FARMER ID CARD

FARMER ID CARD

Exclusive Farmer Discounts and Benefits

Flash your Farmer ID Card to access coloured fuel, farmer only tax benefits, insurance and travel discounts and exclusive offers from businesses that want your business. The BCAC Farmer ID Card* is government recognized and only available through the BC Agriculture Council.


HOW TO GET A FARMER ID CARD

There are many ways that you can sign up - just pick the way that suits you the best!

Simply apply using one of the options below:

1. Apply online by CLICKING HERE

2. Download & complete the PDF Application (English) (Punjabi), then e-mail it to us at info@bcac.ca.

3. Call our office toll free at 1.866.522.3447 and we can walk through an application over the phone or send you a hard copy application by fax or mail.

CARD BENEFITS

The BC Farmer ID Card is a program specifically designed to offer farmers and ranchers exclusive benefits.


Offering

Value

The Co-Operators Farm Insurance

Save 5% on Farm Insurance.

CLICK HERE and enter your postal code to find an advisor in your area to learn more.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Tickets

Purchase any number of tickets and receive a discount of up to 30% off. Starting at $33/person.

Mark’s Work Wearhouse

Receive a 10% discount on selected work wear apparel, gloves and footwear.

Chrysler Fleet Discount

From $3,900 to $14,500 depending on make and model of vehicle

Collette (travel)

Save an extra $100 off per person.

Work n' Play Chilliwack

Cardholders receive a 15% discount off regular priced merchandise.

Finning Canada

Holders of a valid BC Farmer ID Card save up to $3575 CDN on their next purchase of a "new" qualifying Cat machine. The program may be applied to multiple machine purchases.

Discount amounts subject to change in accordance with fluctuations in the CDN/USD exchange rate. Contact Finning for full details.

Car/Truck Rental

Reduced rates for car rentals with Alamo, National, and Enterprise. Discounts vary depending on season, availability and type of vehicle.

Annual WALI Fee Exemption

Exempt from $150 annual WALI fee.

Hotel Discounts

Brand Names – Best Western, Crowne Plaza, Days Inn, Fairmont, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Hyatt, Marriott, Radisson, Sheraton, Ritz-Carlton, Westin, Hertz, Budget, Avis, Enterprise, Alamo and many others

Other Hotels include Boutiques, Resorts, Vacation Rentals, B&Bs and Extended Stay options;

Choice Hotels

Save 15% off the best available rates at Choice

Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn,

Clarion, Rodeway Inn, Suburban, MainStay

Suites and Ascend Hotels).

Park'N Fly

Save at Park'N Fly locations across Canada - Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Ottawa, Halifax and Winnipeg

Private Health Service Plan

A tax effective program for businesses to provide a wide range of health expenses tax-free to you and your employees and to allow your business to write-off the expenses.

Group Health and Dental Plan

Access to a low cost group health and dental insurance program for you, your employees and family members (stand-alone or complements your private health services plan)..

Life Insurance

Group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance program available to you, your family and your employees, with coverage up to $500,000 for each.

Long Distance Phone Plan

Reduce your monthly phone bill with this long distance savings plan (3.9 cents/minute for members and 5 cents/minute for non-members). All calls between subscribers only 2.5¢/min!

Travel Plan Insurance

Competitive rates for all your travel insurance needs, including health and trip cancellation

Succession Planning

Expert consultation and assistance in creating a customized and effective estate and succession plan

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE FARMER ID CARD?

The Farmer ID Card is specifically designed to offer farmers and ranchers exclusive benefits and convenience.

It is the only card recognized by the provincial government as proof of qualified farm status. It is also accepted by many retailers for PST exemptions on specific farm purchases.


WHO CAN PURCHASE THE CARD?

The card is available to all qualified B.C. farmers and ranchers as defined by BC Assessment. If you own or lease farm land in BC, you can apply for the card.


IS THE REVENUE FROM THE CARD USED TO BENEFIT AGRICULTURE?

Yes. Revenue from the card is used to stabilize member association dues and improve services and programs offered by BCAC that benefit the farmers and their associations.


By purchasing a card, you're supporting BCAC's work to grow B.C. into the most robust and sustainable agricultural province in Canada.


WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ON PST EXEMPTION FOR FARMERS?

Bulletin PST 101 - Farmers from the BC Ministry of Finance will help answer your questions about the provincial sales tax (PST) and how it applies to BC farmers. View it by clicking here.