Life Insurance


Important Notice
To prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Insurance Council is temporarily conducting business via phone, email and online only. Please see our information about how to submit a Licence Application, including changes to acceptable criminal record checks, on our COVID-19 Update page.


In British Columbia, a life insurance agent or agency is a licensed intermediary who is authorized to sell life and/or accident and sickness insurance products and services.

For details about qualification, application forms, instructions and fee schedules, please select the type of licence you wish to apply for below.

Please note: The LLQP (Life Licence Qualification Program) is a required certification if you, or your organization want to sell life insurance products in BC.

Looking for more information about what a life agent is and what their professional obligations are?  See our booklet: Becoming a Life Insurance Agent - What You Need To Know (.pdf)

What Type of Life Insurance Licence Are You Applying For?