How to get, keep, and renew a residential builder licence. Learn about registering a new home, home warranty insurance and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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Builder licensing essentials
Are you a general contractor, developer or building envelope renovator and want to build a new home in B.C.? First, you must become a licensed residential builder.
General contractors must meet qualifications for a new residential builder licence. Find out about the training and experience required.
Learn about how to qualify for a new residential builder licence using a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition review.
General contractors, developers, and building envelope renovators must renew their residential builder licence every year to keep their licence in good standing.
CPD is a mandatory part of renewing your general contractor licence. Find out all of the details by downloading our guide.
How to keep your profile on the portal up-to-date, including changing your contact info, your CPD nominee, or your company name and structure.
The Registrar may suspend or cancel a residential builder licence. Learn how to avoid the most common pitfalls.