Vehicle History

Learn before you invest in a motor vehicle.

  • Search for liens
  • Perform stolen vehicle checks and out-of-province searches
  • Research cars, boats, heavy equipment, aircrafts, motorcycles, travel trailers and more.

Vehicle Registry

File lien updates electronically:

  • Lien registrations
  • Lien discharges
  • Changes to existing lien registrations
  • Repairer's liens

Land Titles

View legal information on a property:

  • Registered owner(s) names
  • Identify any encumbrances contained on the search through reference codes

Corporate Registry

Research companies, firms, and societies:

  • Directors' names and addresses
  • Registered and records office address
  • Old names of the company, dissolution, and restoration
  • Date a company filed an annual report
About Us

Who we are.

We are more than a search engine. When you choose Canada Search & Registry Corporation (Canada Search), you get:

A Full-Service Agency

We are a full service search and registry agency dedicated to providing fast and easy access to numerous government services across Canada.

We currently have access to over 50 government databases across the country including extensive vehicle history information, personal property registry, corporate filings and land title registry services.

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Experience & Excellence

We service hundreds customers including individual car buyers, Automobile/Marine Dealers, Insurance Brokers, Registry Agents, Leasing Companies, Real-estate Companies, Finance Companies and Vehicle Inspection Stations.

In total we process hundreds of reports per day and have been doing so since 1999. We are a local, Canadian-owned Company offering personal service that far exceeds our competitors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A lien may have been placed on the vehicle by a person, a bank, or other entities as collateral to ensure that the owner of the vehicle honors a debt. A lien is attached to the vehicle, not to the owner of the vehicle. So, if you buy a car that has a lien on it and the previous owner does not pay his or her debt, the car can be repossessed from you.

This search will only include liens registered in the province that you request.
Monday to Saturday, from 9 AM to 6 PM (PST). We are closed on statutory holidays.

To see a list of BC statutory holidays, Click Here.
If you purchase personal Property (vehicle, boat trailer etc.) that has a Lien attached to it, you could lose both the property and your money.
Every service we offer is processed through the appropriate government organization. You will receive an official document indicating the search criteria, time and date of your request. Most government documents also display logos or contact information as proof of authenticity.
Since each province and each state offers a unique set of used vehicle reports it is sometimes difficult to determine what information will be of most value to you. If you find yourself in this situation, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 604-777-LIEN (5436) or 1-888-879-LIEN (5436) where our highly trained search and registry agents can provide quick recommendations and options.
Yes, our Search and Registry Agents are always available to help decipher results and answer questions.
Canada Search & Registry specializes in Canadian vehicle history. We have been researching Canadian vehicles for over 20 years, therefore we know what information Canadian consumers need. We ensure that our customers get all the necessary information to make the best decision.

Canada Search has access to over 50 government databases. All of the services we offer are official government documents accessed directly from government entities and generated precisely at the time of your request.
Yes. For your protection, any information that Canada Search & Registry collects from our clients will not be used or sold to third parties.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using 128 bit secure sockets layer (SSL) software, which encrypts any information that you input.
We have access to all the government databases across Canada and not all of our services are listed on the web site. If you require additional information or services, please contact us directly at 604-777-LIEN (5436) or 1-888-879-LIEN (5436).
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