Registry Fee Changes


Effective April 1, 2011

On April 1, 2011 government fees will be increasing for some services to reflect the cost of providing service (does not include agent service charge and GST).

  • The cost for yearly vehicle registration will go up from $61 to $75.
  • The cost of a five-year driver’s licence will go up from $55 to $75.
  • Changes also affect some Land Titles and Corporate Registries services.

A complete list of registry fee changes are listed under these headings:

 

Motor Vehicles – Driver

   Service

New Fee
(April 1, 2011)

Old Fee

   Operator licence – first application or renewal:

   - 1 year

15.00

11.00

   - 2 years

30.00

22.00

   - 3 years

45.00

33.00

   - 4 years

60.00

44.00

   - 5 years

75.00

55.00

   Identification card – first application or renewal:

   - 1 year

8.00

6.00

   - 2 years

16.00

12.00

   - 3 years

24.00

18.00

   - 4 years

32.00

24.00

   - 5 years

40.00

30.00

   Operator information search (current record)

15.00

11.00

   Operator “Not Found” report

15.00

11.00

   Operator historical search (includes confirmation letter)

15.00

11.00

   Court certificates

15.00

11.00

   Abstract of driving record

15.00

11.00

   Verification of suspension

15.00

11.00

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Motor Vehicles – Vehicles/Plates

   Service

New Fee
(April 1, 2011)

Old Fee

   Passenger vehicles – first application/renewal

75.00

61.00

   Veterans plates – first application or renewal (Class 3 Passenger)

75.00

61.00

   Motorcycles and off-highway vehicles – first application or renewal

45.00

36.00

   Dealer plates – vehicles including motorcycles and off-highway
   vehicles (first application or renewal)

185.00

150.00

   Dealer plates – trailers (RV, Utility Trailers)

179.00

144.00

   Government plates – Municipal, Provincial, Federal
   - one-time fee

75.00

61.00

   - motorcycle/off-highway – one-time fee

45.00

36.00

   HAM radio plates – renewal (only)

75.00

61.00

   Public vehicle used as a rental, motorcycle or moped not used
   more than 30 days, first application or renewal

45.00

36.00

   Motor Vehicle Searches - Municipalities

15.00

-

   Motor Vehicle Searches - other stakeholders

15.00

11.00

   Courtesy Letters – Towing

30.00

22.00

   Vehicle index search (current record)

15.00

11.00

   Plate index search (current record)

15.00

11.00

   Vehicle “Not Found” report

15.00

11.00

   Vehicle historical search (includes confirmation letter)

15.00

11.00

   Pre-Court search (current record)

15.00

11.00

   Historical Pre-Court search

15.00

11.00

   Court certificate

15.00

11.00

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Land Titles

   Service

New Fee
(April 1, 2011)

Old Fee

   Land Title Searches

10.00

5.00

   Non-Patent Sheet Certificate

10.00

5.00

   Condominium Additional Plan Sheet Certificate

10.00

5.00

   Land Title Transfers

50.00

35.00

   Land Title Mortgages

50.00

15.00

   Land Title Caveats

30.00

15.00

   Certified Current Title

10.00

3.00

   Certified Current Historical Title

10.00

3.00

   Certified Cancelled Title

10.00

3.00

   Online View of Full Certified Title

10.00

3.00

   Fax Certified Title

10.00

3.00

   On-Line Document Search

10.00

3.00

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Corporate Registries

   Service

New Fee
(April 1, 2011)

Old Fee

   Incorporation of an Alberta corporation

250.00

100.00

   Register Extra-Provincial corporation

250.00

100.00

   Amalgamation of Alberta corporation

250.00

100.00

   Register amalgamation of Extra-Provincial corporation

250.00

100.00

   Annual return for Alberta and Extra-Provincial corporations

30.00

-

   Articles of amendment (name/structure change Alberta corporation)

50.00

25.00

   Articles of reorganization

50.00

25.00

   Change of name for an Extra-Provincial corporation

50.00

25.00

   Restated articles

50.00

25.00

   English/French name equivalency and registration/cancellation
   of assumed name

50.00

25.00

   Continuance of Extra-Provincial corporation into Alberta

250.00

100.00

   Continuance of Alberta companies as corporations under the BCA

250.00

100.00

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