Homeowners can apply for their current year or their retroactive homeowner grants online through the province.

Service BC Home Owner Grant Administration
Toll Free: 1-888-355-2700
Office: 250-387-0555
Mailing: PO Box 9991 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria BC V8W 9R7

General Home Owner Grant Information

Jurisdiction code for Bowen Island is 321.
Add leading zeroes to your roll number to create an eight character roll number eg. 12345 becomes 00012345

  • Must be claimed on or before July 2 to avoid penalties. 
  • Incomplete, unclaimed or late applications will result in penalty charges
  • The property owner must live at the property to claim the Home Owner Grant
  • Only one owner can claim on one property per year, no matter how many properties owned by that same owner
  • Only one grant can be claimed per married couple each year
  • Only one type of grant can be claimed for a property (senior or disability or basic)
  • Minimum and maximum thresholds for each type of grant are based on the assessed property value, for actual values see Service BC website 

Basic Home Owner Grant

  • A basic home owner grant is worth $570 off property taxes for most properties
  • To qualify you:
    • Must be on title
    • Must live at the property
    • The property must be your principle residence
    • You must be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident
  • Read more about the Basic Home Owner Grant and apply online

Senior Home Owner Grant

People with Disabilities Home Owner Grant

Veteran Home Owner Grant

Retroactive Home Owner Grant

  • You can still claim a home owner grant if you were eligible for the previous year
  • You must have lived at the property last year
  • You must still own the property at the time of claiming
  • Read more about the Retroactive Home Owner Grant and apply online

Low Income Senior Grant Supplement & Low Income Disability Grant Supplement 

For specific questions relating to Home Owner Grants please contact:

Home Owner Grant Administration Branch website
Email: HOGADMIN@gov.bc.ca
Tel:1-888-355-2700 or 1-250-387-0555
PO Box 9991 Stn Prov Govt,
Victoria BC  V8W 9R7