FAQs

How can I find the Parcel Identifier (PID) for a property?

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Director of Land Titles (Director) has retired older versions of eight land title forms, effective October 2, 2017:

FORM

VERSION NOW RETIRED

Form C - Charge

20 and 21

Form C - Release

21

Form 17 - Charge, Notation or Filing

12

Form 17 - Fee Simple

11

Form 17 - Cancellation of Charge, Notation or Filing

13

Form A - Freehold Transfer

21 and 22

Form B - Mortgage

21 and 22

Local Government Filing Form

5

Older versions of these retired electronic land title forms will only be accepted after October 2, 2017 if their true copy was executed before October 2, 2017.

The current version of land title forms can be downloaded from a myLTSA Enterprise account or from the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia website.