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

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From December 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019, 600 electronically-submitted instruments from legal professionals were randomly selected for verification. 

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) continues to focus on improved stakeholder collaboration, enhanced customer experience, and innovation into 2020 and beyond. The organization’s direction is guided by its Stakeholder and Customer strategic objectives, as outlined in the 2019 Business Plan and reported on a quarterly basis. View Q2 2019/20 results

On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) held the first meeting of its newly-formed Historic Records Advisory Committee.

As 2020 begins, ParcelMap BC is well positioned to continue growing its customer base.

LTSA Service Advisory

January 15, 2020

Customers are advised that due to current weather conditions and travel advisories across Greater Vancouver and Vancouver Island, LTSA service times may be impacted today and for the balance of this week.

Microsoft has announced it will be discontinuing Windows 7 support on January 14, 2020. Technical assistance and automatic updates to protect PCs will no longer be made available past that date.

Tax certificates fees for the City of Richmond have changed effective January 1, 2020.

Tax certificates fees for the City of Armstrong have changed effective January 1, 2020.

Tax certificates fees for the City of Cranbrook have changed effective December 20, 2019

Property owners in BC will begin to receive 2020 property assessment notices in early January 2020. These notices are prepared by BC Assessment, a provincial Crown corporation that classifies and values all real property in British Columbia.