Registry agents

How it works

Registry agents offer registration, information and licensing services on behalf of government.

Services provided by registry agents include:

  • vehicle registration
  • driver licensing and testing
  • personal property (lien) searches and registrations
  • land titles searches
  • vital statistics searches
  • Alberta Health Care registration
  • Alberta Organ and Tissue Donation Registry services

Motor vehicle services

Registry agents provide information on vehicle and driver services.

Vehicle services

  • vehicle registrations
  • vehicle information reports
  • personalized licence plate applications
  • antique licence plates
  • in-transit permits
  • some prorate services

Driver services

  • searches
  • driving abstracts
  • driver licensing and testing
  • commercial licensing
  • motorcycle and off-highway licensing
  • suspensions
  • fine payments
  • information on vehicle seizures

Vital statistics

Vital statistics information includes:

  • birth certificates
  • death certificates
  • marriage certificates
  • marriage licences
  • legal name changes
  • genealogical searches

Land titles

Land titles searches provide information on:

  • property owners
  • caveats
  • mortgages
  • surface rights
  • mineral rights

Corporate Registry

Searches, certificates and historical information

Corporate Registry can find information on the certificates and history of:

  • Alberta societies
  • non-profit organization
  • trade names
  • limited liability partnerships and corporations


  • registrations
  • revivals
  • name changes
  • amendments

Corporate services

  • filing annual returns for corporations
  • annual reports for limited liability partnerships
  • amendments to corporate names

Not all registry agents perform all Corporate Registry services. If you need a Corporate Registry service, see the Corporate Registry Service Providers.

Personal Property Registry


  • individual debtor names
  • business debtor names
  • serial numbers
  • registration numbers
  • distribution
  • Seizure and Related Writs


  • security agreements
  • discharges
  • amendments
  • renewals
  • sale of goods
  • Factors Act
  • Garageman’s Liens
  • Crown Charges
  • Land Charges
  • Statutory Charges
  • Court Orders
  • Writs of Enforcement
  • Attachment Orders
  • Matrimonial Property Orders
  • Maintenance Orders
  • Railway Rolling Stocks
  • Receiver’s Reports

Alberta Health Care

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) services include:

  • registration
  • updating information

Not all agents perform AHCIP registration services.

Authorized AHCIP registry agents

Alberta Organ and Tissue Donor Registry

Registry agents provide the following services:

  • registering consent to donate organs or tissues
  • registering consent to donate bodies for medical education

MyHealth.Alberta Organ and Tissue Donor Information

Contact this service

780-427-7013, toll free dial 310-0000 first in Alberta

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

Related services

Registry Agent Product Catalogue (PDF, 27 pages)