Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council
One of the most popular positions within the Automotive Industry is the sales representative at a dealership. If you are interested in selling cars you'll have to register with Ontario's Motiver Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC).
As the regulator of motor vehicle sales in Ontario, OMVIC’s mandate is to maintain a fair and informed marketplace by protecting the rights of consumers, enhancing industry professionalism, and ensuring fair, honest, and open competition for registered motor vehicle dealers.
To begin your registration process please review the steps laid out below. This list and additional resources can be found on the OMVIC website.
Step 1: Review the Individual Application form to confirm what documnetation is required. Download the form here. If applicants are (or have been) licensed in another Canadian jurisdiction, click here for OMVIC'S Labour Mobility policy.
Step 2: Request a BackCheck report by clicking here. Results will be sent directly to OMVIC within 24 hours.
Step 3: The Individual Application will advise if there is a requirement to cmoplete the OMVIC Automotive Certification Course. NOTE Applicants may choose not to complete the course unless/unitl the applciation is ready for approval.
Step 4: Applicants can compltee the OMVIC Certification Course in one of two ways. Self-study corresponsdence course OR On-site (classroom) course. Click here for more information on the Certification Course and how to register.
Step 5: Retain a copy of the completed application and all attachements. OMVIC must be notified within 5 business days of any changes to the information provided for the purpose of obtaining registration. NOTE Applications cannot be accepted unless the "Certificate of Dealer" (section F) has been completed.
Step 6: Send the original completed Individual Application form with all required attachements and fees to OMVIC in person, by mail or courier.
Step 7: Check registration application status for Individual Application or Salesperson Change Application here. The status of a processed application will be shown for thrity days.