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In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once registered, the LTSA issues a Certificate of Title which represents that the named owner has legal title to the land.

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

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches of the land title register where those searches are conducted for assessment or taxation purposes only.

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

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

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 Titles assigns PID numbers to parcels for which a title is being entered in the land title register as a registered title.

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the counter the means to do so electronically.

Specifically, these are organizations that:

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in the Land Title Division, or Technologists for the Surveyor General Division. Occasionally, we post positions for auxiliary clerical staff.