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Vehicle Registration

Motor Vehicles

Vehicle Registration

 Renew a Vehicle Registration Online 
 
*Note: If you have outstanding parking tickets totaling $100 or more with the City of Whitehorse, you will not be able to renew your vehicle registration until they have been paid.


To register a vehicle, or if you have any questions regarding your registration, you can contact any of our offices and see below.

Registering a vehicle

Registering a new vehicle

Bring the following documents to any Yukon Motor Vehicles office to register your new vehicle.

  1. New Vehicle Information Statement (NVIS);
  2. Signed and dated bill of sale; and
  3. Proof of valid insurance.

Registering a used vehicle

Bring the following documents to any Yukon Motor Vehicles office to register a used vehicle.

  1. Signed and dated bill of sale;
  2. A copy of the previous owner's registration; and
  3. Valid insurance.

Registering a salvaged vehicle

Bring the following documents to any Yukon Motor Vehicles office to register a salvaged vehicle.

  1. Signed and dated bill of sale;
  2. Valid insurance;
  3. A mechanical inspection form performed by a licensed mechanic indicating that the vehicle is roadworthy.

You must make every effort to have the proper documents that tie the previous registered owner to your purchase. Contact any Yukon Motor Vehicles office to check if your documentation is acceptable.

Registering a vehicle from outside of Yukon

There are 2 options to register a vehicle from outside Yukon. You an use the licence plate from a vehicle you own or you can register via fax.

Take the licence plate from a vehicle you own that is registered in Yukon

  1. Bring a licence plate and the registration belonging to it with you when you go to purchase your vehicle.
  2. Get a completed bill of sale.
  3. Arrange to get a faxed or emailed copy of valid insurance on your new vehicle.
  4. Put your plate on the vehicle and drive it to Yukon. You must register your vehicle within 14 days from the date on the bill of sale.

Register your newly purchased vehicle by fax

  1. Get a completed bill of sale.
  2. Get the vehicle insured and get a faxed or emailed copy of your valid insurance.
  3. Contact Motor Vehicles to let them know you will be faxing the documents.
  4. Submit the documents by faxing 867-393-6220
  5. One of our staff will contact you to make arrangements for you to get your licence plate.

Registering an imported vehicle

Bring the following documents to any Yukon Motor Vehicles office to register an imported vehicle.

  1. Original, completed Vehicle Import Form issued by the Registrar of Import Vehicles
  2. Valid insurance.

Contact Canada Border Services Agency

In Canada 1-800-461-9999 (English or French)

Outside Canada (506) 636-5064 (English or French)

Contact Registrar of Imported Vehicles

Toll Free: 1-888-848-8240
Email: info@riv.ca