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...

How do I become a member of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR)?

In order to become a member of the ASR, an organization and its candidate for membership must complete and submit an ...

Why is there a limited number of forms that an Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) member can electronically sign?

The list of eligible forms and natures of interest contained in the  is intended to provide reasonable authority to electronically sign land title...

What can a member of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) do?

An individual who has been approved as a member of the Authorized Subscriber Register (ASR) may electronically sign specified land title forms on...

Those eligible for Authorized Subscriber Register membership are:

  • Those empowered by a federal or provincial statute, or their delegate (e.g., the Local Government Act, Community Charter, Vancouver Charter or New Westminster Act, 1888) to issue and submit applications to the land title office; or
  • BC commissioners, appointed for taking affidavits for British Columbia under section 56 of the Evidence Act, and entitled under the terms of their appointment to witness land title documents in accordance with Part 5 of the Land Title Act. Eligible commissioners must be employed within regulated industries approved by the Director.
  • An individual who may otherwise meet the criteria for membership may be denied membership in the Authorized Subscriber Register, or be restricted from electronically signing any form or nature of interest where the Director believes that it is necessary to protect the integrity of the land title registration system or to ensure the efficient registration of land title interests.