Here's how to book an appointment to apply for an enhanced identification card (EIC), and details on what you need to bring.
You must book an in-person appointment, held at a designated driver licensing office, to
Here's what you need to book, reschedule, or cancel your appointment:
|If you want to||Then you need|
|book an appointment||a B.C. identification card (BCID) or a Canadian or U.S. driver's licence.|
|reschedule or cancel an appointment||your booking confirmation number.|
Due to a Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) change, anyone using a Canadian Citizenship Certificate issued on or after Feb. 1, 2012 as ID cannot apply for or renew an EDL or EIC.
ICBC is working with CIC and hopes to be able to accept this document in the near future. Please check back for updates. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Appointments must be booked ahead of time, either online or by phone.
The easiest way to book, reschedule, or cancel an appointment is online.
Hours: Available 4 a.m. to midnight Monday to Saturday and 9 a.m. to midnight on Sundays.
Note: To book online, you must already have a B.C. driver's licence (BCDL), BCID, EDL or EIC.
If you have not previously held a BCDL or BCID you will need to book by phone.
Call the EDL Customer Line at 1-866-972-6888 Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Note: The customer line is unable to provide earlier appointment times than those available on the Online Booking service.
A combination EIC/BC Services health care card is not available.
If you would like a BC Services health care card, do not make an EIC appointment. Just visit any driver licensing office.
Prepare for your appointment by completing the application checklist.
When you come in for your appointment, you need to bring
If you're not sure whether you have the right ID, visit an EDL and EIC driver licensing office in B.C., or call:
Note: If you are driving a far distance to attend and EDL or EIC appointment, we recommend that you call us before your appointment to confirm what ID and documents you need to bring with you.
Booking confirmation number
Once your EIC application appointment is confirmed, you'll receive a booking confirmation number.
Important! Be sure to record the number and keep it safe for future use.