Correct or Update Registered Information

Register a Non-residential Exemption

Non-residential exemptions are required when a manufactured home is destroyed, dismantled, or used for non-residential purposes such as storage or office space.

The registered owner must complete and submit the following form (instructions are on the form):

Submit the form and supporting documents to us one of the following ways

  • In person at a Service BC location
  • By mail
  • Through a Qualified Supplier (approved service provider)

A verification statement for exemption status changes will be issued upon request. No fee applies.

Note: If the home has been sold with the land and the seller cannot be found to sign the transfer documents, or the registered owner of the home is deceased, please contact us for assistance.

Register a Residential Exemption

Residential exemptions are made when a manufactured home is located on private property.  

Change Ownership: Death of a Joint Owner

If a joint tenant passes away, the surviving joint tenant must complete and submit the following form:

Include the original death certificate or a certified true copy from Vital Statistics.

Submit the form, supporting documents and applicable fee to us one of the following ways:

  • In person at a Service BC location
  • By mail
  • Through a Qualified Supplier (approved service provider)

If you are mailing your request, include a cheque or money order, payable to the Minister of Finance. A small service charge is applied at Service BC locations. If using a service provider ask about their fees.

More change of ownership information can be found under the Buying, Selling or Moving page.

Re-register a Manufactured Home

If a residential exemption no longer applies to a manufactured home, an application must be made to re-register the home.

You will need the following:

  • A Land Title Office search no older than two weeks
  • If a lien appears on the Land Title Office search, a letter of consent is required from the secured party/parties. A faxed or photocopied letter of consent is acceptable.
  • A completed Application for Initial Registration of a Manufactured Home

Submit your documents, plus applicable fee, to us one of the following ways:

  • In person at a Service BC location
  • By mail
  • Through a Qualified Supplier (approved service provider)

If you are mailing your request, include a cheque or money order, payable to the Minister of Finance. A small service charge is applied at Service BC locations. If using a service provider ask about their fees.

Correct Registered Information

If manufactured home information has been registered incorrectly, complete and submit the following form:

Corrections may be made for:

  • Change of location
  • Make/model
  • Serial number
  • Year of manufacture
  • CSA number

Submit the completed application, plus applicable fee, to us one of the following ways:

  • In person at a Service BC location
  • By mail
  • Through a Qualified Supplier (approved service provider)

If you are mailing your request, include a cheque or money order, payable to the Minister of Finance. A small service charge is applied at Service BC locations. If using a service provider ask about their fees.