos 53.25
Parksville 53.25
Peachland 53.25
Pemberton 53.25
Penticton 43.75
Pitt Meadows 63.25
Port Alberni 53.25
Port Coquitlam 73.25
Port Hardy 58.25
Port Moody 73.25
Pouce Coupe 43.25
Powell River 55.25
Prince George 58.25
Prince Rupert 58.25
Quesnel 53.25
Revelstoke 58.25
Richmond 71.25
Rossland 58.25
Saanich 58.25
Sechelt 58.25
Sicamous 53.25
Sidney 58.25
Smithers 58.25
Sooke 48.25
Squamish 53.25
Summerland 43.25
Sun Peaks 53.25
Surrey 71.25
Surveyor of Taxes 40.08
Taylor 53.25
Telkwa 53.25
Terrace 53.25
Trail 48.25
Ucluelet 43.25
Vancouver 83.25
Vanderhoof 43.25
Vernon 53.25
Victoria 58.25
View Royal 63.25
West Kelowna 58.25
West Vancouver 68.25
Westbank First Nation 63.25
Whistler 58.25
White Rock 70.25
Williams Lake 63.25

eStrataHub

eStrataHub provides myLTSA Enterprise customers with access to strata document ordering. The service is operated by Access Point Information Canada (APIC).

View the document price list for eStrataHub. eStrataHub orders are subject to the myLTSA service fee.

If you have questions about eStrataHub pricing, please contact APIC customer service by phone at 1.877.953.8253 or by email at estratahubadmin@estratahub.com

Fee Exempt Entities

BC Government ministries, central agencies and certain government organizations are exempt from paying LTSA fees.

The myLTSA support staff administer fee-exempt accounts on the advice of the Province.

For further information, please contact the LTSA’s Customer Service Centre at 604-630-9630 in the Greater Vancouver area or 1-877-577-LTSA (5872) elsewhere in BC, Canada and the US.