Except where indicated, the following forms are in PDF. All forms can be filled out online or printed and filled out by hand. You can save these forms or send them by email.

If you have any questions about using these forms, please email our Tariff helpdesk at

Duty counsel/Advice lawyer forms
Vendor application/Lawyer Portal/direct deposit forms

New Vendor Applications

To obtain a private bar vendor number, your current status must be listed as practising with the Law Society of BC or your application cannot be processed. Please complete the Lawyer Vendor Application Form-A below, sign it, and email to, or fax it to 604-682-7967. (All forms are fillable and savable.)

Once the application is approved, the new vendor information will be entered into our Lawyer Portal system and you will be issued a private bar vendor number. Please read the General Terms and Conditions before using any part of LABC Tariffs.

Lawyer Vendor Application Form-A

Vendor Number Reactivation

To apply to reactivate your vendor number or to have conditions on your eligibility to receive contracts removed or modified, complete the required fields in the form below then email or fax the form to 604-682-7967.

If Legal Aid BC (LABC) deactivated your vendor number or imposed conditions on your eligibility to receive contracts, you must demonstrate that the reasons for deactivation or conditions have been addressed. Additional information to support your reactivation may be provided by attaching a letter and/or documents.

Vendor Number Reactivation Form-B

Banking/Direct Deposit for EFT Payments

Have you changed your bank account or law firm? Please complete the Lawyer Direct Deposit Form-C below as required and email it to or fax it to 604-682-7967.

Lawyer Direct Deposit Form-C

  • An email address must be provided for us to send notification of your payment being deposited. (It can be different from the one on your Lawyer Vendor Application Form.)
  • Please allow 3 business days after receipt of email notification for the electronic funds transfer (EFT).
  • Payment stubs are available online under “Change to the Lawyer Portal” within 3 business days.

If you have any questions about completing the forms, contact LABC at 604-601-6111 or by email at