BC Archaeological Information Request Form

This information is collected by the Ministry of Forests’ Archaeology Branch under section 26 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The personal information collected by the Archaeology Branch will be used to process information requests from citizens of British Columbia. In addition, personal information may be used by the Archaeology Branch for survey purposes. Should you have any questions about the collection of this personal information, please contact the Archaeology Branch by email at ArchDataRequest@gov.bc.ca, by phone at 250-953-3334, or by mail at:

Archaeological Site Inventory Section
Archaeology Branch
Ministry of Forests
PO Box 9816, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9W3
Please Note: •There is no fee for this government service.
•The Archaeological Information Access Policy (PDF, 243 kb) defines the types of data you may receive.
•You will receive a confirmation email after you click the 'Submit Form' button that will let you know how long it may take us to fulfill your request. If you require this information prior to our estimated timeline, an alternative is to contact a professional consulting archaeologist for information and advice. You can find one by Googling "archaeologists near me" or by searching the BC Association of Professional Archaeologists website.
•Required fields are prefixed with a red asterisk (*).
* I have read and accept the information request Terms and Conditions
* Name
* Email Address
* I am a:

* My Affiliation / Company
* Address
* Province
*Postal Code
* Phone Number (###-###-####)
*1. What information are you requesting? (select and complete one):

*2. Why do you require this information? (select and complete one)

*3. Who will have access to this information, including third party access? (select one)

4. If you have requested GIS or site form data, what format do you require? (select all that apply)

*5. Which organization, service, or information source prompted you to contact the Archaeology Branch with an information request? (select one)

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