Remember to renew your license plates

Our government has made life more affordable for Ontario’s 8 million vehicle owners by removing license plate renewal fees since 2022.

To help keep our roads safe and monitor auto theft/fraud, license plates must still be renewed online or at your local Service Ontario location.

Plates can be registered on a one or two year basis.

When you need to renew

You can renew your licence plate up to 180 days before it expires. The expiry date for individuals is usually your birthday.

The expiry date for passenger vehicle, light commercial vehicle, motorcycle or moped licence plates can be checked online using your licence plate and vehicle permit numbers.

What you need before you renew

To renew your licence plate, you need: