BC Driver's Licence and Services Card

Check out the information and technology used for the BC Driver's Licence and Services Card:

See the front of the Driver's Licence and Services Card
See the back of the Driver's Licence and BC Services Card

 

1. BC Driver’s Licence and Services Card
The card is both a driver’s licence and a BC Services Card.   


2. Name
The first, middle, and last name of the individual.


3. Card Issued Date
The date an individual had their identity verified at an ICBC driver licensing office.


4. Card Expiry Date
Renew your BC driver’s licence and Services Card by this date.


5. Driver’s Licence Number


6. Date of Birth


7. Magnetic Stripe
Used by card readers, it contains the same information that appears on the card.


8. Personal Health Number
A unique number assigned by the Ministry of Health to eligible beneficiaries.


9. Barcode
Used by scanners, it contains the same information that appears on the card.


10. Chip
Every BC Services Card has a chip embedded in it for future access to government services in-person and online. The chip does not store any personal or medical information. If your card is lost or stolen, the chip can be deactivated to prevent someone else from using it.


11. Driver Licensing Restrictions
Details in this area relate to your driver’s licence.


Get Your Card

Eligible B.C. residents can apply for a BC Driver's Licence and Services Card the next time they renew their driver's licence*.

*Exception: The Enhanced Driver's Licence (EDL) cannot be combined with a BC Services Card. If you have an EDL you need to get a Photo BC Services Card.

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