FAQs

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 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...

Why can't the land title office give me legal advice?

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...

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...

Significant amendments to the Land Title Act are now in effect (November 15, 2019). As a result, new land title forms have been published and must be used for any new filings beginning today. Previous versions of forms will only be accepted if they were executed or e-signed before November 15, 2019. 

New E-filing Directions from the Director of Land Titles reflect amendments to Part 10.1 of the Land Title Act and replace the previous Directors Requirements related to e-filing. A summary of the changes due to Part 10.1 is available for review.

Parallel amendments to Part 7.2 of the Land Act also come into force today and affect select Surveyor General forms.