We are a federal institution, leading the Transport Canada portfolio and working with our partners.
Transport Canada is responsible for transportation policies and programs. We promote safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible transportation.
Services and information
Flying your drone safely and legally, drone registration, drone pilot certification, where and where not to fly, report a drone incident.
Licensing for pilots and personnel
Applying for licences, permits and ratings, flight school training, aviation document booklet, language proficiency.
Vessel licensing and registration
Pleasure craft licence, commercial vessel registration, coasting trade licence.
Child car seat safety
Choosing and installing a child car seat or booster seat, recall notices, safety and testing information.
Defects and recalls of vehicles, tires and child car seats
Safety recalls database, child car seat or vehicle recall status, safety advisories, safety defect reporting, investigation results.
Dangerous goods regulations
Full text of regulations on transportation of dangerous goods in Canada.
Apply for a transportation security clearance
Apply to access restricted airport areas and ports.
Getting started with safe boating
Buying a pleasure craft, pleasure craft courtesy check, requirements for foreign boaters, human powered craft, life jackets, safety tips, checklists, trip plans, courses and resources for recreational boaters.
Operating a federal railway
Railway Operating Certificates, noise and vibration requirements, work/rest and medical rules, accounting, rates.
Regulations and requirements for public and private crossings, filing a railway crossing agreement, sightlines, blocked crossings, train whistling.
Transport Canada serving Canadians
Highlights of our services, programs and initiatives.
About Transport Canada
MinisterMinister of Transport
Parliamentary SecretaryParliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport
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