How long do I need to retain documents submitted electronically to the land title office?

Under the Land Title Act, the electronic version of a document submitted through EFS is deemed to be the original document for all...

When does the subscriber have to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument to the Registrar?

The subscriber must be in position to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument if requested by the...

My local government office has a non-fee paying account for searching LTSA records. Can I use this account to submit EFS documents?

No. The local government must use a fee paying account for electronic filing. The non-fee paying account may only be used for searching LTSA...

Who qualifies as a subscriber approved by the Director of Land Titles to acquire a digital certificate?

Currently, a subscriber may be a BC lawyer in good standing with the Law Society, a BC notary public in good standing with the Society of Notaries...

Which subscribers can electronically sign land title forms?

For land title forms Form A, Form B, Form C - Charge and Form C - Release, a subscriber may be either a BC lawyer, notary public or member of the...

The Director of Land Titles periodically issues Director's Directions that provide mandatory requirements for filing electronic or hardcopy documents and plans under the Land Title Act.

E-filing Directions

PDF icon Download E-filing Directions v.1.2, September 30, 2020

PDF icon E-filing directions from the Director of Land Titles are now available

This document replaces the following director’s requirements: Electronic Filing of Land Title Documents DR 01-11, Authorized Subscriber Register DR 01-13, Certification Authority and Subscribers DR 02-11, Electronic Land Title Forms and Supporting Documents DR 03-11 and Required Electronic Filing of Land Title Documents DR 06-11.

The document sets out specific directions related to:

  1. Electronic forms and supporting documents
  2. Electronic signatures and certification by a designate
  3. Certification Authority and Subscribers
  4. The Authorized Subscriber Register
  5. Required e-filing

Hardcopy Land Title Forms (DR 04-11)

PDF icon Download DR 04-11 v.2.2

This document sets out the approved hardcopy forms for an application under the Land Title Act and the requirements for completing those forms.

Change Record for DR 04-11






August 16, 2016


This version is a general update and renaming of PDF icon Director's Requirements and Approval for Hardcopy Land Title Forms and Plans [DR-04-11] version 1.6. Version 1.6 and its change record have been archived. This version is published in conjunction with the rescission of Director's Requirements for Hardcopy Land Title Transfer Forms (DR 05-11). Some requirements that were previously contained in DR 05-11 are now addressed in this document.


January 1, 2019


Added Form 42 – Notice of Maintenance Order (s. 26 Family Maintenace Enforcement Act) Land Title Act as an approved form under section 5.1.1 and published at https://ltsa.ca/practice-info/forms-manual-filing


February 20, 2020


No material changes. The update amended links within the document to ensure customer access to the latest version of all forms and documents.