Welcome to the Insurance Institute of British Columbia.

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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 from Tuesday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm.  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 Spring Course Schedule [pdf]  →
CIP Courses page  → 

Spring Semester Exams: July 4 - 17, 2023
July exam sessions will be a choice of virtually-proctored, or in-person, at select exam centres.

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

LEVEL 1 LICENSING - Broker & Adjuster | Virtual Summer Course

Summer Virtual Class starts July 11. Virtual Level 1 Course Details & Registration  →

Licensing exams in-person or virtually proctored online:
Exam schedule, guidelines, study skills, registration details are posted online - Licensing Exam Registration  → 

LEVEL 2 & 3 LICENSING | Spring Semester | Registration Open!

On-demand Level 2 & 3 licensing exams open for registration.
Broker/Agent Level 2  →

Convocation FAQ

Get the answers to your questions about your CIP designation, diploma and convocation - Convocation FAQ page →

Professional Development

CE Credits & Corporate Rate available for groups of 6+ 
June 13 | Delegated Authority: The Magic Behind the MGA Marketplace
June 19 | Underlying Risks of Solar Panels
June 22 | Top Cases & Industry Developments in P&C Insurance
June 29 | Cyber Coverage & Claims in Canada
July 5 | Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) – Turning Information into Actionable Intelligence
August 2 | Bucket vs. Searchlight – a Scientific Approach to Investigating Exceptional & Suspicious Claims

Networking Events - in-person

Our highly anticipated annual in-person events have returned!  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.

Golf Tournaments - sponsorship opportunities available:
June 1 | CIP Golf & Wine Tournament | Hazelmere Golf Course in Surrey - SOLD OUT
June 23 | CIP Nine & Wine Tournament | Rivershore Estate & Golf Links in Kamloops - Few team spots remain!
July 13 | CIP Golf & Dine Tournament | Olympic View Golf Club in Victoria - Registration open!

July 20 | Kelowna Boat Cruise - Registration opening soon!
August 10 | Battle of the Insurance Bands - Registrations opening soon!

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.

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

12th Annual Battle of the Insurance Bands
7th Annual Kelowna Cruise & Schmooze
18th Annual CIP Golf & Wine Tournament 
14th Annual CIP Golf Tournament Victoria

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.