Welcome to the Insurance Institute of British Columbia.

How can we help you?


Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and licensing courses.

Our office is currently closed to the public.  We can accept visitors by appointment only.  To book an appointment, contact us at 604-681-5491 or iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.

We are here to support you virtually! 

While a lot is changing, our goal to help you succeed and continue with your professional development remains unchanged. 

Virtual Trivia - "Around the World" 

$35 entry includes at $25 f&b gift card.  Join us from anywhere!

From food to landmarks to fascinating facts - let's travel the world!  Join us for a fun evening of trivia and connect with peers/clients - from the comfort of your home.

Register for Virtual Trivia: Around the World - June 10 at 5-7pm PDT 


Summer Level 1 Live Virtual Course | Registration Now Open!

Class starts June 24! For further details, or to register, visit our virtual licensing page.

Virtually Proctored Level 1 licensing Exams:
The monthly online exam schedule has been posted to the licensing pagePlease visit to find out how to register for a virtually proctored online licensing exam. Questions? Contact Ana Zhdanova.


Summer Level 2 Live Virtual Courses | Registration Now Open!

C130: Essential Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - One Week Condensed
Start Date: July 26
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: August 11
Registration Deadline: July 19

C131: Advanced Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - One Week Condensed
Start Date: August 23
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: September 9
Registration Deadline: August 16

These courses are exclusively for individuals working toward a level 2 broker licence. For questions, contact Sandra Enriquez.

CIP FALL SEMESTER | Registration opens June 14!

All our fall semester classes are live-virtual classes. 

Spring exams are virtually proctored and available from July 2 - 14, 2021.
Fall exams are virtually proctored and available from November 29 to December 13, 2021.

Professional Development – CE CREDITS

Register early for webinars:
June 17 | Digital Insights & Innovation for the Broker | 10:00 - 11:30 am PDT
June 23 | Time Management for the Insurance Professional | 9:00 - 11:00 am PDT
July 13 | Top Cases & Industry Developments in P&C Insurance | 9:00 - 11:15 am PDT

Upcoming webinars:
July 20 | ICBC Auto Insurance Update
September 14 | Foundational Skills to Statement Taking
September 22 | Introduction to Business Interruption
September 29 | Earthquake
October 5 | Advanced Skills to Statement Taking
October 20 | Advanced Business Interruption

Virtual Networking Events

Join us for virtual events to stay connected with colleagues/clients - from the comfort of your home.

June 10 | Virtual Trivia: Around the World | 5-7pm PDT - Register now!
June 17 | Virtual Trivia Tournament of Champions - FREE to attend & network.  Cheer on the contestants!
July 22  | Virtual Cider Tasting | 5-7 pm PDT


Thank you for joining us to celebrate the graduates!
Watch the BC Convocation Ceremony here!

BC Grads 2020

BC Award Recipients 2020

Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:

11th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
1st Annual Bowling Tournament Photos
Live Burn at Lions Bay Photos

Halloween Bash 2019 Photos
Wine Tasting at Sandhill Winery in Kelowna Photos

Vancouver Convocation Photos
Thompson Okanagan Convocation Photos
Victoria Convocation Photos

New Climate Risks Report

Extreme weather will impact every area of insurance - our new Climate Risks report explores risks and solutions. Read the report.

Trends Papers from the CIP Society

New papers added frequently!  Read up on the latest industry trends with these free online resources offered by the CIP Society for all members. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

Take advantage of your membership benefits

We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn more about the benefits now.

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• Fall 2021 CIP Schedule [pdf]
• Credit Transfer: For Level 1 Licensing/BC GIE students please use Provincial Agent/Broker Licensing form and send in certificate

Broker or Adjuster Licensing:

Licensing Courses
• Please visit our Licensing pages for more information on becoming a licensed broker/agent or adjuster in BC.
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Home Study Kit [pdf]
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Live Virtual Course [pdf]



If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.