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Class 1-55 Registration FAQs

Calgary

Calgary driver-partners are required to carry a Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration. Learn more below.

Frequently asked questions

What's a Class 1-55?

A Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration is a type of registration distributed by the province to those providing ride for hire services.

Please note: Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration does not provide Uber driver-partners with the same privileges as a taxi.

Where can I get one?

All registries in Alberta should be equipped to handle this type of registration change.

What's the wait time for a new registration?

You should receive the new registration immediately upon payment at the registry.

Is switching registration expensive?

You can expect this to typically cost $25, although costs may vary.

Can I keep my old licence plate?

You'll need to update the licence plate on your vehicle to match your new registration, but, you may keep the old licence plate. The cost of a new licence plate is included in the registration cost.

What does a Class 1-55 look like?

It's almost identical to other Alberta vehicle registrations with only a few key differences: a number '1' in SECTION 1 under CLASS, and the word 'Livery' under TYPE OF OPERATION.

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