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Motor Vehicles Branch

Personalized Plates Reminder

The deadline for personalized plates is 12:00 pm Monday, December 7th, 2015 to ensure that they will arrive by Christmas. For more information please contact motor.vehicles@gov.yk.ca (867)667-5315
Personalized Plate Form

Please be advised:
Effective January 15, 2015

Motor Vehicles will no longer be offering over the counter delivery of Drivers Licences
or General Identification Cards. 

Applicants for a Drivers Licence will receive a 90 day temporary operating permit.

Your Driver Licence or General Identification Card will be sent to your mailing address. 
Expect delivery 5-10 business days from the initial application.

Motor Vehicles Office Has Relocated

Motor Vehicles has relocated to the Gold Creek Building (Old Rogers Video - Unit A, 2251-2nd Ave).

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Flood-damaged vehicles

Flood Damaged Vehicle Advisory
Anyone considering buying a vehicle from Alberta or Ontario is urged to be cautious of damaged vehicles coming from areas affected by recent flooding.

Many flood-damaged vehicles are not eligible to be registered for use in the Yukon or in any other Canadian jurisdiction.

  For more information


Vehicles being sold from the U.S. and imported into Canada may be damaged by floods from the recent natural disasters in the U.S.

 Hurricane  Sandy

Crisfield Maryland after Hurricane Sandy passed on Oct. 30, 2012. Photoby Staff Sgt. Thaddeus Harrington, Maryland National Guard, used under Creative Commons licence.

Yukon and all other Canadian provinces and territories are taking steps to caution Canadians about purchasing or importing vehicles from the U.S. in areas affected by hurricane Sandy. Both new and used vehicles from these areas may be flood-damaged. Flood vehicles do not qualify for on-road licensing or use in Yukon or anywhere else in Canada.

For more information  

 Driver Licence Application Process Card  

 Yukon Driver's Basic Handbook for Cars and Light Trucks

This guide provides information on safe driving practices.

It will help you develop and apply the smart driving skills needed to drive safely.

See our Driver Handbook introduction page for access to the full document.

Click here for information on Motor Vehicles accomplishments in the last year.

The Motor Vehicles Branch supports the safety of the driving public by administering motor vehicle legislation and delivering services and programs related to both driver licencing and vehicle registration.

Use the links on the left for more information about services and programs.

Services are available in Whitehorse and in most Yukon communities.  Several free publications are available as downloads in PDF or Word format.  All of them are available in hard copy at any of the Motor Vehicles offices.

Contact Motor Vehicles


Gold Creek Building
Unit A, 2251-2nd Ave
Whitehorse, Yukon

Other locations in Yukon

Mailing Address:
Box 2703 (W-22)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6 

Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 5:00pm 

Phone: (867) 667-5315
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 local 5315
Fax: (867) 393-6220 
Email: motor.vehicles@gov.yk.ca