How to get, keep, and renew a residential builder licence. Learn about registering a new home, home warranty insurance and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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.
CPD is a mandatory part of renewing your general contractor licence. Find out all of the details to meet this requirement.
General contractor, developer or building envelope renovator—or a combination of the three? Make sure you choose the correct license type.
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.
Staying licensed is key to maintaining your qualified status. Find out how CPD is part of this, and how qualified status applies to different company types.
If you’re a general contractor, developer, or building envelope renovator and plan to build or sell new homes after your licence expires, you must renew your licence.
The Registrar may suspend or cancel a residential builder licence. Learn how to avoid the most common pitfalls.
Still looking for answers? Our FAQ will help.
Registration & warranty insurance