Phone: (705) 360-1700
Fax: (705) 360-1924

The Timmins Chamber of Commerce is an authorized Licence Bureau Agent for ServiceOntario.

Where you can find us:

76 McIntyre Road
Timmins, ON

Business hours:

 Monday  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Tuesday  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Wednesday  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Thursday  8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 Friday  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Please note that parking is free, and that busy times include Fridays, lunch hour, and the end of the month.

Licence Bureau Staff

Nancy - Licence Bureau Supervisor
Natalie - Licence Bureau Clerk
Cristal - Licence Bureau Clerk
Mariana - Summer Student 

The office offers the following services:

Vehicle licence plates
 and validation stickers

   Payment of NSFs and defaulted parking fines

Driver's licence renewals

   Payment of defaulted 407ETR tolls and administrative fees

Vehicle ownership transfers

   Personalized plates

Temporary trip permits

   Used vehicle information packages

Special trip permits

   Accessible parking permits

Abstracts for proof of completion
 of driver education course

   Handbook sales (cash only)

Replacements and reinstatements

   License downgrade (no test)

Drivers abstracts & CVORs

   Instructor License renewal and replacement

Health card services


Change of address

   Surrender license

Personal name change on vehicle

   Family gift affidavits for vehicle transfers

Personal name change
 on drivers' licences

   Change vehicle registration from out of province
    to Ontario

ServiceOntario will not allow us to accept personal cheques; so please bring either cash, a certified cheque, company cheque (with the company name & address printed on it), credit card or debit card.

Renewing Vehicle Plates

What to bring:

  • The renewal application or plate number
  • Valid Insurance
  • Accurate odometer reading
  • Fee shown on renewal form

Renewing Validation Sticker

What to bring:

  • Valid insurance slip. NOTE: photocopies and faxes are acceptable, but smartphone photographs are not.
  • Sticker renewal is due on your birthday, not the end of month

    Renewing Driver's Licence

    What to bring:

    • Your Driver's Licence
    • The fee indicated on renewal application

    Temporary ("T") Validation

    Allows a vehicle to be operated for a 10-day period (limit of 2 within 365 days)

    • Bring your Ontario ownership, signed off from the previous owner and completed in the new owner's name
    • Valid insurance
    • Used vehicle information package or affidavit (if eligible for a family gift, etc.)
    • Plate portion for plates you wish to attach
    • Safety Standards Certificate is not yet required

    Transferring a Vehicle into Your Name 

    What to bring:

    • Vehicle permit, with the application for transfer on the reverse completed
    • Plate permit (if attaching your plate to vehicle)
    • Used Vehicle Information Package
    • Safety Standards Certificate (if vehicle to be registered as fit)
    • Vehicle Emissions Pass Report, if living in Southern Ontario
    • Identificiation
    • Payment for retail sales tax, vehicle registration fees and, if required, new license plates
    • Vehicles over 20 years old require an appraisal

    Transferring a Vehicle into Your Name
    (When the previous owner is deceased and the vehicle is a "gift")

    What to bring: 

    • Vehicle Permit, with the application for transfer on the reverse completed
    • Plate Permit (if attaching your plate to the vehicle)
    • If using the vehicle's existing plates (only a spouse or an off-spring)
    • Will have to complete a form for the plate transfer
    • The plate sticker will be valid until the deceased's birthday at which time the new owner will renew the sticker to be valid until their own birthday
    • Safety Standards Certificate (if transferred to someone other than the spouse)
    • Vehicle Emissions Pass Report, if living in Southern Ontario
    • Identification
    • The Executor of the Will needs to sign off on the ownership
    • Bring in a copy of the Will (if the person is named as the beneficiary and the vehicle is specifically identified)
    • Will need to do an affidavit with the Executor present (if will is not presented naming individuals as beneficiary and vehicle is not specified)
    • Payment for vehicle registration fees and, if required, new license plates

    Points of Contact:

    Licensing Assistance Office    1-800-387-3445
    Driver Control/Suspension Office  1-800-303-4993
    Medical Review  1-800-268-1481
    Road Testing Booking Centre  1-888-570-6110
    Carrier Safety and Enforcement  1-800-387-7736
    Senior Group Education Sessions (Eastern region)  1-800-461-9548