FAQs

Most documents and plans must be filed electronically, with a very small number eligible to be filed manually in hardcopy form. Please consult the...

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

All local governments in BC must electronically file unless they have a population of 5,000 or less. Visit the...

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...

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...

The Director of Land Titles, together with the Registrars of Land Titles, are responsible for maintaining the integrity, reliability, and security of BC's land title register as the official legal record of private property ownership in the province.

The land title division's key services are to examine applications under the Land Title Act, to register various land title transactions and provide copies of land title records, such as title information and registered land title documents and survey plans.

This section provides links to Director of Land Titles requirements, practice bulletins and practice notes issued by the Director of Land Titles and LTSA Board of Directors' Regulations.

The LTSA's land title services are governed by numerous provincial statutes and regulations. For a complete list, see the Governance page.

The LTSA recommends that all professionals and government entities consult the detailed practice information in the Land Title Practice Manual and obtain guidance on using land title forms from the Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook (aka "Green Book"). Both are available for purchase from the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC.

Certain survey processes require an application to be made to the Office of the Surveyor General. See Applications to Surveyor General.