How to File & Pay

You can file and/or pay insurance premium tax:

Online Using eTaxBC

You can logon to eTaxBC to file your return or pay. If you don't have an eTaxBC account you can enrol for access to your existing tax account.

By Mail or Courier

You can send your completed return and/or payment to:

Mailing Address Courier Address
Ministry of Finance
Income Taxation Branch
PO Box 9444 STN Prov Govt
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9W8
Ministry of Finance
Income Taxation Branch
1802 Douglas Street
Victoria, B.C. V8T 4K6

Payments must be made in Canadian funds by cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance, or using banking services. Do not send cash.

Remember to write your account number on your payment so your account can be easily identified when your payment is processed.

Your tax return and payment are considered on time if they are sent by:

  • mail and the envelope is postmarked by Canada Post on or before the due date. A business postage meter mark is not sufficient.
  • courier and it’s received by the ministry by the close of business at 4:30pm on the due date.

At a Government Office

You can submit your completed return and payment at one of the following locations:

  • Service BC Centre
    Payments must be made in Canadian funds by cash, debit, cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance. See the Service BC website for locations and hours of operation.
  • 1802 Douglas Street in Victoria (drop box only)
    Payments must be made in Canadian funds by cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance. Cash, debit and credit card payments aren't accepted.

Remember to write your account number on your payment so your account can be easily identified when your payment is processed.

Your tax return and payment are considered on time if you submit them in person and they are received by the ministry or Service BC by the close of business at 4:30pm on the due date.