COVID-19 Notice

In order to protect the health and well-being of our employees and customers, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) is restricting access in all Land Title Offices to only its employees, direct access pass holders and Registry Agents until further notice.

Land Title Office front counters are closed; all other office operations continue as usual. Follow us on Twitter for updates.

    • About Accessing Records

      All current titles from 1990 onward and most documents and plans are stored online and are available electronically via the LTSA’s Search Services access via myLTSA Enterprise. Land title records before the 1990s are stored in microfilm or in paper.
    • About Land Title Practice

      Land Title services are focused on examining applications under the Land Title Act, registering various land title transactions and providing copies of land title records, such as title information and registered land title documents and survey plans.
    • Director of Land Title Directions

      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 User Guides and Publications

      This page provides access to various guides and publications to support the use of the LTSA's Electronic Filing System (EFS)
    • Land Title Forms

      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.
    • Land Title Practice Bulletins and Notes

      The Director of Land Titles periodically issues land title practice bulletins that provide practice direction on land title registration procedures and requirements, as well as land title practice notes that provide instruction and advice relating to land title records, forms and procedures.
    • Common Errors Leading to Defect

      The lists below show the most common land title application errors that result in a refusal to register and the issuance of a defect notice. Customers who submit applications to a land title office may find this list helpful to avoid errors.
    • Quality Verification Program

      The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has introduced a Quality Verification program with lawyers and notaries to ensure electronic filing subscriber compliance with Part 10.1 of the Land Title Act. Compliance with the Act is critical to maintaining the integrity of BC's land title system.
    • Web Filing

      The introduction of Web Filing forms is one of several steps towards streamlining land title submissions, increasing efficiency and accuracy, and maintaining a secure and reliable electronic filing system.
    • Submissions to Surveyor General

      This section contains information relating to Statutory Applications to Surveyor General and Associated Plans, and other submissions to the Surveyor General.
    • Circular Letters

      Circular Letters formally provide information and clarification on Surveyor General Services policy and procedures, and also formally announce major business change requirements.
    • Directions to Land Surveyors

      From time to time, the LTSA circulates direction to all land surveyors on specific Application and Survey Plan requirements. Access these informal direction documents in this section.
    • Surveyor General Resources

      Find useful links, resources, and other publications relating to the Surveyor General.
    • Integrated Survey Area Program

      The Integrated Survey Area Program establishes an infrastructure of coordinate control monuments within developing areas. The network of coordinate control monuments provides a standard vertical and horizontal reference system that supports mapping, engineering, surveying and other works.
    • Survey Plan Datasets

      The submission of survey plan datasets by British Columbia land surveyors via myLTSA Enterprise is mandatory as of June 15, 2016.
    • Surveyor General Practice Bulletins

      This page provides access to various guides and publications to support the use of the LTSA's Electronic Filing System (EFS) accessed on myLTSA Enterprise.
    • Surveyor General Forms

      The PDF versions of most Surveyor General forms are now retired. Land surveyors must use the Web Filing versions of these forms moving forward. Learn more in this section.
    • History of the Surveyor General

      A history of BC's Office of the Surveyor General, and early events that affected the Survey Structure

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