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 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 is the LTSA's mandate?

Established in 2005, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is a publicly accountable, statutory corporation responsible...

To whom is the LTSA accountable?

The LTSA is accountable to the users of British Columbia's land title and survey systems. Accountability and transparency of LTSA operations is...

Why is it important to hire a professional?

Professionals such as lawyers, notaries public, real estate agents and land surveyors contribute to having a high quality land title system in BC...

News

Follow the LTSA on Twitter @LTSABC

121 News items available

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.

As a customer-centric organization, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) continually works to improve collaboration with its stakeholders and enhance customer experience in achievement of its Stakeholder and Customer strategic objectives. These objectives are outlined in the 2020/21 – 2022/23 Business Plan and progress is reported on a quarterly basis.

The City of Fort St. John has joined the Tax Certificates Online (TCOL) service accessed through myLTSA Enterprise. The total fee for this certificate is $56.58.

The LTSA confirms all forms for land title submissions, including the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) return, are now available in Web Filing. We encourage customers to become familiar with Web Filing and begin using the new system in the coming weeks. As the use of Web Filing forms continues to grow, PDF forms will be phased out, beginning with Surveyor General forms by July 30, 2020 and the PTT return this Fall. 

The BC Ministry of Finance has introduced a new Property Transfer Tax (PTT) Return, now available for use through the new Web Filing menu option in myLTSA.

The Director of Land Titles has provided directions for filing Land Tax Deferment Act letters that request additional time to secure the release of a Land Tax Deferment Act charge from title. These types of requests should be filed using a Declaration form, rather than attaching a separate letter to a Form A or to the Declaration form.

Land surveyors are advised existing PDF template forms for Surveyor General submissions will be retired on July 30, 2020. If you haven’t already, please start using the Web Filing versions of these forms immediately as we transition away from existing PDF forms.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has added new features and forms in Web Filing. We encourage customers to begin using Web Filing and provide feedback to contribute to our ongoing development efforts.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is introducing two new features in Web Filing this month, along with additional Web Filing forms including the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) return and forms for land surveyors. We are continually refining and improving Web Filing in collaboration with customers about the system design.

As announced on February 28, 2020, the Director of Land Titles will retire  versions 14 and 16 of the Application to Deposit Plan form on August 31, 2020.