Who We Are:

The Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors is a self-governing body charged with the responsibility of setting educational requirements, examining for admission, and regulating professional land surveyors to perform legal surveys within British Columbia, Canada.

Additional ABCLS video presentations


The ABCLS “2015 – 2017 Strategic Plan” is now available.


A look at BC Land Surveyors in action:

What is Land Surveying?


Mission Statement

The association of British Columbia Land Surveyors protects the public interest and the integrity of the survey systems in British Columbia by regulating and governing the practice of land surveying in the province.

Vision Statement

The association of British Columbia Land Surveyors will fulfill its public trust as a progressive accountable profession.


We believe:

  • in the importance of ensuring the quality of the survey structure and standards
  • in the ideals of being impartial and transparent
  • in upholding the professional competency of our members
  • in acting ethically and with integrity
  • in our reputation, history, legacy, and traditions