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.

We're here to support you 

While a lot is changing, our goal to help you succeed and continue with your professional development remains unchanged.  Our office is currently closed to the public but we accept visitors by appointment only.  To book an appointment, contact us at 604.681.5491 or iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.


CIP SPRING SEMESTER |Fall Registration Opens June 13

Want to explore our various educational programs and find out more? Join our FREE Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals webinar on June 16.

Spring exams (July 4 to 15, 2022) - option to write either virtually-proctored, or in-person, at select exam centres. In-person exam scheduling is now open.

Looking for CE credits? Successful completion of a CIP course provides 16 CE credits in BC.

LEVEL 1 LICENSING (Broker & Adjuster) |Summer Registration Open

Our summer virtual class starts July 11! Visit our virtual course page for further details or to register.

For all level 1 licensing course options, visit our licensing home page.

Want to learn more about general insurance licensing? Join our FREE Choose Your Licensing Education Path webinar on June 15.

Virtually Proctored Level 1 licensing Exams:
Exam schedule, registration details, exam competencies, and study skills and exam writing presentation are posted on the licensing exams page. Please visit to find out how to register for a virtually proctored online licensing exam. Questions? Contact Ana Zhdanova.

LEVEL 2 LICENSING | Advance your career!

Fall Level 2 Live Virtual Course registration will open June 13. 
Questions? Contact Sandra Enriquez.
Independent adjuster level 2 courses are available through our semester-based CIP courses. Visit the CIP course page for details. 

Professional Development

CE Credits & Corporate Rate available for groups of 6+
May 26 | Oil & Gas - Learning from Losses & Their Insurance Implications
June 29 | BC New Home Warranty Claims
July 20 | Wildfire Claims in BC
July 28 | BC Farms  

Networking Events

Our highly anticipated annual events are returning in 2022 - in-person!  We will still host virtual events so that members throughout BC can participate.  Note that the health and safety of our members and staff are a priority and in-person events will be subject to Provincial orders and guidelines. 

12th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands - Call for Bands Submissions deadline May 24
The Battle of the Insurance Bands is returning on August 11, 2022!  Submit your band to compete in this popular industry event that's returning in-person in 2022.

14th Annual CIP Golf & Dine Tournament Victoria on June 22 - Registration open!
Secure your spot this Vancouver Island golf tournament at Olympic View Golf Club.  Sponsorship opportunities available - contact Donna at dsalahor@insuranceinstitute.ca .

18th Annual CIP Golf & Wine Tournament on June 17 - SOLD OUT
Sponsorship opportunities still available for this sold out tournament.  Golfer waitlist accepted - email request to Winnie at whon@insuranceinstitute.ca .

7th Annual Okanagan Boat Cruise in Kelowna on August 25 - Save-the-date!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you interested in supporting industry networking events while increasing exposure for your company?  Get on the email list to receive the sponsorship update for the events you're interested in - fill out the Sponsorship Interest Form now.


Congratulations to the graduating class of 2021! The ceremony recording is available on the BC Virtual Convocation page.
2021 BC Graduates
BC Award Recipients (BC and National Awards)

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

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• C11 Broker/Independent Adjuster Credit Form: For successful BC GIE Level 1 Licensing students (broker or adjuster), please complete the Provincial Agent/Broker Licence Credit form

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.

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.


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.