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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...

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

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

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

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

Property owners in BC are reminded that 2019 property assessment notices will soon become available in early January 2019. These notices are prepared by BC Assessment, a provincial Crown corporation that classifies and values all real property in British Columbia. Visit the BC Assessment website to preview 2019 assessments and learn more about the assessment process.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is responsible for administering the land title and survey systems of BC. We deliver secure land titles through timely, efficient registration of land title interests and survey records. Your title is a source of some of the information shown on your property assessment notice.

Contact BC Assessment if:

  • You did not receive an assessment notice. The 2019 property assessment notices are prepared using information current as of November 30, 2018. If your property transaction occurred after this date, the information may not have been included in the assessment roll used to generate the notices.
  • You need to discuss your assessment with a representative.

If your address information needs to be updated, you must notify both organizations:

The LTSA also handles any name changes required to the assessment notice. Complete Form 17 - Change Name and submit it to a land title office in person or by mail.

The general public should contact a lawyer or notary to conduct filings, such as removing the name of a deceased person from title.

Customers can sign up for a myLTSA Explorer account to conduct searches for titles or plans, or use the services of a Registry Agent to obtain copies of documents. See Hire a Professional to Assist You for contact details.

The LTSA does not provide legal advice and cannot assist customers with completing application forms for land title registration or conduct title searches over the telephone.