Status & Name Changes

Important Dates

The following dates are applicable if you are applying for a change of status in lieu of renewing your active registrant status for the 2022 fiscal year:

November 30, 2021:

  • registration renewal deadline;
  • your complete application and any applicable fee(s) must be received by the ABCFP. A late fee will be added if you fail to complete all required steps by this date.

January 31, 2022:

  • final deadline;
  • if you do not take action by this date, your registration will be cancelled and you will no longer legally be allowed to practice professional forestry in British Columbia. This may leave you vulnerable to practice infringement.

Change of Status Options

Leave of Absence

Not working in BC or Trainees putting registration on hold.


Return to the practice of professional forestry.


55+ years of age and retiring from the practice of professional forestry.


End your registration with ABCFP.

Name Changes

Name Changes

Legal name change.