FAQs

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 should I do to prepare for Web Filing?

Customers can ensure their Juricert Digital Certificate is valid and uploaded to myLTSA. Customers who use conveyancing software packages that...

What is a Parcel Identifier (PID)?

A Parcel Identifier or PID is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies a parcel in the land title register of in BC. The Registrar of Land...

How do I know which land title district my property is in?

View a map of the Land Title Districts in BC for more information.

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...

Note: Applications made using PDF Forms in Adobe Acrobat are being phased out with the introduction of Web Filing, but can continue to be made and submitted via EFS until July 30, 2020, at which point the PDF Forms will be permanently retired. 

Background information on Web Filing is available here. Technical instructions for Web Filing have been added to myLTSA’s Surveyor General Practice Guide.

Exception: At this time any plan that is being submitted to the Crown Land Registry will continue to use the traditional PDF Form. This means any plan that has traditionally been submitted using the “Survey Plan Submission to Surveyor General” (CLRS) Form will continue to use this PDF form and submit it via EFS after filling out the CLRS Form with Adobe Acrobat. Enhancements to Web Filing are anticipated in the future to incorporate CLRS Form submission.

During the transition period, PDF Forms are still accepted. Please see below to proceed with PDF 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. Applications to the Surveyor General may be submitted electronically using these forms.