B.C. has an extensive network of charging infrastructure for visitors with electric vehicles to meet their travel needs. This provides drivers with a large choice of conveniently placed stations to charge their electric vehicles province-wide. Go Electric BC provides information on the location of public charging stations along highways, and in communities throughout the province, that are now open, making it easy to travel across the province in an electric vehicle.
There are a several charging networks that operate within B.C. – each with their own system, and membership cards, which are low cost or free to use. To save time when charging your electric vehicle, it is recommended that you register for these networks ahead of time.
Before you travel to B.C. you can also apply for a decal which allows electric vehicles to access the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes in BC regardless of the number of people in the car.
For a seamless travel experience on your EV, please consider a few suggestions on EV Charging station etiquette.
For current road conditions, visit Drive BC. For information about rules and regulations, see our Need to Know page.