BC Housing - Licensed Residential Builders Portal
1: Company
2: Company contact
3: Persons in control
4: Nominee for CPD
5: Primary contact
6: Memberships
7: Past construction
8: General information
9: Confirmation
10: Signature & payment

Application for a Residential Builder Licence

Please be prepared to provide the following information:

  1. For the primary contact and every individual who controls or is able to control the corporation, including all directors.
    • driver's licence
    • date of birth
    • contact information

  2. New homes completed by applicant over the preceding 36 months:
    • address
    • date of completion
    • role played in the construction
    • Registration or woner builder file numbers, if applicable
    • Number of units

  3. For applicants who will be doing business as a general contractor, confirmed deemed qualified status or proof of qualifications as follows:
    • Proof that the nominee(s) for the applicant have successfully completed a recognized training course in each of the seven core competency areas, and a single nominee has 24 months experience managing or supervising residential construction within the last five years.
    • At least one of the persons in control of the company is deemed qualified; or,
    • The company is a subsidiary of a deemed qualified corporation.

Required fee:

A $600.00 fee will be payable once you complete the new licence application. You can pay by credit card online or by cheque, money order or cash.