FAQs

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

What does it mean to have title to land in British Columbia?

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

Why are local governments exempt from fees for land title register searches conducted for taxation and assessment purposes?

Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches...

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

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

The Director of Land Titles (Director) plans to retire older versions of these land title forms on October 2, 2017:

FORMVERSION TO BE RETIRED
Form C - Charge20 and 21
Form C - Release21
Form 17 - Charge, Notation or Filing12
Form 17 - Fee Simple11
Form 17 - Cancellation of Charge, Notation or Filing13
Form A - Freehold Transfer21 and 22
Form B - Mortgage21 and 22
Local Government Filing Form5

Older versions of retired electronic land title forms will only be accepted after October 2, 2017 if the true copy of those forms was executed before October 2, 2017.

The current version of land title forms can be downloaded from a myLTSA Enterprise account or from the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia website.