Front Counter Services
Chauffeurs permits are processed for taxi cab and limousine drivers of companies that are located in Burnaby. An official letter from the company stating an offer of employment must be provided. The applicant must attend the main detachment in person and provide two pieces of accepted identification (ID) and must poses a valid BC driver’s license with a class 1, 2 or 4. As well, a social insurance number (SIN) card and two color passport size photographs must also be provided.
There is a $60.00 administration fee which is payable by cash, Visa, MasterCard, debit card, or money order (made out to the City of Burnaby) and must be paid in full before the application will be processed. . All payments made by credit card will be subject to a 1.75% service fee. Chauffeurs Permit requests are processed within three to five business days. Please note that processing times may be longer depending on each individual’s circumstances.
- Primary ID - must be picture - BC Driver's License, BC ID, Canadian Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Citizenship Card (issued in the last 10 years only), Native Status Card, other Provincial ID and Driver Licenses.
- Secondary ID - MSP Care Card, Firearms License, Canadian Visa (affixed to a foreign passport), and Immigration Documents.
*Please note, the new BC Services Card combines the BC Drivers License and Care Card. This Services Card is considered one form of ID.
*Two pieces of accepted ID, one of which must be a photo ID, is required for all services provided at the front counter. *
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