Registration/Plate Cancellation

Need to cancel your vehicle registration/licence plate?

If you need to cancel your vehicle registration/licence plate, you are entitled to any amount remaining from the original registration fee minus a $10 (plus GST) government administration fee.

Canceling from another province? If you can provide proof of when you surrendered the Alberta plate in another province, we can backdate your refund.

PLEASE NOTE: Refunds are normally backdated to match your new registration/plate in another jurisdiction, but only until the end of Alberta’s fiscal year. No refunds will be backdated after March 31 of every year.

Do you also need to cancel your Alberta Driver Licence for a refund?

How do you cancel a plate/vehicle registration?

this service can be done online or in store

Please download the form and provide the following:

Download Form

  • Scan/photocopy and send us the driver’s licence or passport identification page that matches the registrant’s name.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are the registered owner and are sending someone in on your behalf for this service, you must fill in the ‘Authorization for Services’ on the downloadable form below, allowing your representative to complete this service for you.


PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to send us the actual Plate(s) for cancellation. If you can destroy the plate(s) so it is not usable, you can then check mark on the form ‘destroyed’ to save you postage fees.

For online service: If you are ordering online, please email us the above documentation along with the payment receipt number (emailed to you once you complete the payment online).


Price: $9.00

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