Higher prices for driver and vehicle licences are here
Driver and vehicle licences are on the rise, starting today.
Passenger vehicle licence validation are now $90, an increase of $8, for those in southern Ontario, while northern Ontario will see the fees go up to $45, a $4 increase.
Fees will also see similar hikes in each of the following two years.
The cost of renewing a driver's licence or getting a new one will rise to $80 from $75, while the fees for various driver examinations will increase by $5 to $10.
The province says these fees, among several others, are being increased to help cover the rising costs of maintaining provincial roads, bridges and highways, as well as services such as education and health care.
The Ministry of Transportation says that even with these increases, Ontario's passenger vehicle licence fees will remain lower than many other provinces.