Who Does Not Require a Permit for an Armoured Vehicle?

Under the Armoured Vehicle and After-Market Compartment Control Regulation, you can operate an armoured vehicle without a permit while performing your job if you are a:

  • Police officer
  • Armoured car guard or security guard with a valid B.C. security worker licence
  • Government employee operating an armoured vehicle as part of your job
  • Diplomat
  • Licensed vehicle salesperson or registered motor dealer
  • Certified mechanic with a repairer’s license

You also do not need a permit to operate an antique-plated armoured vehicle or a military vehicle covered by the Defense Production Act.