Using the Registry
If you are paid to lobby BC public office holders, you must register your lobbying activities in the Lobbyists Registry.
Our Getting Started - Reference Guide answers common questions about lobbying in BC, including when and how lobbyists need to register with the BC Lobbyists Registry.
If you are paid to lobby BC public office holders, you must register your lobbying activities in the Lobbyists Registry following the timelines set out in the Lobbyists Transparency Act. Our Registration Timelines Infographic provides an overview of the 10, 15, and 30-day requirements.
Detailed information and step-by-step user guides on how to create an account, how to complete a Registration Return, and how to complete a Lobbying Activity Report are available on the Guidance Documents page.
For helpful lobbying activity tracking documents and questionnaires to assist in managing filings with the Registry, please refer to the appropriate document:
- Tracking Lobbying Activities for Monthly Returns: Consultant Lobbyists
- Tracking Lobbying Activities for Monthly Returns: In-house Lobbyists
- Sample Questionnaire for Organizations that are Lobbying
- Sample Questionnaire for Consultant Lobbyists' Clients
Click here to access the Lobbyists Registry.