B.C. Occupational Regulators

Many occupations are governed by a regulatory body. Check with your B.C. regulator to ensure you have the right credentials to work in our province, regardless of where you trained.

For information about labour mobility in Canada, visit www.workersmobility.ca.

Architecture and Construction

Architectural Institute of B.C.
B.C. Association for Crane Safety

B.C. Society of Landscape Architects

Business, Finance and Sales

B.C. Financial Services Authority
Chartered Professional Accountants B.C.
Consumer Protection B.C.
Insurance Corporation of B.C.: Driver Training Industry of B.C.
Insurance Council of B.C.

Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C.


B.C. Registered Music Teachers' Association
Ministry of Children and Family Development: Early Childhood Educator Registry
Ministry of Education: Teacher Certification Branch

Food and Hospitality

Responsible Service B.C.


B.C. Association of School Psychologists
B.C. College of Nurses and Midwives
College of Chiropractors of B.C.
College of Dental Hygienists of B.C.
College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.
College of Dental Technicians of B.C.
College of Denturists of B.C.
College of Dietitians of B.C.
College of Massage Therapists of B.C.
College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C.
College of Occupational Therapists of B.C.
College of Opticians of B.C.
College of Optometrists of B.C.
College of Pharmacists of B.C.
College of Physical Therapists of B.C.
College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.
College of Psychologists of B.C.
College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of B.C.
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of B.C.
College of Veterinarians of B.C.
Lifesaving Society B.C. & Yukon Branch
Ministry of Health: Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board of B.C.

Law and Safety

Attorney General: Gaming, Policy and Enforcement
B.C. Securities Commission
Law Society of B.C.
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General: Security Services
Society of Notaries Public of B.C.
Technical Safety B.C.
WorkSafe B.C.

Natural Resources and Environment

Assayer Certification Board of Examiners
Association of B.C. Forest Professionals
Association of B.C. Land Surveyors
B.C. Forest Safety Council
B.C. Institute of Agrologists
Environmental Operators Certification Program
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources: Mining Health & Safety Branch
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy: Pest Management
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development: Forest Policy and Indigenous Relations Division, Timber Pricing Branch
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development: Natural Resource Online Services

Science and Technology

Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C.
College of Applied Biology
Engineers and Geoscientists B.C.

Social Services and Labour

B.C. College of Social Workers
Ministry of Labour: Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Unit


SkilledTradesBC (formerly the Industry Training Authority)


Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure: Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement