FAQs

Who qualifies as a subscriber approved by the Director of Land Titles to acquire a digital certificate?

Currently, a subscriber may be a BC lawyer in good standing with the Law Society, a BC notary public in good standing with the Society of Notaries...

Which subscribers can electronically sign land title forms?

For land title forms Form A, Form B, Form C - Charge and Form C - Release, a subscriber may be either a BC lawyer, notary public or member of the...

Which is the original of an electronic form?

The electronic form electronically signed by the subscriber and received by the Registrar under the Land Title Act is for all purposes...

What is a true copy of an electronic form?

The true copy is the printed copy of the electronic form with original signatures.

No. The subscriber does not have to be the same individual as the witnessing officer. It is also important to note that the role of the subscriber in electronically signing the form differs from their role as an (officer) when witnessing a document under Part 5 of the Land Title Act. Specifically when a subscriber electronically signs the form they are certifying they have in their possession a true copy or copy of a true copy of the form that was witnessed by an officer in accordance with Part 5 of the Land Title Act. The role of the officer is to witness the execution of the transferor.