FAQs

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...

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 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....

What should I do to prepare for Web Filing?

Customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and uploaded to myLTSA. Customers who use conveyancing software packages that...

In response to our customers’ feedback, and further to the guidance provided on March 24, 2020, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has updated the list of supporting documents for which a true copy may be used in place of the original document. True copies accepted during the COVID-19 situation now include:

  1.  Certificates from Vital Statistics
    Designates can now submit true copies of supporting documents such as death certificates, marriage certificates, and change of name certificates.

  2.  Court Certified Documents
    Documents such as Certificate of Judgement and Certificate of Pending Litigation can also be submitted now as true copies.

 As the COVID-19 situation evolves, current information about land title practice matters will be posted to our website at ltsa.ca and Twitter account @LTSABC.

The LTSA is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and customers while ensuring our business operations continue as usual. Thank you for your continued understanding and support.