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.

Malheureusement, ce contenu n’est actuellement pas offert en français. Veuillez communiquer avec le Service aux membres, au 1 866 362-8585 ou avec l’institut/la section de votre région afin d’obtenir de l’aide.

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 Cooking Class - Registration extended to March 3

Trevor Bird, renowned chef, will guide you in this interactive step-by-step cooking class to create a delicious 2-course meal.  Learn to never overcook fish again! Enjoy your meal with other guests while you network and have some great laughs!  Don't miss out.

Register - Virtual Cooking Class with Trevor Bird on March 11

CIP SPRING SEMESTER | Registration Open!

Please visit the CIP course page to register for spring semester, or take a look at our  Spring 2021 CIP Schedule[pdf].
All our spring classes are live-virtual classes. 

Winter exams are virtually proctored and available from April 1 - 14, 2021. There is an alternative solution for qualified students from April 19 - 23.
Spring exams are virtually proctored and available from July 2 - 14, 2021. There is an alternative solution for qualified students from July 19 - 22.


Spring Level 1 Live Virtual Condensed Course | Registration Open!

Class starts April 19! 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 Donna Salahor.

Professional Development – CE CREDITS

Register early for webinars:
Mar 3 | Maximizing Subrogation in Fire Loss Claims | 1 - 3pm PT
Mar 10 | Heritage Buildings: Complexities & Cost Impacts | 9 - 11:15am PT
April 1 | Risk & Resiliency in Property Insurance | 8:30 - 11:30 am PT

Webinars coming soon - check back for updates:
April 7 | Commercial General Liability: Introduction
April 14 | Commercial General Liability: Advanced
April 22 | Alternative Dispute Resolution Case Study
May 4-6 | Symposium BC


Thank you for joining us to celebrate the graduates!  A recording of the ceremony will be made available soon.

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
• Spring 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.