FAQs

What is a true copy of an electronic form?

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

What is a copy of a true copy of an electronic form?

A copy of the true copy is the printed copy of the electronic form with original signatures that has been faxed, copied or scanned.

The true...

What are you certifying when you apply the digital signature?

The electronic signature of the subscriber is a certification by the subscriber that the material facts set out in the electronic instrument or...

How long do I need to retain documents submitted electronically to the land title office?

Under the Land Title Act, the electronic version of a document submitted through EFS is deemed to be the original document for all...

When does the subscriber have to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument to the Registrar?

The subscriber must be in position to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument if requested by the...

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.