FAQs

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 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...

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....

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 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...

The Director of Land Titles (Director) will introduce new versions of land title form templates on March 20, 2017. These updated forms will be available for download through myLTSA Enterprise or on the Land Title and Survey Authority of BC (LTSA) website:

  • Form C – Charge
  • Form 17 – Fee Simple
  • Form 17 – Charge
  • Form 17 – Cancellation of Charge, Notation or Filing

Once available, the Director recommends practitioners download the latest versions of the forms for immediate use. Previous versions will still be accepted but will be phased out later this year.

See the February 8 announcement for specific form template improvements.