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Purchase Orders

Purchase Orders (PO) are issued by BCIT Strategic Procurement formalizing all the terms and conditions of the purchase and supply of the Deliverables identified on the face of the purchase order.

BCIT Standard Purchase Order Conditions C001

The BCIT Purchase Order indicates the tax payable/exemption status of each line item. Please retain the BCIT Purchase Order for your records.

BC PST Exemptions

Exemption certificates are not provided for exemptions that are governed under the Provincial Sales Tax Act, the Provincial Sales Tax Regulation, the Provincial Sales Tax Exemption and Refund Regulation, and related bulletins. Specifically, the Provincial Sales Tax Exemption and Refund Regulation details exemptions in relation to tangible personal property and exemptions in relation to services.

Common exempt purchases include School Supplies—reference bulletin PST 202 for details on qualifying schools and list of specified school supplies.

Direct questions relating to BC Provincial Sales Tax to the Consumer Taxation Branch at 1-877-388-4440 or email



BCIT Accounts Payable Department

Invoices must reference a valid BCIT Purchasing Order number (to confirm the number is valid, contact Strategic Procurement at 604-432-8399). BCIT payment terms are Net 30 days from receipt of goods/services, or from receipt of invoice, whichever is later.

Send invoices via email to or by regular mail:

BCIT Accounts Payable Dept
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC  V5G 3H2

Credit Card

In some instances payment will be made by a BCIT Purchase Card (Visa). In this case, invoices must accompany the goods/services, in order that the purchase card holder receives the invoice.

Invoices paid by BCIT Purchase Cards must indicate that payment was made by “Visa” and the card holder name must appear on the invoice. In addition, any reference number provided by the cardholder must also be indicated.