Directory of Qualified Laboratories

Laboratories listed in this directory meet the qualification criteria of the Environmental Data Quality Assurance Regulation (EDQAR). Select a laboratory below to view the analytical tests it is qualified to report to the province or use the search options to find a specific laboratory or to find a list of Qualified Laboratories for a specific test.

Please Note: The Directory of Qualified Laboratories reporting service was last updated April 8, 2022 and is currently undergoing a significant upgrade. However, the ministry is still monitoring the qualifications of laboratories for the province. Until the upgraded service is published, to inquire about Qualified Laboratories for the parameters you are interested in, please contact Laboratory Standards and Quality Assurance at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy by email at LabStandards@gov.bc.ca.

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The EDQAR requires discrete samples of environmental media collected in consequence of an order, permit, license, approval or certificate issued under the Environmental Management Act to be tested by a “Qualified Laboratory”. Qualification criteria is provided on the EDQAR web page.

For more information about this directory and the EDQAR, contact the Laboratory Standards Officer (Email: LabStandards@gov.bc.ca) at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.