Title Services

We can help you manage all the paperwork.

At Expat Auto, we have a full range of title services to assist with all your Department of Land Transport (DLT) needs such as:

  • Ownership transfers
  • Yearly registration/ road tax renewals including smog and safety inspections and/or special yearly inspections for cars registered with alternate fuel systems such as LPG.
  • Change in address both in province, and changing registered province entirely (new plates).
  • Change in vehicle specifications such as engine, paint color, LPG/CNG additions, adding or removing a pickup bed canopy, etc.
  • Vehicle Passports for bordering country travel.

 

Not a DLT service, but needed for many DLT processes:

  • Certificate of residence from immigration (needed for buying and selling a car if no work permit with your house address in it).

 

For details on the paperwork required for all of these services, please see the FAQs below.

Title Services FAQs

- Cars under 7 years old - just drop off your titlebook and we will have your new registration sticker done at the end of the next business day.  

- Cars 7 years or older - we will need the car for approximately 45 min to go get a smog and safety inspection done, after this you can take off and we will have your new registration sticker done at the end of the next business day. 


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Check out info and resources for getting a driver license here.


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Bring your blue title book, and if the car is 7 years or older, then bring the car as well!


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Basically just a passport and a valid residency certificate, which we can help arrange for you at our office if you have a TM-30 from immigration.


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No you don’t. We will have you sign a power of attorney so you don’t have to waste your day sitting around at the DLT!


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We will need the vehicle for the day.  The officers at the DLT will need to inspect the vehicle before ownership transfer can be completed.


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Please see the menu above for Expat Autos service fee as well as the DLT fees.  There may be additional paperwork fees if the car has been modified in some ways such as pickups lift kit, etc.


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You will need:

  • copy of your passport (picture page, current visa page, departure card, tm-30)
  • Visa valid for minimum 30 days
  • Two 2” pictures with a white background (no hats, glasses, or smiling :).  If you use our service we can take a picture for you.

* Note: You do not need these documents to acquire the alternative option of an affidavit of residency from the US consulate.


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