Licence Search

The Director under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act and the Motion Picture Act has the authority to issue, refuse, suspend and cancel licenses for debt collection, bailiff, debt pooling, travel agency, travel wholesaler, cemetery and funeral service, telemarketing, film retailer, film distributor and theatre businesses. Use the links below to search for currently licensed businesses, for any businesses that have an inactive licence, or for businesses have had a licence application refused, a licence cancelled or currently have their licence suspended.

Active licence search - Use this search to check for a business that has an active license with Consumer Protection BC. This includes collection agents, bailiffs, debt poolers, funeral providers, cemeteries, crematoria, travel agents, travel wholesalers, telemarketers, theatres, video retailers, and motion picture distributors.

Inactive licence search - Use this search to check for businesses that may have closed, voluntarily cancelled or let their licenses expire in the last 12 months. These businesses are not licensed to conduct business in BC. If you locate a business on this list that is still operating in BC, or that you believe may be operating without a licence, please send us an email operations@consumerprotectionbc.ca.

Licensing action search - Use this search to check for businesses that may have had a licence application refused, or a licence suspended or cancelled by Consumer Protection BC in the last 12 months. These businesses are not licensed to conduct business in BC. If you locate a business on this list that is still operating in BC, or that you believe may be operating without a licence, please send us an email to operations@consumerprotectionbc.ca.



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