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​​​Moving and your licence

Welcome to B.C.! You have 90 days to switch over your licence after moving to B.C.

Driver licensing and COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, ICBC has made changes to some driver licensing processes and procedures. Visit our ICBC COVID-19 page for the latest updates.

Moving from within Canada

If you're coming from another province or territory in Canada, here's how to exchange your licence.

Moving from outside Canada

Learn how to get a B.C. licence if you're from the U.S.A., China, India, the U.K, or any other country or region.

Prove your driving experience

It's important to have the right document(s) to prove how long you've been driving.



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Your insurance

Whenever you change address, you should make sure your vehicle licence, registration, and insurance is up to date to maintain your coverage.

BC Services Card

Apply for health care coverage in ​B.C. using these enrolment forms.


If you are moving away from B.C.

Any driver with a current B.C. licence that moves to another jurisdiction should check with their new licensing authority about the requirements needed to obtain a new driver's licence.

If you have current Autoplan insurance with ICBC, learn more about what you need to do when you're moving away from B.C.