FAQs

What is the purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

The purpose of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) is to provide certain organizations that issue and submit land title documents over the...

One of the registered owners of a land title has died. How can their name be removed from the title?

Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

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...

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...

As of November 15, 2019, revised versions of land title form templates are required as a result of amendments to the Land Title Act. Previous versions will only be accepted if they were executed or e-signed before November 15, 2019. 

By law, LTSA staff are not permitted to provide legal advice or assist in completing forms. If you require assistance, please contact a legal professional who can give you advice on compliance with these statutory forms and related matters.

The Land Title Act authorizes the Director of Land Titles to approve forms used by applicants when making applications under the Act. The Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook (the "Green Book") contains detailed instructions for most of these forms.

Electronic forms are designed to be filled out using Adobe Acrobat (Standard or Professional edition) in a version listed in the myLTSA System Requirements. The forms cannot be completed with the free Adobe Reader software.

For forms submitted to the Surveyor General, go to Surveyor General Forms.

For Legal Professionals

Form

Version

Updated

 FORM 17 - FEE SIMPLE

14

November 15, 2019

 FORM 17 - CHARGE, NOTATION OR FILING

16

November 15, 2019

 FORM 17 - CANCELLATION OF CHARGE, NOTATION OR FILING

17

November 15, 2019

 FORM A - FREEHOLD TRANSFER

24

November 15, 2019

 FORM B - MORTGAGE

25

November 15, 2019

 PDF icon FORM C - GENERAL INSTRUMENT - CHARGE

27

September 28, 2020

 FORM C - GENERAL INSTRUMENT - RELEASE

25

November 15, 2019

 CLAIM OF BUILDERS LIEN

20

November 15, 2019

 PDF icon DECLARATION

22

September 28, 2020

 PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX PAYMENT AUTHORIZATION

8

January 2014

 PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX FORM - VERSION 31

31

September 17, 2018

ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX RETURN

February 21, 2018

 PDF icon LTO APPLICATION TO DEPOSIT PLAN

18

September 28, 2020

 STRATA PROPERTY ACT FILING

10

November 15, 2019

For Land Surveyors

Form

Version

Updated

 LTO SURVEY PLAN CERTIFICATION

14

November 15, 2019

DECLARATION

22

September 28, 2020

LTO APPLICATION TO DEPOSIT PLAN

18

September 28, 2020

STRATA PROPERTY ACT FILING

10

November 15, 2019

FORM 17 - CHARGE, NOTATION OR FILING

16

November 15, 2019*

* Restricted to Nature of Interest Amendment to Filed Plan only

Land Surveyors may also download the Dataset Exemption Request form here.

For Local Government Authorized Subscribers

Form

Version

Updated

 LOCAL GOVERNMENT FILING FORM

9

November 15, 2019