The Board is pleased to announce that it will be accepting applications for those interested in becoming New Entrants to the dairy industry with a desire to start production by December 31, 2025.

The online NEP application process will close February 5, 2024, at 12:00pm (PST).

This guide below is intended as a quick reference for those who may be interested in applying to the Board’s New Entrant Program because they want to enter the dairy industry in BC.

The guide contains some direct excerpts and several references to Schedule 2 –New Entrant Program Rules, BC Milk Marketing Board’s Consolidated Order, June 1, 2020, as well as additional details and an overview of the NEP application process (p.6).

In the case of any conflict between Schedule 2—New Entrant Program Rules and this guide, Schedule 2 shall be deemed correct.

We recommend that you read the guide in its entirety before completing the application form below and paying the $250.00 non-refundable application fee.

For any questions regarding this Notice, please contact Intishar Jashim ijashim@bcmilk.com

The application process is now closed.