Forms, Guidance & Resources
Use these resources and forms to guide you to stay current and up-to-date on licensing requirements.
Passenger transportation industry updates help you stay current and up-to-date on news, notices and important information that will help you stay compliant.
Passenger Transportation RegistryThe registry provides public access to information about British Columbia passenger transportation licence applicants, licensed operators and application decisions.
- Passenger Transportation Board Weekly Bulletin
A weekly summary of new special authorization applications, notices relating to public application hearings, application decisions, and other industry information.
- CVSE Bulletins, Compliance Circulars, Forms and Notices
Learn what's new with the National Safety Code, Commercial Permits and Vehicle Inspections from Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE)
- Registrar Forms and Reference Documents
Application forms and compliance documents provided by the Registrar of Passenger Transportation
- Board Forms and Reference Documents
Special Authorization forms and guides provided by the Passenger Transportation Board
Vehicles & Licences
The type of vehicle you operate and the service you plan on providing determine what type of passenger transportation licence you need.
In addition to the requirements for the special or general authorization licence, you’ll need to provide documents for each vehicle you register.
Fees & Payments
Various fees and payments exist in relation to passenger transportation licences
Passenger Directed Vehicle Driver Requirements
Drivers of taxis, limousines, or ride-hail vehicles must meet provincial requirements.
Licensees who hold a PDV Authorization or a TNS Authorization must fulfill provincial data requirements
You must meet safety requirements for operating a passenger transportation service in B.C. including meeting the national safety code.
Compliance & Enforcement
Avoid penalties and violation tickets. Follow laws, regulations and rules to keep up-to-date on licensing requirements.
ICBC - Getting your commercial driver's licence
If you want to drive a taxi, bus or other commercial vehicle, learn the process and requirements for obtaining a commercial driver's licence in B.C.
Registrar of Passenger Transportation
Contact the Registrar for questions about applications or compliance and enforcement actions.
Passenger Transportation Board
Contact the Board for questions about the Board mandate and processes or appeals of administrative penalties imposed by the Registrar. The Board does not answer questions about decisions.
Consumer Protection BC
Consumer Protection BC is a not-for-profit corporation that protects consumers and encourages a fair marketplace in British Columbia