FAQs

What is a Parcel Identifier (PID)?

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...

What should I do to prepare for Web Filing?

Customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and uploaded to myLTSA. Customers who use conveyancing software packages that...

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...

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...

How do I know which land title district my property is in?

View a map of the Land Title Districts in BC for more information.

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