Contact Us

Hours of Operation

8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Teacher Regulation Branch is closed on statutory holidays. If a statutory holiday falls on a Sunday, the proceeding Monday serves as the statutory holiday.


Use the feedback form to email us for general inquiries or contact the specific areas listed.

Please note: credit card data should not be emailed. Thank you.


604 660-6060 (Metro Vancouver)

Toll-Free Telephone

1 800 555-3684 (within Canada and the United States)


604 775-4859

Mailing Address

Teacher Regulation Branch
Ministry of Education
400-2025 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V6J 1Z6


Pay parking for visitors is available in the underground parking lot accessible from Maple Street.

Scent-Sensitive Environment

The Teacher Regulation Branch is a scent-sensitive environment. Due to health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, staff and visitors are asked to be considerate in their use of such products when reporting to the office and to be aware that they may be asked to refrain from using such products, should this be required. Thank you for supporting our health and safety guidelines.

General Inquiries

Don't know who to ask for? Our receptionist will help you find the best person.
Call us at 604 660-6060.

Specific Inquiries

If you have inquiries about specific areas, please use the following contact information:

Applying and Qualifying for a Teaching Certificate in British Columbia

  • Register for an information session on certification criteria and the application process

  • Check the status of your application: online in the Applicants' Area or refer to your Required Items correspondence

Accessing Services for Certificate Holders

  • Pay your annual practice fee, access proof of certification, authorize a criminal record check, update your contact information: online in the Certificate Holders' Area

Making a Report or Complaint against a Certificate Holder

Providing Input or Making Comments to the BC Teachers' Council

Accessing Services for Employers of Certificate Holders

Inquiries from the Media