SPAR access requirements

Access to the Seed Planning and Registry (SPAR) application can be obtain for a company or client registered in the application. To obtain access, ministry users will need an IDIR and non-ministry users will need a business level BCeID. Please select from the following options below to learn more about how to request SPAR access.  

For non-ministry users 

To access SPAR, consultants must have a Business B.C. Government Electronic ID (BCeID).

If you are a consultant submitting seedling requests on behalf of your client, please provide documentation from your client authorizing you to access their client account. Please send authorizations to FORHTIP.SEEDHELP@gov.bc.ca

Once you have a BCeID, you can request SPAR access.

Security levels available to private sector clients

Security Level Authorized Actions
View and Report View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. 
Silviculture Supervisor View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter, update, approve and report on seedling requests for their agency. Allocate lots owned by their agency as reserved or surplus. 
Private Nursery View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. Enter sowing dates for their nursery. View and report on seedling requests assigned to their nursery.

To access SPAR, forestry clients (woodlot owners, licensees, consultants accessing their own company) must have a Business B.C. Government Electronic ID (BCeID).

Once you have a BCeID, you can request SPAR access.

Security levels available to private sector clients

Security Level Authorized Actions
View and Report View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. 
Silviculture Supervisor View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter, update, approve and report on seedling requests for their agency. Allocate lots owned by their agency as reserved or surplus. 
Private Nursery View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. Enter sowing dates for their nursery. View and report on seedling requests assigned to their nursery.

 

 For government staff

Government staff working for the FIP program can get access by submitting their IDIR and the required security level to the SPAR Administrator by email to: FORHTIP.SEEDHELP@gov.bc.ca

  • The three security levels available are:

Security levels available to government staff

Security Level Authorized Actions
View and Report View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. 
Silviculture Staff View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter and update and report on seedling requests.
Silviculture Supervisor View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter, update, approve and report on seedling requests Allocate lots as reserved or surplus. 

Staff working for BCTS can get SPAR access by submitting their IDIR user ID, business area name and code, and the required security level to the SPAR Administrator by email to: FORHTIP.SEEDHELP@gov.bc.ca

BCTS Business Areas and Codes

Business Area Business Area Code
Babine TBA
Cariboo-Chilcotin TCC
Chinook TCH
Kamloops TKA
Okanagan-Columbia TOC
Peace-Liard TPL
Prince George TPG
Seaward/tlasta TST
Skeena TSK
Strait of Georgia TSG
Stuart-Nechako TSN

Security levels available to government staff

Security Level Authorized Actions
View and Report View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. 
Silviculture Staff View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter and update and report on seedling requests.
Silviculture Supervisor View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter, update, approve and report on seedling requests Allocate lots as reserved or surplus. 

District and regional staff can get SPAR access by submitting their IDIR user ID, district or region name, and the required security level to the SPAR Administrator by email to: FORHTIP.SEEDHELP@gov.bc.ca

Security levels available to government staff

Security Level Authorized Actions
View and Report View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. 
Silviculture Staff View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter and update and report on seedling requests.
Silviculture Supervisor View seedlot and vegetative lot information online and download or print reports. View, enter, update, approve and report on seedling requests, Allocate lots as reserved or surplus. 

 

For registering seedlots in SPAR

Both ministry and non-ministry users will need Silviculture Supervisor access to register natural stand (class B) seedlots in SPAR. Please note that Ministry Users may enter and update lots within their own Organizational Unit and Non-Ministry Users may enter and update lots where their sign in client profile matches the Applicant Client.

To obtain access please use the Electronic Forest Management Application Access form for SPAR.

Both ministry and non-ministry users will need Silviculture Supervisor and Orchard level access to register orchard seedlots (class A) seedlots in SPAR. Please note that Ministry Users may enter and update lots within their own Organizational Unit and Non-Ministry Users may enter and update lots where their sign in client profile matches the Applicant Client.

To obtain access, please send an email to FORHTIP.SEEDHELP@gov.bc.ca. Please make a note that you will need entering A class seedlots in SPAR and provide your BCeID/IDIR and the client name or client number that you will be registering seedlots for.