Insurance Filing Requirements

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Insurance Companies and Fraternal Benefit Societies

Insurers Incorporated in the Province of British Columbia

Filings Required
Penalties for Non-Compliant Filing

Please note that the above filing submissions are subject to Non-Compliant Filings Administrative Penalty under the Administrative Penalties Regulation of FIA.

If you have any questions or concerns with the filing process, please contact Financial Reporting & Standards of the Financial Institutions Division via email at [email protected].

Insurers Licensed in the Province of British Columbia

Every insurance company and fraternal benefit society incorporated in British Columbia, or incorporated under the laws of a jurisdiction other than British Columbia (“extraprovincial insurance company”), that held a business authorization for this Province at the end of its latest fiscal year is required to file year end information with this office and pay an annual fee.

Filings Required

All filing requirements should be sent by email, subject line should include Company Name and the word ‘Filing’, to [email protected].

Filings Required in BC from Federally Regulated Canadian Insurers and Canadian Branch (foreign) Insurers:

Filings Required in BC from Other Provincially Regulated Life and P&C Companies:

Please note that in addition to filing with this office, the British Columbia Financial Institutions Act (“FIA”) requires all extra provincially authorized companies to be registered with the Corporate Registry office. Details regarding the filings required by the Corporate Registry can be found at BC Registries and Online Services. Failure to comply with the filing requirements of the Corporate Registry may result in the cancellation of your extraprovincial registration with that office.

Filing Deadlines

Please refer to the deadlines listed in the corresponding link of Filings Required.

Penalties for Non-Compliant Filing

Please note that the above filing submissions are subject to Non-Compliant Filings Administrative Penalty under the Administrative Penalties Regulation of FIA.

If you have any questions or concerns with the filing process, please contact Financial Reporting & Standards of the Financial Institutions Division via email at [email protected].