It can be difficult to know what to buy someone for a celebration or special occasion. Perhaps you are thinking of buying a gift card for a friend and family member. Here’s a reminder about what the law in BC says about expiration dates and fees when it comes to gift cards.

An overview of the gift card laws in BC

In BC, there is a law called the Prepaid Purchase Cards Regulation – we oversee this law and it outlines rules about gift cards. The following chart about gift card expiration dates and fees might come in handy when you’re doing your shopping. If you want to know more about BC’s gift card law (there’s a lot more to know!), explore the gift card information on our website.

Gift card rules in BC

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