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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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. 

CIP FALL SEMESTER | Registration Open!

All our fall semester classes are live-virtual classes. Click to view our fall course schedule [pdf], or visit our CIP courses page.

Fall exams are virtually proctored and available from November 29 to December 13, 2021.


Fall Level 1 Live Virtual Course | Registration Now Open!

Class starts September 14! For further details, visit our virtual licensing page. For the registration form, click here.

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 Ana Zhdanova.


Summer Level 2 Live Virtual Courses

C131: Advanced Skills of Insurance Broker/Agent - One Week Condensed
Start Date: August 23
Final Exam Virtually Proctored: September 9
Registration Deadline: August 16

Fall Level 2 Live Virtual Courses are also available: visit our broker/agent level 2 page for details.

These courses are exclusively for individuals working toward a level 2 broker licence. For questions, contact Sandra Enriquez.

Virtual Networking Events 

Networking Events Survey - Tell us your opinion with 2 questions!
Our environment is changing quickly but it's our goal to continue offering networking opportunities for our members.  We want to know if you have a preference for virtual or in-person events in the fall.

Professional Development – CE CREDITS

Save-the-date for fall webinars:
September 22 | Introduction to Business Interruption
September 29 | Earthquake
October 14 | Statement Taking
October 21 | Home Warranty
October 27 | Healthy Buildings
November 3 | Advanced Business Interruption


Grads can expect to receive information in early fall for the upcoming convocation.  Questions?  Contact Winnie at whon@insuranceinstitute.ca 

Watch the BC Convocation 2020 Ceremony here!

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
• Fall2021 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.