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Canadian Provincial/Territorial Carrier
Requirements & Contact Information
Jurisdiction

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

Minimum Passenger
Liability Insurance
(Full size motor coach)

Vehicle Registration Requirements

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

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)
1-204-945-8912
Motor Carrier Division for:
* Insurance: 1-204-945-6748
* Safety Fitness certificates:
1-204-945-5322
* Single-Trip Permits
(fuel and trip tax)
* 1-204-945-3961
IRP: 1-204-985-7775
IFTA: 1-204-945-5603

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:
1-416-326-6732
www.ohtb.gov.on.ca
IRP: 1-416-235-3923 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: 1-866-668-8297
U.S. 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/guideline/
appendixm.htm.
Toll Free: at 1-800-387-7736 or at
1-416-246-7166. 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 two
or fewer coaches, CAN$138 for
three or more coaches.
IRP: 1-418-528-4343
IFTA: 1-418-652-4382

Ontario

Québec

Other Requirements and
Contact Numbers

Operating Authority Requirements

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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 Operator Listings
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
Index to Advertisers
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Canadian Provincial/Territorial Carrier Requirements & Contact Information
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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
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - U.S. Passport Rules
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 - Parks Canada – Canada’s National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Manitoba Lotteries
Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - British Columbia Lotteries
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Tour Operator Listings
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Coach Operator Listings
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - School Bus Operator Listings
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Welcome to Canada
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - Newfoundland & Labrador
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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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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - U.S. New England
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - U.S. Middle Atlantic
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - U.S. Midwest
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Motor Coach Canada: Tour & Travel Canada 2017 - U.S. West
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