Tow Trucks

Driver Application

How to Apply

Application Requirements

City of Brampton Application Form

  • A valid Ontario Drivers Licence *Minimum Non Graduated, Non-Probationary Class G license (G1 or G2 not acceptable)
  • You must produce the following: Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Citizenship, Landed Immigrant Status, Permanent Residence Card, Refugee Status (accompanied by a Work Visa)
  • Level 2 Criminal Record Search obtained from municipality of​​​ residence valid for 120 days from date its processed
  • Drivers Abstract from the Ministry of Transportation​ (Only valid for 30 days from date of processing)
  • Application Fee
    • Tow Truck Driver New - $96.00
    • Tow Truck Driver Renewal 1 year - $72.00
    • Tow Truck Driver Renewal 2 year - $168.00

Plate Application

How to Apply

Application Requirements

City of Brampton Application Form

  • Business Information
    • Articles of Incorporation
    • Business Registratio​n (required in addition to Articles of Incorporation, if operating name differs from Corporation Name)
  • Rate Sheet (Rate sheet signed by the owner. Rate sheet must include the location of a licensed pound. A copy of the Licence for the pound.
  • Vehicle Ownership — Original ownership both sides. Plate portion must be in the name of the licence that will be issued (ex. Corporation/or Individual name).
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating must be greater that 4536kg (10,000 lbs) and the sticker must appear on the inside door frame.
  • Certificate of Insurance
    • Certificate of Insurance, on City of Brampton Insurance form, not less that 2 million dollar liability, 1 hundred thousand liability for damaged to towed vehicles, 50 thousand liability for damage to cargo in towed vehicle. (All serial numbers must be listed)
  • Annual Safety
    • Ministry of Transportation Annual Inspection Certificate
    • Ministry of Transportation Annual Inspection Sticker on the window of truck
  • Inspection
    • You can schedule your appointment once your paperwork has been submitted/approved and payment has been made. 
    • Tow Truck Equipment Inspections Requirements​
    • Our office requires that all original documents be supplied. Photo copies will be made in our office and originals will be returned.
  • Application Fees
    • Tow Truck Plate New - $356.00
    • Tow Truck Plate Renewal - $266.99

Licence Renewal Information

  • Business information only needs to be provided if it has changed or expired
  • Vehicle Ownership (original) must be provided
  • Rate S​heet​
  • Certificate of I​nsurance
    • Certificate of Insurance, on City of Brampton Insurance form, not less that 2 million dollar liability, 1 hundred thousand liability for damaged to towed vehicles, 50 thousand liability for damage to cargo in towed vehicle. (All serial numbers must be listed)
  • Annual Safety
    • Ministry of Transportation Annual Inspection Certificate
    • Ministry of Transportation Annual Inspection Sticker on the window of truck
  • Inspection​
    • You can schedule your appointment once your paperwork has been submitted/approved and payment has been made. 
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Contact By-law Enforcement

By-law Enforcement, Property Standards and Licensing Divisions
  • Flower City Community Campus
  • 8850 McLaughlin Road South, Unit 2
  • Brampton, ON L6Y 5T1
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Phone: Dial 3-1-1 (within City limits)
  • 905.874.2000 (outside City limits)
  • 905.874.2130 (Teletypewriter or Text Telephone)