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Register your vehicle
Most trucks, buses and tow trucks require a Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR) certificate before you register them.
Register your vehicle with:
- the International Registration Plan if you regularly travel throughout Canada and the United States
Renew your heavy commercial vehicle licence plate online.
Use the fee calculator to find the registration or renewal costs for your vehicle.
Get a truck or bus driver’s licence
Prepare for your test and application. Review the:
- truck handbook and air brake handbook
- read the bus handbook
- medical, vision and hearing standards for commercial drivers
News and updates
If you operate a tow truck or vehicle storage company, you must submit your rates to the Ministry of Transportation.
Tow operators, tow truck drivers, and vehicle storage operators require a certificate to provide towing or vehicle storage services in Ontario. You can apply for the certificates online for free starting July 4, 2023.
As of Jan. 1, 2022, Ontario is enforcing requirements for commercial vehicle drivers who must use certified electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record their hours of service.
Certain safety exemptions that were in place for tow truck operators ended on December 31, 2022, and new equipment requirements are in force.
You can now renew your heavy commercial licence plates online.
Oversize/overweight vehicles and special configurations
If you know the permit, certificate or specific transaction you need, access the online services below.