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.

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Level 1 Licensing Summer Fast Track - Registration Open

Our popular 6-day fast track licensing course is back for the third consecutive year. Register early, as this course sold out last year!
Dates:      July 25, 2018 to August 1, 2018 (no class Sat/Sun)
Time:        6 full days | 9am to 4:30pm + exam date: August 7 or 13 
Location: Insurance institute of BC | 1110 - 800 W. Pender St. | Vancouver
Cost:        $850.00 (includes textbooks, tuition, exam, membership, shipping and taxes)

For further details, or for home study transfers, please contact Sandra Enriquez or visit our fast track licensing page.

CIP Spring classes - Register now while there is still space.

Expand your expertise. Build your brand. Create your career.
View the Spring 2018 CIP schedule and choose your course and format now.

Symposium BC 2018: West Coast Affairs - April 24 

7-day count down!  We're excited to have Marco Iannuzzi, a dynamic Keynote Speaker at Symposium BC! 

Thank you to our generous sponsors:
Mutual Fire Insurance | Keynote Sponsor
Envista Forensics | Seminar Sponsor
Paul Davis Systems | Seminar Sponsor
Winmar Restoration | Breakfast Sponsor
Peninsula Adjusters | Lunch Sponsor
BCIT | Cocktail Hour Sponsor


Professional Development

May  1  | Let's Talk Strata Insurance: From Marijuana Use to Deductible Disputes | 1-4:15pm | Victoria | Highland Pacific Golf Club
May 15 | Documentation - What it Takes to Investigate Income | 8:45am - 12pm | Insurance Institute of BC
June 7  | Strata Water Loss Workshop | 8:45 a.m. -Noon | Vancouver | UBC Robson Square

Jun 15 | 16th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament - Vancouver | Hazelmere Golf Course | Surrey | Register early! 50% sold already!
Jun 20 | 12th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament - Victoria | Olympic View Golf Club | Victoria | Registration now open!
July 12 | 5th Annual Okanagan Boat Cruise | Okanagan Lake | Kelowna | Registration opening soon!

Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:
Wine & Dine at Salt
9th Battle of the Insurance Bands
Meet & Greet in the Valley (Langley)

Another way to get your CE hours with us

You know we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. Learn more. 

CIP Student? Download our mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students (with additional available for in-app purchase), and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. Discover how it can help you with your study and professional needs.

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.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

Is your member profile up-to-date? Check it now!

Keep your member profile up-to-date with your home contact details, so that we can continue to keep you in the loop if you make a career change or move companies. It's easy to update your profile now! Just go sign in to your member account with your Member ID, and update your profile.  To do it by phone, or for any questions, please contact Member Services.

Ask the Institute - now updated!

Education Questions? Ask the Institute! You’ll find the answers to questions our students ask the most. We want to help you make the most of your student experience so you can get ahead in your career and stay there! Learn more at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/ask.

Handy Resources:

• Virtual Learning and Examinations
Spring 2018 CIP Schedule
• BC Manual Registration Form 
• Credit Transfer: For Level 1 Licensing/BC GIE students please use Provincial Agent/Broker Licensing form and send in certificate

General Insurance 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
Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Fast Track Course


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.