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Commercial Vehicle Licence

Any vehicle operating as a commercial vehicle under the Commercial Transport Act, or any vehicle used for the collection and/or delivery of merchandise or other commodity in the ordinary course of business, requires a licence. 

Burnaby participates in the Provincial Commercial Vehicle Licence program by collecting fees and issuing commercial vehicle licence decals in accordance with Provincial requirements.

For more information, please Contact the Licence Office.

Fees & Information

To obtain a Commercial Vehicle Licence, the vehicle owner or operator must apply in person at the Licence Office with current Vehicle Registration papers. The vehicle must be insured for business use. The Commercial Vehicle Licence expires annually on December 31. A decal purchased in November or December is valid through to the following year.

Commercial Vehicle Licence Fees are payable to the Burnaby Licence Office by cash, cheque, Interac or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). Per the City of Burnaby Fee Recovery Bylaw 13640; for payments made by credit card a fee of 1.75% will be charged at the time of the transaction to recover the costs the City of Burnaby pays for accepting credit cards as payment.

Commercial Vehicle Decals

Fees based on Gross Vehicle Weight
Up to 2,800 Kg. $25.00
2,801 to 11,800 Kg. $30.00
  11,801 to 20,000 Kg.  $35.00 
  20,001 Kg. and over  $40.00 
  Out of province plates/Pro rate  $30.00 

Commercial Vehicle

  • Commercial Vehicle Licencing Bylaw

    VehiclesMore Read Burnaby's commercial vehicle licensing law.
  • Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

    Ministry of TransportationMore Information about commercial drivers and vehicles in BC.