FAQs

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 address for the land title office?

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

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 June 30, the PDF versions of Surveyor General forms are now retired. Land surveyors must use the Web Filing versions of these forms moving forward. Web Filing forms can be accessed through the Web Filing menu option in myLTSA.

As a customer-centric organization, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) continually works to improve collaboration with its stakeholders and enhance customer experience in achievement of its Stakeholder and Customer strategic objectives. These objectives are outlined in the 2020/21 – 2022/23 Business Plan and progress is reported on a quarterly basis.

The City of Fort St. John has joined the Tax Certificates Online (TCOL) service accessed through myLTSA Enterprise. The total fee for this certificate is $56.58.

The LTSA confirms all forms for land title submissions, including the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) return, are now available in Web Filing. We encourage customers to become familiar with Web Filing and begin using the new system in the coming weeks. As the use of Web Filing forms continues to grow, PDF forms will be phased out, beginning with Surveyor General forms by July 30, 2020 and the PTT return this Fall. 

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) announces President and CEO Connie Fair has advised the Board of Directors of her plans to retire. The Board has retained an executive search firm to support recruitment of the next CEO; Connie will remain in the position until a new candidate has been selected.

The BC Ministry of Finance has introduced a new Property Transfer Tax (PTT) Return, now available for use through the new Web Filing menu option in myLTSA.

The Director of Land Titles has provided directions for filing Land Tax Deferment Act letters that request additional time to secure the release of a Land Tax Deferment Act charge from title. These types of requests should be filed using a Declaration form, rather than attaching a separate letter to a Form A or to the Declaration form.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has updated the Direct Access of Operational Records Policy as of June 30, 2020 to reflect a number of changes.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is celebrating three years since ParcelMap BC became fully operational province-wide on June 30, 2017, and two years from the inception of the ParcelMap BC Adoption Working Group. The evolution of ParcelMap BC can now be viewed through a new interactive story map which shares its story, from the original scope to milestone enhancements and achievements.

Land surveyors are advised existing PDF template forms for Surveyor General submissions will be retired on July 30, 2020. If you haven’t already, please start using the Web Filing versions of these forms immediately as we transition away from existing PDF forms.