Having approved thousands of BC residents, our staff has a 99% success rate in getting you approved for an auto loan regardless of your credit situation. Unlike the banks or larger auto financing companies, our focus is primarily on providing our clients with a smooth process, providing affordable rates, and not further damaging your credit. With fast approvals, getting approved with BC Auto Credit means you can start rebuilding damaged credit scores.

The approval process for a loan typically completes within a 24-48 hour period and involves the following details.

1) Verification of the last two years of work history 

2) Your last two pay stubs

3) Drivers license information

4) Monthly payment range you are comfortable with (this speeds up the process in finding you the best vehicle for your budget)

5) Any specific types of vehicles you are interested in so we can pull something from our inventory (We have over 400 vehicles in our inventory)

6) When you are looking to get the loan for your new or used vehicle. Within 24 hours (ASAP), in a few months, or further down the road?

In the event you do not have this information, you may give us a call and we will let you know if we can get you approved with the information that you provide. Although it is more work on our end we are happy to assist you and those you refer to us. So let’s get started and begin rebuilding your credit today!

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Jamie Arens
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Jamie was born in Kamloops, but soon moved to Nanaimo as a child. He enrolled at VIU to attend the Business Administrative Program. Following his schooling he began his career in the auto industry with TD Auto Finance for 3 years, then later moving to Carfinco for two years as Regional Manager. Jamie relocated to Edmonton, AB. to join the Chrysler family for a year before taking the plunge to open up his first dealership in Surrey, BC with long-time friend Tyler Atkins. With their first year being a success they made the move to a larger location in Burnaby, BC.


Tyler Atkins
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Tyler was born and raised in Nanaimo where he studied English and Philosophy at VIU before making his way into the auto industry. He spent his first years as a TD Auto Finance Service/Marketing Rep for auto dealers. He was soon headhunted and brought to Edmonton for his expertise in the area.
After a few years of getting his feet wet he opened up the BC Auto Centre doors with long-time friend Jamie Arens. Tyler’s dream car is a Pagani Huayra.

John Blake
Finance Manager
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John Blake is our charismatic Financial Manager. He was born and raised in Edmonton, AB. where he took that charismatic attitude and voice to NAIT to attend the Radio/Television program. He moved to the lower mainland 25 years ago and out of those 25 years he has spent 23 years of those in the auto industry in many capacities such as Sales Manager, Financial Manager, and Owner. John is a no nonsense guy who will give you 110% to get you in the best vehicle possible! He loves eating out, skiing and dirty biking with his two kids. His dream car is a 1995 Porsche 911


Bonnie Bercian
Office Administrator
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Bonnie is a new addition to the BC Auto Centre family. She has done almost every job under the sun including building floating dock for marinas on Vancouver Island, a Mail Clerk for Canada Post, to an Assistant Manager for a popular vegan restaurant. This is her first time in the Auto Industry and she is picking it up at a quick pace! Bonnie has a keen interest in Interior Design and Renaissance Art. She is extremely busy with part-time studies and full-time at the dealership, however, when she gets a free moment she loves to travel; her next trip is to Buenos Aires, Argentina in the Fall!


Sales Lot Attendant
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Eason, the youngest in our BC Auto Centre family, spent most of his life in his home Province of Jiangxi, China. He moved to Shanghai when at the age of 14 where he got a degree in Animation! Upon arriving to, Eason attended the Auto body Repair Program at BCIT to become a essential part of the auto industry!

Raj Sidhu
Financial Manager
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Raj was a Branch Manager at HSBC Financial for 12 years and on the sales team at Eagle Ridge GM for two years, before coming to BC Auto Centre as a Financial Manager. Raj has the experience to get you into a great vehicle, even if your financial situation isn’t straight forward!

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