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Site: Hamilton

Service: Service Counter

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Record #: OAK3824 Last Full Update: 29 Jan 2015
Memos and Bulletins
Public CommentsIt is now possible to renew your driver's licence online. To see if you are eligible visit Renew a Driver's Licence.
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameService Ontario
Contact Information
Toll Free PhoneGeneral inquiry 1-800-267-8097; 
Health card inquiry 1-888-376-5197; 
Driver & vehicle inquiry 1-800-387-3445  
TDD PhoneOntario wide 1-800-268-7095
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameOntario. ServiceOntario
Legal Status(30) Provincial Government
Service Information
DescriptionServices available at this location: 
Business services  
* registration of a sole proprietorship/general partnership 
* registration of a trade/style/operating name for an existing corporation 
Driver and vehicle  
Accessible parking permits: 
* apply for, renew, replace or change information on an accessible parking permit  
Copies of records: 
* commercial vehicle operator records  
* driver's records  
* motorized snow vehicle record  
* motor vehicle record/abstract  
* off-road vehicle record  
* vehicle abstracts (uncertified) 
Drivers' licences: 
* change address or name on, renew or replace a licence  
* digital photo driver's licence  
* driver's licence reinstatement  
* driver abstract (uncertified) 
* driving instructor licence renewal  
* driving instructor licence replacement 
* replace driver's licence while out of province  
* temporary driver's licence  
Enhanced drivers' licences: 
* change information on your enhanced licence  
* pick up your enhanced driver's licence 
* downgrade an enhanced driver's licence to a regular driver's licence  
Motorized snow vehicle permits: 
* get or replace snow vehicle permit  
* snow vehicle validation stickers  
Off-road vehicle permits:  
* apply for, or replace off-road vehicle licence plate  
* apply for, or replace off-road vehicle permit  
Product sales: 
* display number plates  
* gift certificates  
* used vehicle information package (UVIP) 
Vehicle permits and plates: 
* change classification, address or name on a permit  
* change status of a permit  
* dealer/service licence plates  
* French slogan Ontario licence plate purchase  
* licence plate stickers 
* licence plate with graphics or personalized 
* register a vehicle  
* replace a licence plate sticker, vehicle permit, licence plate(s) or personalized licence plate(s)  
* temporary vehicle registration  
Workplace standards: 
* file a claim under the Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act  
* file an Employment Standards claim 
Fish and wildlife  
* fishing licences  
* hunting licences  
* outdoors cards  
Commissioner of Oaths 
Health card services: 
* apply for a card  
* change address or name  
* register an absence from or your return to Ontario  
* renew a photo health card  
* replace a lost, stolen or damaged health card  
* replace your red and white health card with a photo health card 
* health card services are also available by appointment at this location 
Organ and tissue donor 
* organ and tissue donor registration 
Photo Identification 
* Ontario Photo card  
* change the name or address on an Ontario Photo card  
* change the digital signature on an Ontario Photo card  
* digital photo for Ontario Photo card 
* renew or replace an Ontario Photo card 
* services include filing a return and/or making a payment for the following taxes: 
* beer tax  
* corporations tax insurance premium  
* corporations tax payment-in-lieu  
* debt retirement charge  
* employer health tax  
* fuel tax  
* gasoline tax  
* international fuel tax agreement  
* land transfer tax  
* mining tax  
* retail sales tax  
* retail sales tax insurance premium  
* tobacco tax  
* wine tax 
* there is also a Land Registry Office at this location 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * closed on public holidays 
Areas ServedHamilton - and surrounding area
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up
Applicationdrop in, with appropriate supporting documents (call ahead or see website) * many forms can also be completed and submitted online
LanguagesEnglish ; French - bilingual services are available at this location
Feesfees for some transactions
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Site LocationEllen Fairclough Building across from Jackson Square
Located In CommunityHamilton
Address & Map
Ellen Fairclough Building
119 King St W, 4th Floor
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y7
IntersectionJames St N and King St W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesBusiness Registration/Licensing ; Commissioner of Oaths ; Disability Parking Permits ; Driver Licences ; Driving/Accident Records ; Fishing Licences ; Hunting Licences ; Identification Cards ; Motor Vehicle Registration ; Organ Donor Cards/Registries ; Provincial/Territorial Health Insurance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Government Services Issues ; Title Registration/Titles