Moving and your licence
Welcome to B.C.! You have 90 days to switch over your licence after moving to B.C.
Driver licensing and COVID-19
You’ll need to book an appointment for most driver licensing services. Masks and physical distancing are voluntary when visiting a driver licensing office.
If you're coming from another province or territory in Canada, here's
how to exchange your licence.
Learn how to get a B.C. licence
if you're from the U.S.A., China, India, the U.K, or any other country or region.
If you are moving away from B.C.
you have a current B.C. driver's licence and are moving, check with
your new licencing authority about what you will need to get a new
driver's licence. Your B.C. licence will remain valid for a 90 days
after you cease to be a resident in B.C.
If you have current Autoplan insurance with ICBC, learn more about what you need to do when you're moving away from B.C.
It's important to have the right document(s) to
prove how long you've been driving.
Apply for health care coverage in B.C. using these enrolment forms.
In B.C., if you move, you are required to update ICBC with your new primary residential address within 10 days. Whenever you change address, you should make sure your vehicle licence, registration, and insurance is up to date to maintain your coverage.