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The process of applying for a vendor account and/or adding a practitioner to an existing vendor account has changed. Please carefully review ICBC vendor number application requirements​ and/or applying to add practitioners to an existing vendor account​ and follow the links below to begin the application or adding a practitioner process.

If you are treating ICBC customers prio​r to receiving your approved ICBC vendor number or your practitioner addition request approval, you are required to collect payment directly from the customer for those services. We will not accept backdated invoicing for services provided prior to an approved ICBC vendor number.

Please note: Due to a high volume of applications, you will receive a reply from our vendor vetting team approximately ten weeks from the date your application was received.

If your application does not include all of the required documents and meet all of the qualifications, it will be rejected and you will need to re-apply.

As outlined with the launch of the Health Care Provider Invoicing and Reporting (HCPIR) application, our Supplier Programs Coordinators are in the process of emailing vendors to request documentation to reconcile accounts. Vendor requirements can be found below.

Apply for a vendor number or add a practitioner to an existing vendor account​

Ensure to review all requirements listed in the document links below prior to applying for a vendor number or applying to add a practitioner to an existing vendor account. Once you have reviewed this information and you are ready to apply for a vendor number or apply to add a​ practitioner to an existing vendor account, click on the applicable green button. 

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Vendor account updates

To change business information on your vendor account, such as an address, phone number or email, please follow the steps in ICBC vendor account updates​​


​If you have further questions about an ICBC vendor number or your vendor number account, please contact us at


Health care providers and businesses must continue to meet the applicable vendor requirements on an ongoing basis in order to retain their vendor number. Health care providers are responsible for informing ICBC of material changes to their vendor information including, but not limited t​o, changes to their business name/ownership, location, services, and a practitioner’s practice status.

ICBC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withdraw, suspend or deny a vendor number, or to refuse direct billing for specific treatment providers. ICBC may take such action in circumstances that include, but are not limited to:

  • Violation of ICBC's Code of Ethics.
  • Aggressive, inappropriate, and/or abusive behaviour or communication towards ICBC employees.
  • A health care provider is or becomes subject to practice restrictions, limits or conditions.
  • A regulatory body or professional association:
    • Commences or has conducted a misconduct investigation.
    • Reprimands or disciplines a health care provider. ​
  • A health care provider or the business that employs them fails to advise ICBC of a material change in their practice status, including but not limited to a change in registration or membership status with the relevant regulatory body or professional association.​