Government of B.C.

What you'll need

  • Government-issued identification for everyone in your household
  • Proof of citizenship or landed immigrant status

Overview

The services below can help you:

  • Settle in B.C.
  • Buy or rent a home
  • Set up household utilities 
  • Get licensed to drive a car or motorcycle
  • Get government-issued identification
  • Register for B.C.'s Medical Service Plan (MSP) 
  • Find work in B.C.

Start

Find immigration services

Immigration information, tools and resources for newcomers to B.C.

Find [OPTIONAL]

Get a BC Services Card

British Columbia-issued I.D. that provides access to B.C. government services.

Get [MANDATORY]

Apply for Medical Services Plan (MSP)

Public health insurance for British Columbians and their dependents.

Apply [MANDATORY]

Change your address

Update personal and/or business records with multiple government organizations.

Change [OPTIONAL]

Start driving in B.C.

Get a B.C. driver's license, register your vehicle or get auto insurance with ICBC.

Start [OPTIONAL]

Open or update a BC Hydro account

Electrical service at your home or business with BC Hydro.

Open [OPTIONAL]

Request land title search, change and transfer

Land title search, registry, change and transfer services in British Columbia.

Request [OPTIONAL]

Find a job in B.C.

Browse job opportunities right where you want to live and work in B.C.

Find [OPTIONAL]

Find a job with the B.C. government

BC Public Service jobs for existing employees and external applicants.

Find [OPTIONAL]

Register for BCeID

Online ID for secure access to B.C. government services.

Register [OPTIONAL]

Contact

Contact us Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5pm Pacific Time.

Victoria: 1 250 387-6121
Vancouver: 1 604 660-2421
Outside Vancouver and Victoria: 1 800 663-7867
Outside B.C.: 1 604 660-2421

Telephone service for the deaf or hard of hearing: dial 711 or Text 1 604 660-2421

Email: serviceBC@gov.bc.ca