LAND
U P D A T E

March 3, 2008

Land Title Fees to Increase
Effective April 1, 2008

Effective April 1, 2008, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia will increase some of its Land Title Act base fees. Following is a list of the Land Title fees affected. Note: All searches, imaged copies and electronic filing fees also have a BC Online (BCOL) fee of $1.50.


Searches and Imaged Copies

Listed below are the LTO fees for searches and imaged copies done either at a government office or from a location outside a government office.

Title Search (Including Pre and Post Search)
(outside a government office)
Old
$8.10* ($6.60 + 1.50 BC OnLine)
New
$8.15* ($6.65 + 1.50 BC OnLine)

Title Search (Including Pre and Post Search)
(at a government office)
Old
$9.07* ($7.57 + 1.50 BC OnLine)
New
$9.10* ($7.60 + 1.50 BC OnLine)

Name Search/Power of Attorney Search/Strata Plan General Index
(outside a government office)
Old
$3.50* ($2.00 + 1.50 BC OnLine)
New
$3.55* ($2.05 + 1.50 BC OnLine)

Imaged Copies
Old
$12.65* ($11.15 + 1.50 BC OnLine)
New
$12.70* ($11.20 + 1.50 BC OnLine)

* GST applies to the total fee.

Note: LTO Fees for copying microfiche documents and plans
have not changed.




Land Registration Fees

Indefeasible Title

Paper
Electronic
Old
$65.65
$64.15 + 1.50 (BC OnLine)*
New
$66.15

$64.65 + 1.50 (BC OnLine)*

Charge

Paper
Electronic
Old
$65.65
$64.15 + 1.50 (BC OnLine)*
New
$66.15

$64.65 + 1.50 (BC OnLine)*

Cancellation of a Charge

Paper
Electronic
Old
$27.30
$25.80 + 1.50 (BC OnLine)*
New
$27.50

$26.00 + 1.50 (BC OnLine)*

Plans*
(Reference, Explanatory, Subdivision and Strata)

Paper
Electronic
Old
$54.00
$54.00
New
$55.00*

$55.00*

*Plus all indefeasible title fees noted above, if applicable

State of Title Certificate

Paper
Electronic
Old
$12.65
$10.60* ($9.10+1.50 BCOL)
New
$12.70

$10.70* ($9.20+1.50 BCOL)*

Caveat / Judgement / Certificate of Pending Litigation
(Paper only)

Old
$27.00
New
$27.50

Certificate of Charge
(Paper only)

Old
$12.65
New
$12.70

* GST applies only to the BC OnLine fee except for State of Title Certificates where the GST applies to the whole fee.

Note: West Coast's Land fees have not changed.
Our fees remain the same as outlined in our February 2000 Fee Schedule
.

If you would like a copy of the Land Title and Survey Authority Fee Structure, please contact Cyndy Patterson in our Client Services department at 604.659.8610 or toll free at 1.800.553.1936. You may also e-mail your request to info@wcts.com. The new Fee Structure may also be found on the Land Title and Survey Authority website at http://www.ltsa.ca/ltsa_fees.htm.