FAQs

The electronic signature of the subscriber is a certification by the subscriber that the material facts set out in the electronic instrument or...

No. The subscriber does not have to be the same individual as the witnessing officer. It is also important to note that the role of the subscriber...

Under the Land Title Act, the electronic version of a document submitted through EFS is deemed to be the original document for all...

The subscriber must be in position to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument if requested by the...

No. The local government must use a fee paying account for electronic filing. The non-fee paying account may only be used for searching LTSA...

The Ministry of Finance has indicated a change in policy with the submission of the Additional Transfer Tax Return (FIN 532). When submitting a copy of PDF iconFIN 532, legal professionals must email it to the Ministry at ATTENQ@gov.bc.ca the same day the transfer is registered at the land title office. This policy takes effect immediately.

The original signed copy of PDF iconFIN 532 should be kept on file with FIN 530 as per the retention periods outlined in the Property Transfer Tax Act (PTTA).

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the Ministry of Finance at ATTENQ@gov.bc.ca or pttenq@gov.bc.ca. For more information and updates, visit www.gov.bc.ca/propertytransfertax.