How do you qualify for PST exemption as a farmer? Did you know the Farmer ID Card is specifically designed to offer BC farmers and ranchers exclusive benefits and convenience? It is the only card recognized by the provincial government as proof of qualified farm status and is accepted by many retailers for PST exemptions on specific farm purchases.
By purchasing a Farmer ID Card you:
- receive access to exclusive benefits and savings – including discounts on farm insurance from The Co-operators, Chrysler fleet discounts, hotels and car rentals, Mark’s discounts, Park’N Fly and more. Check them out here!
- have a convenient way to show your farm status – no need to carry your BC assessment notice, use your card to show farm status.
- save time and money – immediately save on PST eligible products with no paperwork required!
If you own or lease farm land in BC you can apply for the card.
As a Farmer ID Cardholder you’re also supporting BCAC’s work to grow BC into the most robust and sustainable agricultural province in Canada.
For more info about the Farmer ID Card, to apply or to renew your card, click here.
Already have a card? Use the new online cardholder login to access your discounts 24/7. Click here to login
Have more PST questions? Bulletin PST 101 Farmers is a great resource from the Ministry of Finance that details what you need to know about PST exemptions for BC farmers and ranchers.