Know before you go

We are committed to better serving Island residents at all nine Access PEI locations across PEI. To reduce wait times and unnecessary return visits, please check the list of documents and requirements before your visit.

Registering a new to you vehicle:


  • Prior owners' registration card and/or bill of sale with all fields completed
    • MUST include name of buyer, name of seller, purchase price, and seller’s signature
  • Proof of auto insurance 
  • Proof of valid inspection
  • Funds to pay sales tax if purchased privately 

Visit the Vehicle Registration Ownership Transfers webpage to learn more.

Exchanging a driver’s license from another Province or Territory:


  • Current Canadian Driver’s License card (most recent copy)
  • Any work or study permits 
  • For Class 1-4 licenses – a Highway Safety Medical must be submitted and approved prior to exchange
  • Proof of Residency Documents – two pieces from the list below confirming your PEI address
    • Current utility bills, i.e. cable, electricity, phone
    • Formal lease or rental agreement
    • Letter of employment on company letterhead or pay stub with your name and address
    • Federal or provincial government mail, i.e. tax, GST, correspondence
    • Bank documents showing name and address, i.e. personal cheque, mortgage document, credit card/bank statement

Visit the Driving with an Out-of-Province License webpage to learn more.

Applying for a PEI Health Card


  • Passport or PEI Driver’s License 
  • Health Card from another Province or Territory 
  • Any work or study permits in your name 

Visit the Apply for PEI Health Card webpage to learn more.

If you have any questions about documents or requirements, you can call Contact PEI at 1-833-734-1873 or email