Getting a Licence Plate in Ontario

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When you buy a car, whether is brand new or used, you need to register it, and once you get your license plate, you must renew it from time to time. Find out how to do it through Service Ontario. Get more information on Ontario License plate Renewal or Ontario Sticker Renewal from serviceontario.ca website.

What is an Ontario Licence Plate and how do I renew it?

A license plate, also known as a vehicle registration plate, is a plastic or metal plate that attached to car. Any other motor vehicle and it has official identification purposes.

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If you want to renew your Ontario licence plate, you can do it online up to 180 days before it expires. However, you cannot renew the license online after it expired.

To renew it online, you must have the following requirements: the number of your license plate, your permit number, which is located towards the bottom of your plate permit, Interact Online or a valid credit card (VISA or MasterCard), to pay for the new licence; the name of your insurance company and the number of your policy; and the reading of your odometer. It is possible that you may also need to provide your Drive Clean six-character security code and/or the number of your vehicle inspection certificate.

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Take into consideration that you must have paid all outstanding defaulted driver fines. Like speeding or careless driving fines, before renewing your license. If you don’t this, you won’t be able to renew it. You need pass the Ontario Drive test in your province

People who want to do the renewal of the license plate of farm vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles (over 3,000 kg), as well as expired license plates as we mentioned, must go to a Service Ontario center located in Canada provinces are visit serviceontario.ca website.

How much does it cost and when will I get my licence?

The amount of money you will have to pay will depend on the type of vehicle you own. The duration of the licence (1 or 2 years) and your region (northern or southern Ontario).ontario licence plate

Once you finish the process online, your license plate will mail to you and it will take approximately 5 days to arrive. After you pay, you will require to print an extended vehicle validation period receipt, which is proof that you renewed your plate and it is valid for 10 days after the expiration date. You should carry this document with you while your licence plate arrives.

What if I have an issue with my plate sticker?

If your plate sticker has incorrect information or it damaged, lost or stolen, you must go to a Service Ontario Centre and ask for a replacement and pay a fee. However, if it lost in the mail, faulty or you received the wrong one, the sticker will replace for free at the Centre. Get more from serviceontario.ca website


Ontario Licence Plate Website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/personalized-licence-plate

Ontario Licence Plate Contact Number: 1-800-288-6758