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EFS Package Management

Learn how to use EFS to submit applications in a package to the land title office and surveyor general.

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Electronic File System Submissions

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Submit a Package to the Land Title Office or to the Surveyor General’s Office

After you have filled in and saved your land title documents or statutory applications to the Surveyor General, you can use EFS to submit the documents in a package to the land title office or Surv

Submit a Plan to the Land Title Office or to the Surveyor General’s Office

The Survey Plan Certification, with the image of the plan attached, is created by a BC land surveyor and sent by email to the lawyer or notary responsible for submitting the plan to the land title

Property Transfer Tax Return Creation

To pay Property Transfer Tax, you must complete and file a Property Transfer Tax form in EFS.

Corrective Declarations and Plan Alterations

A corrective declaration or plan alteration is is submitted to correct or update information provided in an earlier submission to the land title office, alter a plan in response to a Defect Notice

Withdrawal Requests

You can submit a request for a partial or complete withdrawal of an application to the land title office.

Electronic Meets

An Electronic Meet is a package to which multiple parties can contribute documents.

View Packages

Your package and associated notifications are retained in myLTSA for 90 days after registration.

View Notifications

Notifications are sent to your myLTSA Inbox and email if forwarding options are set. They are stored with the package and on the View Notifications page.

Preliminary Review Process

Caveats, Certificates of Pending Litigation, Injunctions, Security Act applications and Expropriation Act (Provincial) transactions, plan cancellations and any accompanying plans, undergo preliminary inspection by land title office staff prior to the application receiving an immediate application number, date and time.

Land Title Package Statuses

This is a list of all of the statuses a package or documents in a package to the land title office may receive.

Surveyor General Package Statuses

This is a list of all of the statuses a package to the Surveyor General may receive.

Notification Types

A list of notification types and the event that triggers it.

Tips for Uploading Large Packages

Your browser, size and location of your files can affect how quickly your files load in EFS.