Guides for Making Changes to Title
The general instructions on this website do not guarantee registration
All land title applications undergo a complete examination after they are received. LTSA recommends you consult with a legal professional who can provide advice on compliance with these statutory forms and related matters.
LTSA employees are not permitted to provide legal advice or assist in completing forms. However, if you prepare properly executed documents that meet statutory requirements, land title employees will accept them for registration.
Online applications for making changes to title
Use the BC Services Card app to verify the identity of the applicant and submit online. The applicant may be the person requesting the change to the title or someone acting on their behalf. You can also fill out the application online and download a PDF copy of it to mail or deliver by appointment to a land title office.
Fill out the application online and download a PDF copy of it to mail or deliver by appointment to a land title office. The option to submit online with the BC Services Card is expected to be available in 2024.
Paper application guides for making changes to title
These guides will help you prepare a paper application for the following application types:
Changing ownership on title
Transferring title, such as after the purchase of a new home or death of a spouse, requires the expertise of a legal professional. If you proceed without engaging a legal professional, the following guides and samples set-out the requirements to make an application with LTSA:
- Change ownership on title by Property Fee Simple application
- Change ownership on title by transmitting interest to an Executor [Personal Representative]
- Change ownership on title by transmitting interest to a Surviving Joint Tenant (Fee Simple)
- LOTR resources, including sample Transparency Report and Transparency Declaration