Effective April 1, 2016 the Alberta Government will no longer be sending out renewal notices for vehicle registrations, driver licenses and identification cards, except for the following:
- If you hold handicap parking placards or disabled licence plates
- If you are a senior over the age of 70 you will continue to receive mailed reminders until April 1, 2017
Sign-up to receive your renewal reminder via email or text message today!
Booking Your Road Test
Cochrane Registries offers road testing services twice a week, usually on Tuesday and Fridays. You can book your appointment by either attending our offices or online through www.cochraneregistries.ca
Reclassification of License
Once you have successfully passed your Road Test you will need to reclass your Alberta Operator’s Licence. We will need your Alberta Operator’s Licence, validated Road Test permit, and if required, validated knowledge test, and a medical (if required depending on class of licence, medical condition or age). Depending on age you may also require a parent with valid identification.
Book Road Test
In Alberta you may require a medical due to a medical condition, age or class of operator’s licence. To obtain a copy of the medical form please click on the following link Medical Examinations for Motor Vehicle Operators . You may also have medical conditions that require one of these forms Special Medical Examination for Motor Vehicle Operators or Visual Referral Report.
At Cochrane Registries, we can meet all of your registration requirements. We can process all classes of vehicle registrations, whether it is for personal or commercial use, including prorate and fleet registrations.
- Residency Requirements for Vehicle Registrations
- Insurance Requirements for Vehicle Registration
- Vehicle Registration Terms
- New Registration
- Purchasing a Used Vehicle
- Car Proof ***IT’S NOW FREE***
- Stolen Status
- Transferring a Registration
- Renewing Vehicle Registrations
- Lost or stolen licence plates or year stickers
- Canceling your Registration
- Disability Parking Placards
- Veteran’s Plates
- Support Our Troops Plate
- Personalized Licence Plates
- Intransit Permits
- Vehicle Seizures
Current / Overdue Fines
If you have received a ticket and the due date has not yet passed, there are a few options for payment:
- Online through: E-Registry Online Fine Payments. You will need to have the ticket on hand to pay online.
- Via mail
- At a provincial court house
- At a registry office.
Through Cochrane Registries you can request a copy of an Alberta birth, marriage or death certificate. We can also process Legal Name Change and Marriage Licence Applications. On select services you may request a rush service for an additional fee.
There are a few different types of entities to choose from when starting a business. The following link will provide you with some information about how to begin: How to Incorporate/Register a Business or Non-Profit Body
Operating as a cooperative within Alberta, British Columbia or Saskatchewan has been simplified thanks to the New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA). Please refer to Cooperatives for more information.
For information on forming an Alberta incorporation please visit the following link: Alberta Corporations. Cochrane Registries can provide you with the necessary forms for forming an Alberta incorporation. These forms can also be found here.
Various searches regarding currently or previously registered Corporations, extra-provincial corporation, partnership, trade name, or non-profit organization can be obtained through our office. The types of searches available are listed here.
Other Corporate Services
Registry offices can only provide you with copies of information that already exists on the Land Titles database. To obtain a copy of your Certificate of Title (current or historical), document copies or plan copies through Cochrane Registries you must provide your legal land description. Get more details here.
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