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.
Applying for licences, permits and ratings, flight school training, aviation document booklet, language proficiency.
Pleasure craft licence, commercial vessel registration, coasting trade licence.
Choosing and installing a child car seat or booster seat, recall notices, safety and testing information.
Safety recalls database, child car seat or vehicle recall status, safety advisories, safety defect reporting, investigation results.
Full text of regulations on transportation of dangerous goods in Canada.
Apply to access restricted airport areas and ports.
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.
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.
Highlights of our services, programs and initiatives.
About Transport Canada
MinisterMinister of Transport
Parliamentary SecretaryParliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport
- Minister of Transport announces updated rules to strengthen rail safety and reduce the risk of uncontrolled movements
- Government of Canada proposes to include new freight rail data in Transportation Information Regulations to help strengthen Canada’s supply chain infrastructure
- Government of Canada puts important measures in place to protect Southern Resident killer whales