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.

Retirement of PDF Forms for Land Title Applications

The Director of Land Titles will begin to retire PDF versions of certain land title forms as of December 13, 2020. The following forms are currently available in Web Filing.

Retirement dates for each PDF form are as follows:

Form Name Retirement Date
Claim of Builder’s Lien December 13, 2020
Form 17 Charge February 1, 2021
Form 17 Cancellation February 1, 2021
Form 17 Fee Simple February 1, 2021
Local Government Filing Form February 1, 2021
Strata Property Act Filing Form February 1, 2021
Form A Freehold Transfer May 1, 2021
Form B Mortgage May 1, 2021
Form C Release May 1, 2021
Form C Charge May 1, 2021

Once PDF forms are retired, Web Filing forms will be required for land title submissions in myLTSA. PDF versions of retired land title forms will only be accepted if they were executed or e-signed before the indicated retirement dates.

Please note, for survey plan submissions to the Land Title Office, the Application to Deposit (DSPL) and the Survey Plan Certification (SPC) forms will continue to be available as PDF forms.

Customers are advised to prepare and plan for the scheduled retirement of the PDF versions of land title forms, and to visit the Web Filing page in myLTSA to start preparing Web Filing forms. Tutorial videos and help articles for Web Filing are available on help.ltsa.ca. The myLTSA Technical Support team is available to answer questions and help resolve any issues you may experience.

For more information, contact customerservice@ltsa.ca.

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