Life Insurance Regulation

Life insurance agents and brokers are regulated and licensed by the following regulatory bodies in Canada. Complaints against agents and brokerages are handled differently from province to province. Contact the regulatory authority for additional information and questions and concerns.


Financial Services Commission of Ontario
5160 Yonge Street
P.O. Box 85
Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6L9
Telephone: (416)-250-7250
Toll free: 1-800-668-0128
Fax: (416) 590-7070

British Columbia

Insurance Council of British Columbia
Suite 300 - 1040 West Georgia Street
P.O. Box 7
Vancouver, BC V6E 4H1
Telephone: (604)-688-0321
Toll-free within BC 1-877-688-0321


Alberta Insurance Council
Suite 500 – 222 – 58th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB T2H 2S3
Telephone: (403)233-2929
Fax: (403)233-2990


Insurance Council of Manitoba
466-167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T6
Telephone: (204) 988-6800
Fax: (204) 988-6801


Life Insurance Council of Saskatchewan
Suite 310 - 2631 - 28th Avenue
Regina, SK S4S 6X3
Telephone: (306) 757-1988
Fax: (306) 347-0525

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Department of Finance
Financial Institutions Division
Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
PO Box 2271
Halifax, NS B3J 3C8
Telephone: (902) 424-5613
Fax: (902) 424-1298

Prince Edward Island

PEI Securities Office
Consumer, Corporate and Insurance Services Division
Department of Justice and Public Safety
95 Rochford Street
4th Floor, Shaw Building
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Telephone: (902) 368-4550

Newfoundland and Labrador

Department of Government Services
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: (709) 729-2595

New Brunswick

Superintendent of Insurance Department of Justice - Insurance Branch
Kings Place
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-2541
Fax: (506) 453-8548

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