How to find a registration

Step 1. Download and fill out a search form

Individual debtor name

Search for the legal name of an individual debtor.

Search Request form (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Business debtor name

Search for a legal name of a business debtor

Search Request form (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Serial number

Search for the serial number of a:

  • motor vehicle
  • trailer
  • mobile home
  • designated manufactured mobile home
  • aircraft
  • boat
  • outboard motor for a boat
  • farm vehicle (tractor/combine)

Search Request form (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Registration number

Search for a specific registration number

Search Request form (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Distribution seizure

Search the legal name of one or more individual or business debtors.

Search Request form (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Certificate of expired/discharged registration

Search for an expired or discharged registration number

Search Request form (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Step 2. Submit the request at a registry agent

You can search through any registry agent office in Alberta.

Step 3. After you submit the request

A search result will be one of the following:

  • exact match
  • inexact match
  • no match
  • both exact and inexact matches

If any inexact matches are shown they may need to be checked further. The customer should either do another search on the inexact name or a registration number search for that specific registration.

Any questions about a search result should be directed to the party that is responsible for registering the interest.


Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-7013

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