NOTE: The new MTO branding info telephone number is 1-800-387-7736
Shop and insurer information is available below.
MTO Summary of Branding Program (Adobe Acrobat format)
Special information for shops on members only page
List of Structural Inspection Stations (by Municipality March 2002)
The Rebuilding File (Adobe Acrobat format)
Equivalency charts for vehicle branding from Canadian and U.S. jurisdictionsThis information has been removed from MTO web site. Please call MTO
A training program for technicians and appraisers to assist them in identifying and assessing damaged structural components is planned at Mohawk College. No date has been announced. If you, staff at your company or appraisers are intersted in knowing more about this course as it is available, please let us know who you are so that we can contact you by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The alignment of each chassis control point and reference point shall be within three millimetres of the original equipment manufacturer's specification or within the standard of variance established by the manufacturer.
Structural joints / seams of all repaired or replaced chassis components must be accessible for inspection.All components of the chassis shall be inspected and:
If a vehicle is to be inspected is registered in any state of the United States or any Canadian jurisdiction outside of Ontario, is banded "REBUILT" or an equivalent to "REBUILT", this vehicle will become "SALVAGE" in Ontario. For structural inspection purposes, the following documents need not be supplied:
Note: The requirement that all welds be free of undercoating is waived
Successful completion of the structural inspection will permit the vehicle to be branded as "REBUILT" in Ontario.The vehicle will still require successful completion of an inspection for purposes of a Safety Standards Certificate and for a Drive Clean emissions certificate as applicable, before license plates can be issued.
If the vehicle to be inspected is a "REASSEMBLED" vehicle, the following need not be provided:
Note: Inspection of REASSEMBLED vehicles is only for full frame vehicles.
Successful completion of the structural inspection will permit the vehicle to be branded as "REBUILT" with a pink/purple colored registration permit. The vehicle will still require successful completion of an inspection for purposes of a Safety Standards Certificate and for a Drive Clean emissions certificate as applicable, before license plates can be issued.