Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook

Practice Point

Prepare your electronic land title forms with accuracy

This publication is essential for: anyone who prepares electronic land title forms in BC

Since introducing e-filing, the accuracy and precision of conveyancers filling out land title forms has never been more important for land title application registrations.  Published under authority of the Land Title and Survey Authority of BC, the Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook assists you in proper completion of land title forms in BC. This guide begins with a discussion of select Land Title Act provisions and the Director of Land Titles’ general requirements. Subsequent chapters each focus on a specific form, taking you step-by-step through how to complete each field, and providing you with pointers, recommendations, and mistakes to avoid.

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • rapidly complete land title applications with fewer errors
  • understand the idiosyncrasies of each electronic land title form
  • reduce the frustration of working with electronic registration technology

Buy today and conquer electronic land title forms!

Highlights of the 2019 update

  • incorporates legislative amendments to Part 10.1 of the Land Title Act, effective November 15, 2019
  • displays new images of all revised land title forms
  • contains revised instructions to reflect changes to legislation, Director’s Directions, and LTSA practice

Book Authors

Nancy Hancharyk
Tim Jowett


The Editorial Board wishes to acknowledge and thank the following staff with the BC Land Title and Survey Authority who have worked diligently to ensure the manual remains a vital reference work for conveyancing practitioners:

Nancy Hancharyk, E-business Examination Specialist
Tim Jowett, Deputy Registrar and Senior Manager, E-business


The Editorial Board would like to express particular appreciation to Wendi J. Mackay, who retired this year after almost 30 years on the Editorial Board, most of those as Chair. She has devoted endless hours to the land title system and the legal profession through her work on the manual.


1. Land Title Act—Selected Provisions

2. Director’s Directions for Electronic Land Title Forms

Electronic Transfer Forms

3. Form A—Freehold Transfer

4. Form B—Mortgage—Part 1

5A. Form C (Charge)

5B. Form C (Release)

6. Form D—Executions Continued

7. Form E—Schedule

Other Electronic Forms

8. Declaration

9. Form 17

10. Strata Property Act Filing Form

11. Survey Plan Certification

12. Application to Deposit Plan at Land Title Office

13. Local Government Filing Form

14. Claim of Lien Form (Builders Lien Act)

Appendix I. Examples of Preferred Forms of Affidavits

Appendix II. Prescribed Standard Mortgage Terms

Appendix III. Instructions for Electronic Filing

Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook is recommended to all professionals by the BC Land Title and Survey Authority as a resource for obtaining detailed land title electronic forms information.

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