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...

What kinds of jobs do you recruit for and how often do you post positions on your website?

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in Land Title services, or Technologists for Surveyor General services....

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...

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.

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...

As announced on June 30, the PDF versions of Surveyor General forms are now retired. Land surveyors must use the Web Filing versions of these forms moving forward. Web Filing forms can be accessed through the Web Filing menu option in myLTSA.

On June 15, 2020, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) introduced Web Filing forms for all Surveyor General applications, with the exception of the CLRS form. The preparation and submission of the "Survey Plan - Submission to Surveyor General - LTSA" (CLRS) form used to certify and submit Land ActOil & Gas Activities Act (well site), Mineral Tenure ActCoal Act and Former Indian Reserve Survey plans remain unchanged at this time. Use of the current PDF template form version 19 will continue as is.

Visit the LTSA Help Site for tutorial articles and information, or contact moreinfo@ltsa.ca with any questions.