Government of Alberta - Transportation

- Technician License Application -
  • Motor Vehicle Identification Number (MVID): this is a 9 digit number found near the barcode on your Alberta Driver’s Licence. If you do not have or cannot find your MVID, please contact our office using the contact information below.
  • A copy of your journeyman certificate(s)*
  • A criminal record check obtained within the last 90 days*
  • The required Vehicle Inspection Manual(s): Automotive & Light Truck, Commercial and/or Motorcycle
*IMPORTANT – Copies of your journeyman certificate(s) and your criminal record check must be sent to our office before your technician application will be reviewed and approved. Your application will be returned to you via email if these documents are not received within 10 business days.
These documents can be sent either by email or fax:
Email:, include "Application Documents" and your last name in the subject line
Fax: 780-989-7235, Attention: Licensing Analyst
More information about inspection technician application requirements can be found on our website at

You can also email us at or speak with a Vehicle Inspection Program Licensing Analyst by calling 780-427-8901, toll free within Alberta by first dialing 310-0000. Our office hours are 8:15am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. We are closed on weekends and holidays.