Notices to all applicants:
Online Knowledge Test: A passed knowledge test will be required during the application review process for any application submitted beginning April 7, 2021. You will need to obtain a business BCeID in order to complete the test. Please read NSC Notice 01-2021 for full details.
Extended Processing Time: Due to continuing high volumes of applications, the current wait time for applications to be reviewed is up to twelve (12) weeks. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received. There is no option to pay for expedited service.
Transportation Network Service (TNS) providers: If you are seeking to operate a business that will allow ride-hailing in BC, please do not use the online application. Contact the NSC office directly at NSC@gov.bc.ca or
250-952-0576 for application instructions
Where can I get an
If you have a credit card, you can complete and submit an
application and $200 non-refundable application processing fee over the Internet by
clicking on the following link for the new NSC Safety
Certificate On-line Application. Priority will be given to
applications completed on-line.
Personal information is collected by the Ministry of Transportation and
Infrastructure under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of
Privacy Act (FOIPPA) for assessing application into the National Safety Code
Program. Should you have any questions about the collection of this personal
information please contact: Manager, National Safety Code, PO Box 9250 STN PROV GOVT
Victoria, BC V8W 9J2 250-952-0577
The application has been built to be fully compatible with
Internet Explorer 6.0 and you will also need Adobe Acrobat Reader. The application
may work other browsers but has not been tested.
Alternatively, you can get a copy of the application package by:
Using the New NSC Safety Certificate On-Line
Application to Submit a Completed Hard-Copy Application To The NSC Application
If you do not have a credit card or do not want to send your
credit card information over the Internet, you can still complete an application
using the new NSC Safety
Certificate On-line Application.
Simply use the application and click CANCEL when you arrive at the
payment screen. On the next screen, click on PRINT PREVIEW to generate a .PDF
version of the completed application, print out a hard-copy (i.e., paper copy) of
the completed application and submit this print-out, all supporting documents and
the $200 non-refundable application processing fee to the National Safety Code
The physical and mailing addresses and fax number for the National
Safety Code Office are identified in the new NSC Safety
Certificate On-line Application.
NSC Application Contents
Prior to completing your application, it is
strongly recommended that you refer to the
Safety Guide, Meeting Your National Safety Code
Obligations in British Columbia.
The Carrier Safety Guide and the Safety Certificate
application refer to several additional sources
of important information. You are encouraged
to review this information while completing
your application. All the information is available
Standardized log books, trip inspection forms,
and other publications are available for purchase
through the BC Trucking