Life Insurance

Important Notice   

Please note the Licensing team will be away at a department training session on Thursday, September 29, 2022, and the Insurance Council's office will be closed on Friday, September 30, 2022, in recognition of the federal holiday. The Licensing team will be available again to respond to phone and email inquires when the office reopens on Monday, October 3, 2022. 


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?