Vehicle sales should be fair, honest and straightforward

As the regulator of motor vehicle sales in Ontario, OMVIC maintains a fair and informed marketplace.

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Protecting the rights of car buyers

The Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC) is a government delegated authority administering and enforcing laws that motor vehicle dealers and salespeople must follow. We protect the public interest by protecting and raising awareness of consumer rights and enhancing industry professionalism for registered motor vehicle dealers and salespeople.

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Shopping for a motor vehicle?

Buying a motor vehicle is one of the most important financial commitments you will ever make. Do your research, understand the process and make sure you're purchasing from an OMVIC-registered dealer or salesperson.

Dealers and salespeople

There are over 8,000 dealers and 30,000 salespeople registered with OMVIC in Ontario.

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Shopping for a vehicle

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, we have all the resources and support you need to make an informed purchase.

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Becoming a dealer or salesperson

From registering to professional development, OMVIC is your guide to operating within Ontario's laws and regulations.