HPC Permit & Incorporation

Applying For Your Health Profession Corporation (HPC) Permit

A corporation incorporated under the Business Corporations Act may apply to the CCBC board for a HPC permit to carry on the business of providing chiropractic services to the public by completing the following:

  1. Make sure that before applying for the HPC permit, you are already incorporated with BC Registry Services.
  2. Login to the Registrant Portal with your email address and password.  
  3. Select Add/Update Health Profession Corporation (HPC) Permit (under Online Services).
  4. Complete the new application for HPC Permit & upload a true copy of the certificate of incorporation of the business name, as well as the Notice of Articles you would have received from BC Registry Services. 
  5. Select pay outstanding balance and make an online payment of the $150 corporation permit application fee with credit card. See Schedule C – Fees.
The president of a corporation applying for a permit or the designate must promptly advise the board in writing of any change to the information contained in the permit application.

Application fees are non-refundable.

Permits are valid from the issue date shown until the following next July 31. Please note, between June 1- July 31 of each year new applications for Health Profession Corporation Permits are not available.

Renewal of Health Profession Corporation Permit

A health profession corporation that intends to continue to provide chiropractic services to the public must, before its permit expires, apply for a renewal of the permit by completing the following during registration and renewal:

  1. Login https://renew.chirobc.com and
    select the green renew button. (Note: HPC permit renewal is embedded in
    the CCBC license renewal application.)   
  2. Pay the $75 corporation renewal fee online. See Schedule C – Fees.
If there is more than one full registrant under the corporation, the person who renews their license first will also be renewing the permit.

A renewal permit is valid until the next July 31. Failure to renew by July 31 will result in cancellation of your corporation on August 1. Registrants can re-apply for a new corporation by following the steps above. 

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