LTSA Announces Modest Fee Changes

Most LTSA services fees, including Land Owner Transparency Registry fees will increase by a small amount as of April 1, 2023. LTSA uses revenue from fees to cover operational costs and address the impact of inflation. Learn More

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Online Change of Name on Title Application for BC Property Owners

LTSA has introduced a new online application for property owners to change a name on title. Learn More

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Front Counters Open By Appointment Only Alert Level: LOW

Please be aware that LTSA’s Land Title Office front counters are open by appointment only. Many common transactions are now available online. To book an in-person visit, contact the Customer Service Centre at 1-877-577-LTSA (5872) .

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Claim of Builders Lien Online Application Now Available

File a Claim of Builders Lien application online at The new online application includes the option to easily prepopulate key information. LTSA encourages customers to use the online form to submit an application online, by mail or in person.

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REMINDER: Retiring the PDF Versions of Property Transfer Tax Returns

Effective December 14, 2020, Property Transfer Tax (PTT) returns must be submitted using the new web-based return that aligns with Web Filing. Customer are reminded the following PDF forms will no longer be available:

  • Property Transfer Tax Return (FIN 530)(PDF)
  • Additional Property Transfer Tax Return (FIN 532)(PDF)
  • Property Transfer Tax Calculator for Residential (FIN 536)(PDF)

Calculating the additional PTT and further 2% tax on residential property over $3,000,000 can be completed in the web-based return.

PDF versions of PTT forms or a previous version of the web-based PTT return that is signed on or before December 13, 2020 will be accepted until December 20, 2020.

The December 14th update of the web-based PTT return will be the only valid return for new executions completed on and after December 14, 2020.

Refer to LTSA Help for information related to using the web-based PTT return. For more information about PTT requirements, visit the ministry’s Information for Legal Professionals on Filing a Property Transfer Tax Return webpage.  You can also find out what’s new or subscribe to receive email updates when information changes on the ministry’s website.

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