Accommodation Providers

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The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General has reaffirmed the benefits to consumers of licensing accommodation rental operators in British Columbia. Their review of the Travel Industry Regulation and consultation with travel stakeholders and regulators in other jurisdictions confirmed the requirement for licensing in this important travel service industry segment. To read Government's statement and a summary of Consumer Protection BC's engagement activities and recommendations on this issue, please click here.

Consumer Protection BC has streamlined the application process for accommodation rental providers and has assembled the necessary forms for you on this page to assist you to complete your application.

Please contact the Licensing Section by phone at 1-888-777-4393 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions regarding your application.

You can obtain a complete application package here - Download

Fee Schedules - 2012 Fee Schedule - Download - Effective January 1, 2012

  1. Licence Application Checklist - Download
  2. Application Form - Download
  3. Statutory Declaration for a Residential Address - Download
  4. Verification of Financial Information - Download
  5. Consent for Criminal Record Search - Download
  6. Statutory Declaration of Criminal Record - Download
  7. Security Requirements
    Travel Agent Requirements - Download
    Travel Wholesaler Requirements - Download
  8. Security Calculation Worksheet - Download
  9. Sample Safekeeping Agreement - Download
  10. Sample Letter of Credit - Download
  11. Sample Surety Bond - Download
  12. Consumer Protection BC Logo Request - Download
  13. Credit Card Payment Authorization Form - Download