Relocation Guide

Are you moving to Ontario?


With regard to insurance, when you are relocating from another province to Ontario, you must obtain the following documents to submit to your new Ontario insurance provider:


Auto Insurance

  • Experience letter
    • This letter of experience provides your insurance history
    • It can be obtained from your present insurance provider.
    • Ideally this letter should include the last 10 years in order to be eligible for the best discount)
  • Drivers Abstract
    • This document provides information on your driving record.
    • It is obtainable through the Ministry of Transportation.
    • Presently the amount of time to obtain an Ontario Driver's License is 3 months
  • A Safety Check is also required to register a vehicle in Ontario
    • A safety check is good for 30 days (vehicle must be registered in Ontario within 30 days of the safety check).
  • An emission test is also required
    • Emissions test is valid for one year from registration.

Home Insurance

  • Experience letter
    • This letter of experience provides your insurance history.  
    • It can be obtained from your current insurance provider. 
    • Ideally this letter should include the last five years in order to be eligible for the best discount.