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...

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...

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....

Professional, business and government customers are authorized with the required certification to electronically file applications to the LTSA.

Statutory officers or BC commissioners may electronically submit land title documents by becoming a member of the LTSA’s Authorized Subscriber Register.

After initial set-up has been completed, e-filing is a three-step process:

  1. Complete an electronic land title, Surveyor General, or Property Transfer Tax form using Adobe Acrobat Standard and Professional
  2. Sign the electronic form(s) using your Juricert electronic signature
  3. Submit the electronic form(s) via myLTSA Enterprise

Consult Practice and Help Information

Before you start e-filing to the land title office, consult these guides:

Consult the Applications to Surveyor General section for more information about applications to the Surveyor General Services.

Technical and Other Requirements to E-file

  1. myLTSA Enterprise account that has been funded and activated
  2. Web browser with an Adobe Flash Player plug-in that meets the myLTSA System Requirements
  3. Adobe Acrobat (Professional or Standard edition) in a version listed in the myLTSA System Requirements
  4. Scanner that meets the scanning requirements
  5. Copies of the electronic form templates
  6. A digital certificate for a lawyer, notary, land surveyor, financial officer or Authorized Subscriber issued by Juricert registered with the Law Society of BC (Juricert)
  7. Pre-assigned plan numbers (land surveyors only)
  8. Electronic funds transfer authorized for Property Transfer Tax payments

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