FAQs

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...

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 LTSA's mandate?

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

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...

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...

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Customers are advised that two new Ministerial Orders (MOs) were issued by the Province to provide a temporary alternative to the in-person execution requirements for wills and personal planning instruments, including representation agreements and enduring powers of attorney (EPOA).

The Director of Land Titles has updated two publications to assist customers with land title submissions.

In response to our customers’ feedback, 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.

In response to our customers’ feedback, 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. 

The City of Kamloops has adopted ParcelMap BC as its authoritative cadastral parcel fabric representation. Kamloops is the largest incorporated municipal government to date to adopt ParcelMap BC.

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is pleased to announce new resources are now available for the ParcelMap BC community to help with adoption of ParcelMap BC as the authoritative cadastral parcel fabric representation in BC. 

The LTSA has launched LandTransparency.ca, a key resource for information about the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) which is expected to start operating later this year. The site currently outlines key topics including filing requirements and access to registry information, and content will continue to be expanded as updates are available, including policy regulations and system tutorials for how to file.

The Ministry of Finance will introduce the new web-based Property Transfer Tax (PTT) Return in June 2020, revised from April 2020. 

Subsequent to temporarily allowing remote witnessing of affidavits in support of land title applications during this extraordinary time, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has received many inquiries from customers seeking greater clarification on the various practice implications outlined in the Director of Land Titles’ Practice Bulletin 01-20. Additional updates were communicated on March 31, 2020 and April 7, 2020, along with Practice Tips in response to these inquiries.

In response to our customers’ feedback, and further to the guidance provided on March 26, 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.