ICBC Drivers Abstract Online – How to Get Yours Fast & Easy

ICBC driving abstract

ICBC Drivers Abstract Online

What is an ICBC Drivers Abstract? It’s simply your driving record

Kind of like your report card for driving. It shows:

  • The date your driver’s license was first issued
  • Driving tickets you have received in the last 5 years
  • Any driving offenses you’ve received in the last 5 years

To get your ICBC driving records

To get your ICBC driver’s abstract, simply head over to the ICBC websiteOpens in a new tab., and enter your driver’s license number and name, ICBC keyword, date of issue, and card serial number (on the back of your driver’s license). Then enter where you’d like the records to be emailed. You can have them emailed to yourself and/or directly to another email address of your choice (such as an employer). Within minutes, the email will arrive. Related: British Columbia Driver’s License & Vehicle Guide.

COVID-19 Update for ICBC Drivers Abstract Online

ICBC is currently only accepting requests for abstracts online. If you need to reset your ICBC keyword, call 1-800-950-1498.

Get your driving records ICBC

Get Your ICBC Drivers Abstract Online

You can get 3 types of records:

  1. Driver’s abstract
  2. Insurance and claims history record
  3. Commercial vehicle driving record (National Safety Code abstract) for your employer

You can also get your ICBC Driver Factor Number, which is a new metric for ICBC to measure your risk as a driver. You will need your driver’s license number to request your ICBC abstract. After requesting your records, you’ll receive them by email.

Check your spam or junk folder if you don’t see your email.

Sample ICBC Drivers Abstract

ICBC Drivers Abstract Online - How to Get Yours Fast & Easy
Sample ICBC Driver’s Abstract

ICBC Abstract, Driving Record Types

1. Driving Record / Driver’s Abstract

You can get the regular driver’s abstract, which shows when your license was first issued, and any tickets and/or offenses from the last 5 years. You might need your driver’s ICBC abstract if you:

  • Move away from BC to another province or country
  • Need to become a member of a car-sharing company, such as Evo or Modo
  • Need to become a volunteer for school activities such as field trips
  • *This is a public record of your basic driving history for the last 5 years

2. Insurance And Claims History Record

You can get your claims history record. It shows:

  • Your insurance coverage history
  • Your claims history for up to the last 20 years

You may need this ICBC Insurance and Claims History Record if you’re moving away from beautiful British Columbia. You will likely need it when you go to get insurance in your new place of residence.

3. Commercial Driving Record / National Safety Code Abstract

You may need a National Safety Code abstract if you’re applying for employment. This is a record of your driving history. In addition, it shows commercial vehicle-related convictions from the last 5 years.

Send your ICBC Abstract Directly To Your Employer

ICBC can mail or email your records to another organization of your choice. Prepare your driver’s license number when you call. Office hours are 8 am – 5 pm

B.C., Canada and the U.S.


1-800-663-3051

Lower Mainland


604-661-2800

Fleet Requests For NSC Abstracts

Fleet operators can request NSC abstracts. You can use the National Safety Code Abstract Request formOpens in a new tab.. Send or fax the completed form to:

ICBC Licensing Support Services
Box 3750 910 Government Street
Victoria BC V8W 3Y5

Fax: 250-978-8012

Carmen Cohoe

Carmen became a driving instructor at the age of 22 in beautiful North Vancouver, BC, and taught many drivers for almost a decade including brand new drivers, drivers from various countries, and seniors, using automatic & standard vehicles and a minivan. She created BC Driving Blog in 2012.

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