The angler's residency will determine the fees for a fishing licence and the types of licences available. There are 3 residency categories:
Your primary residence is in British Columbia, AND
(a) you are a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant, AND
have been physically present in B.C. for the greater portion of each of 6 calendar months out of the immediately preceding 12 calendar months,
(b) you are NOT a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant, but have been physically present in British Columbia for the greater portion of each of the immediately preceding 12 calendar months.
you are not a ”B.C. Resident,” but
(a) you are a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant,
(b) your primary residence is in Canada, AND you have resided in Canada for the immediately preceding 12 months.
you are not a BC Resident nor a Canadian Not Resident in BC.