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 

The IIBC office is open to walk-in visitors on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 9am and 4pm.  If you require an alternate time, please contact us at 604.681.5491 or iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca, to book an appointment. We are closed on weekends and Statutory holidays.


CIP FALL SEMESTER | Registration Open

Want to explore our various educational programs? Join our FREE Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals webinar on August 25.

To view the fall schedule, download the schedule here [pdf], or go to the CIP Courses page.

Semester exams have the option to write either virtually-proctored, or in-person, at select exam centres.
Spring exams: July 4 to 15, 2022 
Fall exams: December 1 to 15, 2022

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. Registration deadline is July 15.

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

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!

Summer Broker Level 2 Live Virtual Courses registration is open for those working in a brokerage.
Fall semester-based Level 2 Live Virtual Course registration for broker and independent adjuster is also open. Visit our CIP Courses page
Questions? Contact Sandra Enriquez.

Professional Development

CE Credits & Corporate Rate available for groups of 6+
June 29 | BC New Home Warranty Claims
July 20 | Wildfire Claims in BC
July 28 | Fundamentals of Farm Insurance  
September 21 | Heritage Buildings

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
The Battle of the Insurance Bands is returning on August 11, 2022!  Band submissions under review. Ticket sales open late June.

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.