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What is a Vehicle Information Report (VIR)? Sample Vehicle Information Report
Vehicle Information Report

A Vehicle Information Report (VIR), sometimes referred to as a Vehicle History Report, is a document that provides detailed information about a specific vehicle, such as its history, current status, and potential issues. This report can be used by prospective buyers to make informed decisions when purchasing a used vehicle, or by current owners to better understand their vehicle's current status.

It is important to note that while a Vehicle Information Report (VIR) can provide valuable insights into a vehicle's history, it may not always include every detail, and should be used in conjunction with a thorough inspection and test drive of the vehicle prior to making a purchase decision.

Also, please keep in mind that a vehicle information report will only contain information maintained by the Government of Alberta. If you believe that the vehicle may have come in from another jurisdictions you may wish to consider additional options to research the vehicle.

What Information Does a Vehicle Information Report Contain?

Vehicle information reports provide you with non-protected information about vehicles registered in Alberta including:

  • Vehicle description - such as year, make, model, style, colour, and fuel type
  • Vehicle status - such as active, rebuilt, salvage, etc.
  • Odometer reading (if reported)
  • Registration dates and locations
  • Quantity of liens registered in Alberta
    For complete lien search information you will need to purchase a Personal Property search. Please check out our Personal Property Search page for details. All lien searches are processed through our partner site www.registrysearch.ca.

How to Order a Vehicle Information Report

Searches will be performed based on the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) that you provide and report will be emailed to you upon completion.

If you have a MyAlberta eServices ID click here to place your order, otherwise please contact our office to order through our office.

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