Travel Insurance Mandatory Exam Information

The British Columbia Travel Insurance Exam

A Notice, issued by the Insurance Council of British Columbia on January 5, 2005, announced that "Travel Agents engaged in the sale of Travel Insurance receive a limited conditional exemption from the Licensing Requirements under the Financial Institutions Act". The Notice went on to say that as of January 1, 2005, only the travel agent or wholesaler that is registered under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act (BPCPA) is required to hold a restricted travel insurance license with the Insurance Council of British Columbia. Click here for full details.

The Saskatchewan Travel Insurance Exam

The General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan (GICS) sets standards for applicants and licensees in the insurance industry that promote professionalism, competence and integrity. The GICS also serves as a link between the insurance industry and the consumers of insurance products and services. Click here for full details.