If you don't drive, you can use a B.C. identification card as ID instead of a driver's licence.
Anyone 12 or older can apply for a BCID card.
To get a BCID card
Note: If you're under 19, you'll need parental consent.
Your new BCID card will be mailed to you within four to six weeks.
Find a list of fees for BCID cards.
No longer driving? A BCID card is provided free of charge when you turn in your B.C. driver's licence.
You can change your address on your BCID card one of two ways:
We're currently phasing in a new change of address sticker that goes on the front of your BCID or driver's licence. All driver licensing offices will have the new sticker by the end of 2012.
Please note, older stickers that go on the back are still valid until you renew your licence or BCID. If you change your address online or over the phone, you'll also get the old sticker.
To notify us of your name change, please go to any driver licensing office. You should bring with you:
Note: BCID cards issued since 1997 have an expiry date. From April 1, 2002, BCID cards without an expiry date are not recognized as valid identification.