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Canadian Provincial/Territorial Carrier
Requirements & Contact Information
Jurisdiction

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

Operating Authority Requirements

Vehicle Registration Requirements

Minimum Passenger
Liability Insurance
(Full size motor coach)

Charter/tour coaches operated into
or through Saskatchewan require an
Extra-provincial Operating Authority
issued by Saskatchewan Highway
Traffic Board, or they can obtain an
Operating Authority permit from the
Saskatchewan Permit Office.

Saskatchewan does not grant vehicle
registration reciprocity for charter
buses based in any other jurisdiction.
Charter buses must plate permit or
apportion via IRP.

CAN$1 million (15 or fewer passengers)
CAN$3 million (16 or more passengers)

Saskatchewan Highway Traffic
Board (306) 775-6672 (for
Operating Authority)
Saskatchewan Permit Office (for
Vehicle Registration Trip Permits,
US carriers) 1-800-667-7575 in
Saskatchewan, or (306) 775-6969
IRP: (306) 751-1251
IFTA: (306) 787-7749

Charter/tour coaches operated into
or through Manitoba (for hire) require
a Certificate of Operating Authority
from the Manitoba Motor Transport
Board. [This requirement must be met
even if none of the passengers' trips
originates or terminates in Manitoba.]

Manitoba grants vehicle registration
reciprocity for coaches based in other
jurisdictions.

CAN$2 million

Motor Transport Board (for Operating
Authority) (204) 945-8912
Motor Carrier Division for:
* Insurance: (204) 945-6748
* Safety Fitness certificates:
(204) 945-5322
* Single-Trip Permits (fuel and trip tax)
* (204) 945-3961
IRP: (204) 985-7775
IFTA: (204) 945-5603

Charter/tour coaches operated
infrequently into or through Ontario
(for hire) can obtain a Temporary
Extra-provincial Operating Authority
(called Special Authority) from the
Ontario Highway Transport Board
for CAN$150. Permanent operating
authority can be applied for at a fee
of CAN$500

As of January 1, 2016, chartered
buses are required to be registered
in IRP.

CAN$8 million

Ontario Highway Transport Board:
(416) 326-6732 www.ohtb.gov.on.ca
IRP: (416) 235-3923
10-day Trip Permits (for coaches from
non-reciprocal States cost CAN$75
for trucks/$132 for truck trailer
and are available through various
private permitting companies. Private
Permitting companies may also charge
an administrative fee.
IFTA: (866) 668-8297
US operators are required to register
under Ontario's CVOR (Commercial
Vehicle Operator Registration)
program. To apply for a CVOR:
www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/trucks/
get-renew-cvor-certificate.shtml
Toll free at 1-800-387-7736 or at
(416) 246-7166. Coaches from other
Canadian provinces or territories are
not required to register under CVOR.

Charter/tour coaches operated into
or through Québec do not require an
Operating Authority, provided the point
of departure and final destination
of the chartered trip are located
outside Québec. A "Bus Transport
Permit" issued by the Commission des
transports du Québec is required if the
point of departure or final destination
is located in Québec.

Québec grants vehicle registration
reciprocity for coaches based in other
jurisdictions
Important Note: American carriers
entering Québec must be registered
as an Operator of Heavy Vehicles
prior to entering the province (see
note at right).
Canadian carriers entering Québec
must obtain a safety fitness certificate
issued by their base-plate jurisdiction.

CAN$1 million

Commission des transports du Québec:
1-888-461-2433
https://www.pes.ctq.gouv.qc.ca/pes/
faces/courielSecur/courielSecur.jsp
Important Note: American carriers
must not enter Province of Québec
without first registering as an Operator
of Heavy Vehicles. Application forms
are available on the CTQ web site:
http://www.ctq.gouv.qc.ca/en/
owners_and_operators_of_heavy_
vehicles.html
Fees are: CAN$68.50 for 2 or
fewer coaches, CAN$138 for 3 or
more coaches
IRP: (418) 528-4343
IFTA: (418) 652-4382

Ontario

Québec

Other Requirements and
Contact Numbers

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017

Canadian Provincial/Territorial Carrier Requirements & Contact Information
Provincial Tourism Marketing Offices
Driver Hours of Service Rules
U.S. Passport Rules
Border Crossing Information for Visitors to Canada Arriving by Motor Coach
Canadian Immigration and Customs Contact Numbers and General Information
American Drivers & Tour Directors Working in Canada
Parks Canada – Canada’s National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas
Manitoba Lotteries
British Columbia Lotteries
Distances Between Major Cities
Tour Operator Listings
Coach Operator Listings
School Bus Operators
Welcome to Canada
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador
Québec
Ontario
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
Alberta
British Columbia
Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut
Welcome to the United States
U.S. New England
U.S. Middle Atlantic
U.S. Midwest
U.S. West
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Provincial Tourism Marketing Offices
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Driver Hours of Service Rules
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Border Crossing Information for Visitors to Canada Arriving by Motor Coach
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Canadian Immigration and Customs Contact Numbers and General Information
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - School Bus Operators
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Welcome to the United States
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