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Vehicle registration

Register a vehicle, and cancel, renew or transfer a registration.

Services and information

How to register a motor vehicle or non-motor vehicle, such as a trailer, for use on a public roadway in Alberta.

Other jurisdictions may ask for a vehicle registration document in the name of the last owner before registering an Alberta vehicle.

You can transfer your existing registration from one vehicle to another vehicle at any time.

You can renew your passenger vehicle or motorcycle registration certificates online or in-person.

This chart shows when vehicle registrations expire, based on your surname or company name.

Cancel your vehicle registration and receive a refund for your registration based on the time left on your registration.


Vehicles on a public roadway in Alberta must have valid insurance and a Vehicle Registration Certificate. Motor vehicles that require registration include cars and trucks.

Find out about how to register a motor vehicle in Alberta, and how to transfer, renew or cancel a registration.