FAQs

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

A Parcel Identifier or PID is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies a parcel in the land title register of in BC. The Registrar of Land...

Web Filing forms will be introduced starting this winter.  All Web Filing forms, including the Property Transfer Tax form, will be available by...

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

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 Director of Land Titles has issued revised versions of all land title form templates. The forms are available for download but cannot be submitted until November 15, 2019. The forms are being made available now to enable practitioners to prepare and plan for the November 15, 2019 retirement of the current versions of land title forms. 

Current versions of land title forms will be accepted if they were executed or e-signed before November 15, 2019. The Application to Deposit Plan form is the exception. The current version of the Application to Deposit Plan will remain active until February 28, 2020, giving practitioners time to secure required signatures on complex survey packages that are not yet ready for submission on November 15, 2019.

New Form Changes

The updated forms contain new electronic signature certification statements to comply with amendments to Part 10.1 of the Land Title Act. The Director will issue a detailed description of the revised legislation in an upcoming communication.

New versions of all land title forms are available for download from the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia website. Existing versions of land title forms will remain available until version retirement on November 15, 2019.

For more information, contact moreinfo@ltsa.ca