FAQs

What is the purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

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 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...

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.

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...

The Ministry of Finance has authorized a new version (Version 29) of the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) Return form (FIN 530). The return is effective November 27, 2017 and is now available for download from the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) website or through the Electronic Filing System (EFS) accessed on myLTSA.

ONLY THE FOLLOWING VERSIONS OF ADOBE ACROBAT CAN BE USED TO COMPLETE PDF iconVERSION 29 OF THE PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX RETURN:
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro/Standard DC 2015 Release (Classic)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro/Standard DC Continuous Release
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro/Standard 2017

View the Ministry of Finance Tax Information Sheet for specific changes in Version 29 of the Property Transfer Tax Return form. Additional resources are available on the Property Transfer Tax web page.

NOTE: When preparing the PTT Return (Version 29), please ensure it is NOT electronically signed prior to submission on November 27, 2017.

For more information, please contact the Property Taxation Branch directly by email to pttenq@gov.bc.ca or call toll-free at 1-888-355-2700.