Common Questions - Personal Property Registry
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1. Can I mail my documents to the Personal Property Registry for registration and/or a search?
2. Can I do a search in Alberta for an interest that was registered in another province?
3. Do you have contact information for other registry offices in Canada?
- British Columbia (external site)
- Saskatchewan (external site)
- Manitoba (external site)
- Ontario (external site)
- Quebec (external site)
- Nova Scotia (external site)
- New Brunswick (external site)
- Prince Edward Island (external site)
- Newfoundland and Labrador (external site)
- Nunavut (external site)
- Northwest Territories (external site)
- Yukon (external site)
4. How can I tell what the registration date is of a registered document?
- The first two digits are the year - 99 (1999)
- The third and fourth digits are the month - 08 (August)
- The fifth and sixth digits are the day of the month - 12
The full 11 digits together constitute a registration number. Each registration number is unique and is not duplicated. Each and every document is assigned a new number reflecting the date.
5. How do you enter the debtor name for the estate of a deceased person?
6. Is there a fee for a total discharge?
7. Why does the garage keeper have to file the lien within 21 days from the date of the release of the vehicle?
8. A garage keeper has failed to register his interest within 21 days from the date he released the vehicle. What can he do now?
9. What can a garage keeper do if he does not have a Court Order to extend the time of the lien and the registration expires tomorrow?
10. Why can't a farm vehicle be registered as the serial number collateral for all types of registration?
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