FAQs

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...

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

You can search for a PID using ParcelMap BC, the LTSA's online map of active...

There have been at least nine different survey systems utilized in BC and each describes land in a slightly different manner or format.

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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. A registered title is conclusive evidence of the ownership of that land and provides legal certainty of ownership.

Only a person registered as owner has the right to transfer or otherwise deal with their legal title to land. Registered title also allows for simple, quick and inexpensive land transfers.