Welcome to VISOA (Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association)

The Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association (VISOA) is an independent, non-profit organization supported solely by membership fees. Formed in 1973, it is the longest-running society of its kind in Canada providing information, education and support. VISOA membership is open to any resident of B.C., strata corporations (such as condominiums, town homes, bare land and commercial stratas) and businesses that provide goods and services to stratas.


Holiday Hours: 

The VISOA Office and Strata Support Team will be closed beginning December 23rd and will reopen on January 2nd. We wish you all the best of the holiday season.

Administration Office Hours

Tuesday to Thursday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Please note that only the administrative staff is on site. To contact the Strata Support Team, please visit this page.

Please call to make an appointment before coming by the office: 250 920 0688 or Toll Free at 1-855-38-VISOA (855-388-4762)

For the safety of volunteers and staff, please do not visit if you have any symptoms of COVID. Visitors must use hand sanitizer upon arrival. We also request that you maintain physical distance and wear a mask. The maximum number of people allowed in our office at one time is 3 persons, including staff.

Staff will stay at home if they present with symptoms of COVID and if you have an appointment, we will notify you of cancellation.

Privacy and Strata Corporations – Frequently Asked Questions

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has a  new FAQ page on their website.

For more information….. 

Civil Resolution Tribunal members appointed:

For more information….. 

New Strata Housing Website:

The Government of British Columbia has launched a new strata housing website.
More information ………

Seminars & Workshops

Seminars and Workshops are offered to provide relevant and topical information necessary to the smooth running of Island stratas.


VISOA has put together a number of publications of practical use to the management of your strata. Create your own resource library (many stratas already have!)


Need some help with questions and concerns about your strata? Check out the Resources link on the menu bar or click here.


VISOA bulletins are published four times per year and contain articles on specific topics of interest to stratas. Looking for an article on a specific topic? Check out the Bulletin index on the Bulletin menu. It is updated after every issue and sorted by topic.

Business Directory

VISOA business members provide services of interest to strata owners. Maybe there is a business in your community on this list of businesses. For example, which VISOA business members do “depreciation reports”. Check it out!

Not a Member?

Consider joining us. Check out the benefits.

Want to join the VISOA team?

Consider becoming a Volunteer and maybe even serve on the Board of Directors.


VISOA is a non-profit organization which receives no government or other type of major funding. We are funded primarily by our membership fees. You can make a donation to help us further our educational work including updating this website.

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