Vehicle Registrations and Renewals
Alberta Health Care
The person registering a vehicle must be the same person shown on the Bill of Sale or previous registration and insurance card. If you want to use an existing plate, the owner of the plate must also be the same. If you can't come in to do a service, you can send someone in your place with a Letter of Authorization. This letter must be specific to the service, and requires a date, signature, your name and a detailed description of what you want done. A Letter of Acceptance is accepted for all services except operator license services, which must be done in person.
New vehicle registrations
You must provide proof of ownership (Bill of Sale), valid insurance and acceptable ID (see below). If the vehicle is leased, you must provide a lease agreement. If the vehicle is new, you also need to produce the NVIS (New Vehicle Information Statement).
Transfer vehicle registrations
Temporary Safety Fitness Certificates
All types of plates including veteran plates (applications available) and personalized plates (4-6 week delivery)
Vehicles from outside of Alberta (see below)
Handbooks for every class of license
Written tests for all classes
Learner's Exam - No appointment necessary to take the Learner's exam. Can be written anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. If you are under 18 years of age, you must bring one of your parents or legal guardian for the first time to sign the Parental Consent form. You will also need 2 pieces of acceptable ID (see below)
Road Exams for all classes (by appointment)
Reinstatements - Alcohol and Demerit Related
Applications for restricted licenses - Ignition Interlock, Hearing in Person, Hearing Non-Personal
Oral exams for Class 7 (by appointment)
Outstanding current and overdue fines.
To pay a current fine, you must bring in the original yellow ticket.
Driver's abstracts for Alberta
Moving to Alberta from out of province or out of country driver's licence
Land Titles records the ownership of all land in Alberta. Mortgages, caveats and all other encumbrances against property are also registered in this system.
Registry offices have read-only access to Land Titles data. They cannot update any information on the system. Any updates to the system must be made through the Land Titles office at 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, phone 310-000 (government toll-free) 780-427-7013. Once the data is updated, we can print you a new search which would reflect the current information.
Incorporations and NUANS
Searches, certificates and historical information on Alberta societies, non-profit corporations, trade names partnerships
Trade Name and Partnership Registrations
Amendments for trade names, partnerships, addresses, directors, etc.
The Personal Property System of Alberta (PPSA) registers and tracks liens and encumbrances on property owned by individuals or businesses. We can:
Register Security Agreements, Writ of Enforcements, Garagemen Liens, Attachment Orders, Matrimonial Property Order, Maintenance Order, Railway Rolling Stock and Receiver's Reports
Searches based on debtor or serial numbers.
Other registration services include: discharges, amendments and renewals.
Vital Statistics records major life events of people in Alberta, such as Births, Marriages, Changes of Name and Deaths. Certificates are issued - including Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates and Death Certificates - to document these events.
We can issue your Marriage Licence as well as request certificates. Because this information is confidential, requests for certificates or other information is subject to eligibility requirements.
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Forms to change name and address.
Eligibility forms and applications are available for raffle licenses with a total ticket value of $10,000.00 or less.
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We have a list of helpful telephone numbers in Alberta and across Canada.
Anyone requiring a service must provide 2 pieces of acceptable identification. Examples of acceptable identification are as follows:
Current Operators Licence
Indian Status ID Card
FAC (Firearms Card)
Non Primary (non-photo)
Original Birth or Marriage Certificate
Documents Issued by Immigration
Major Credit Card (signed)
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Firstly, you will need to bring in the serial number of the vehicle you want to register to obtain an Out of Province inspection request. You must then have a government approved licensed mechanic perform an out of Province Inspection. We can provide you with a list of licensed mechanics in our area. Finally, bring in your original inspection certificate, valid proof of insurance, proof of ownership (Bill of Sale or previous registration certificate) and 1 piece of acceptable ID, and we will be able to register your vehicle.
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If it has been less than 3 years since you last renewed, all you need to do is renew your license, without penalty. If it has been more than 3 years, you will have to take the knowledge and road test again.
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