If you’re driving in B.C. as a tourist, you can drive with your existing insurance for up to six months – as long as you have a valid out-of-province driver’s licence and your vehicle is properly licensed in your home jurisdiction.
You may be eligible for an exemption from licensing and insuring your vehicle in B.C. if you have a valid out-of-province driver’s licence and your vehicle is properly registered, licensed and insured in your home jurisdiction (Canada or USA).
You will also need to be:
To submit your application, please have ready:
ICBC – Student Exemption135 – 151 West EsplanadeNorth Vancouver, B.C., V7M 3H9
When driving in B.C., please keep the following documents in your vehicle:
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