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Remember, don't drive with an expired driver's licence because you won't be covered if you're involved in a crash.
No, unfortunately, you can't get a refund for any years remaining on your B.C. driver's licence. Driver licensing fees contribute to the cost of the card and to road safety programs. It helps keep our road safe for everyone.
You may contact
RoadSafetyBC at 1-855-387-7747 and advise them of your concerns. Learn more about
driver re-exam road tests and
tips for senior drivers.
As a temporary foreign worker in the
Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program, you may drive for up to 12 months on a
valid licence from your home country.
If you’re staying longer than 12 months and
want to continue driving, you’ll need to get a B.C.
driver’s licence. For more information, please contact
The government has an action plan to bring ridesharing to BC by fall 2019. ICBC will continue to work with government and industry on the details of insurance products and licencing requirements for taxis and ridesharing companies.
No changes to existing business rules have yet been made. All customers are responsible to ensure they are protected with the right licencing and insurance coverage for how they use their vehicle under current legislation.
Before you pick up your first passenger, you will need:
You will also need:
Talk to your broker to make sure you have the right coverage for how you use your vehicle and check with the municipality where you plan to operate for any additional requirements.
If you’re involved in a crash without having completed all necessary requirements, there could be very serious financial consequences including potentially having to repay the full value of all claims that arise and forfeiting coverage for your own injuries as well as damage to your vehicle. Passengers and other injured parties are protected by the insurance coverage purchased on the vehicle, which always includes Basic Third Party Liability and Accident Benefits. Your passengers may also have access to other sources of coverage through their own vehicle, driver’s licence, or from a member of their household.
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