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Car seat reimbursement allowances

Find out the fee allowances ICBC pays for each type of child car seat or booster seat.

If you need to replace your child car seat or booster seat, you can apply to ICBC for reimbursement of the cost.

Note: ICBC does not reimburse shipping and/or child car seat or booster seat installation.

​No-back booster seat

Appropriate for children who weigh over 18 kg (40 lbs.), a booster seat is required until they are 145 cm (4’9”) tall, or nine years old, whichever comes first. The booster seat must be used with a vehicle’s three-point lap/shoulder seat belt.

Fee allowance: $42 plus tax

 

 
 

​2-in-1 booster car seat

When used as forward-facing car seat, the 2-in-1 seat is appropriate for children over one year old, weighing between 9 kg (20 lbs.) and 18 kg (40 lbs.) or more, based on the manufacturer’s weight limit.

When used as a booster seat, it is appropriate for children who weigh over 18 kg (40 lbs.) and is required until they are 145 cm (4’ 9”) tall, or nine years old, whichever comes first. The booster seat must be used with a vehicle’s three-point lap/shoulder seat belt.

Fee allowance: $135 plus tax

 

 

Removable rear-facing infant car seat

Appropriate for infants up to one year old who weigh 9 kg (20 lbs.) or more, based on manufacturer's weight limit.

Fee allowance: $175 plus tax

 

 

​Convertible style

When used as a rear-facing car seat, the convertible-style car seat is appropriate for infants up to one year old who weigh 9 kg (20 lbs.) or more, based on manufacturer’s weight limit.

When used as forward-facing car seat, it is appropriate for children over one year old who weigh between 9 kg (20 lbs.) and 18 kg (40 lbs.) or more, based on manufacturer’s weight limit.

Fee allowance: $185 plus tax

 

 
 

3-in-1 convertible style

When used as rear-facing car seat, the 3-in-1 convertible-style car seat is appropriate for infants up to one year old who weigh 9 kg (20 lbs.) or more, based on manufacturer’s weight limit.

When used as forward-facing car seat, it is appropriate for children over one year old who weigh between 9 kg (20 lbs.) and 18 kg (40 lbs.) or more, based on manufacturer’s weight limit.

When used as a booster seat, it is appropriate for children who weigh over 18 kg (40 lbs.) and is required until they are 145 cm (4’ 9”) tall, or nine years old, whichever comes first. The booster seat must be used with a vehicle’s three-point lap/shoulder seat belt.

Fee allowance: $195 plus tax

 

 
 

Belt positioning booster car seat

Appropriate for children who weigh over 18 kg (40 lbs.), the belt positioning booster car seat is required until they are 145 cm (4’ 9”) tall, or nine years old, whichever comes first. The booster seat must be used with a vehicle’s three-point lap/shoulder seat belt.

Fee allowance: $70 plus tax


 


Visit Transport Canada for more information on types of car seats.