FAQs

What is the address for the land title office?

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

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

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...

What is the LTSA's mandate?

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

To whom is the LTSA accountable?

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

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As announced on February 28, 2020, the Director of Land Titles will retire  versions 14 and 16 of the Application to Deposit Plan form on August 31, 2020.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has implemented several temporary practice measures in support of recommendations by the Provincial Health Officer and BC Centre for Disease Control to maintain physical distance. We are committed to protecting the health and well-being of our customers and employees while operating our business as an essential service provider.

The first phase of Web Filing is now available in myLTSA, with forms and functionality that continue to be enhanced through ongoing system releases. By introducing Web Filing gradually, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) can minimize disruption to its customers’ business and improve collaboration on system design by incorporating customer feedback into its ongoing development efforts. One of the ways we do this is through conducting usability studies with customers who have started to use Web Filing.

Customers are advised that two new Ministerial Orders (MOs) were issued by the Province to provide a temporary alternative to the in-person execution requirements for wills and personal planning instruments, including representation agreements and enduring powers of attorney (EPOA).

The Director of Land Titles has updated two publications to assist customers with land title submissions.

In response to our customers’ feedback, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has updated the list of supporting documents for which a true copy may be used in place of the original document.

In response to our customers’ feedback, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has updated the list of supporting documents for which a true copy may be used in place of the original document. 

The City of Kamloops has adopted ParcelMap BC as its authoritative cadastral parcel fabric representation. Kamloops is the largest incorporated municipal government to date to adopt ParcelMap BC.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is pleased to announce new resources are now available for the ParcelMap BC community to help with adoption of ParcelMap BC as the authoritative cadastral parcel fabric representation in BC. 

The LTSA has launched LandTransparency.ca, a key resource for information about the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) which is expected to start operating later this year. The site currently outlines key topics including filing requirements and access to registry information, and content will continue to be expanded as updates are available, including policy regulations and system tutorials for how to file.