LTSA Announces Modest Fee Changes

Most LTSA services fees, including Land Owner Transparency Registry fees will increase by a small amount as of April 1, 2023. LTSA uses revenue from fees to cover operational costs and address the impact of inflation. Learn More

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Online Change of Name on Title Application for BC Property Owners

LTSA has introduced a new online application for property owners to change a name on title. Learn More

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Front Counters Open By Appointment Only Alert Level: LOW

Please be aware that LTSA’s Land Title Office front counters are open by appointment only. Many common transactions are now available online. To book an in-person visit, contact the Customer Service Centre at 1-877-577-LTSA (5872) .

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Claim of Builders Lien Online Application Now Available

File a Claim of Builders Lien application online at The new online application includes the option to easily prepopulate key information. LTSA encourages customers to use the online form to submit an application online, by mail or in person.

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LTSA Identity Verification Service Expands Identification Checks in Alignment with Compliance Requirements

Identity Verification, an online service designed to support a contactless Know Your Client (KYC) practice, now includes the option to require clients to confirm two government-issued photo identification. This service is provided by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) to help legal practitioners mitigate fraud risk in situations when remote witnessing and social distancing practices are necessary.

Also new is the ability to check foreign identification information from 10 major countries in addition to Canada. Foreign countries added include the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Qatar.

Conducting client identity checks using two government-issued identification supports basic FINTRAC compliance requirements followed by most legal professionals in BC. Identity Verification can be used to confirm your client’s identity when remote witnessing. It can also be used for in-person client meetings to reduce the physical handling of your client’s identification.

Try the service today on myLTSA Enterprise. Fees apply for verification of each piece of identification.

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