A passenger transportation licence is needed to operate inter-city buses (ICBs) in British Columbia. This web page has forms and information for different types of ICB applications. Public notice of ICB applications and decisions is provided in the latest Weekly Bulletin. Recent ICB applications are also listed on our bus application webpage.

ICB Applications

APPLY Starting a New ICB Service
Application Guide

Step A

Guide 14:  

I want to start a new ICB service or add a new ICB route


Note: See Start a New Route (Simplified) if you want to start operating on a route that does not currently have an ICB service.

Branch Forms

Step B

Special Authorization Application Package 

Board Forms

Step C

  1. Required:
    ICB Forms Package
  2. Optional:
    Condensed Operating Plan
Send

Step D

Send your application to the Branch in Coquitlam.

APPLY Starting a New ICB Route - Simplified
Board Package

Step A

Simplified ICB Application Package

I want to start operating on a route that does not currently have an ICB service.

Branch Forms

Step B

Special Authorization Application Package 

Send

Step C

Send your application to the Branch in Coquitlam.

APPLY Reducing or Eliminating ICB Service
Application Guide

Step A

Guide 15:  
I want to reduce minimum service levels or eliminate a route for my ICB service

Branch Forms

Step B

Special Authorization Application Package

Board Forms

Step C

  1. Required:
    ICB Forms Package
  2. Optional:
    Condensed Operating Plan
Send

Step D

Send your application to the Branch in Coquitlam.

Public notice of ICB applications and decisions is provided in the latest Weekly Bulletin. Recent ICB applications are also listed on our bus application webpage.