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Provincial government service changes coronavirus

The Ontario provincial government has made a service change due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  And other provinces may have a similar service change. (For links to Provincial Government Service Centers see links below). And until further notice, you do not need to renew your provincial driver’s licence at this time if it:

  • Has expired, or
  • Will soon expire.

This service change related to COVID-19 is being made to: 

  • reduce or eliminate personal contact 
  • Limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 


In Ontario, this service change also applies to: 


  • Health cards
  • Photo cards
  • License plate stickers
  • And other products. 


Service change to renew your provincial government products:


Instead, you can renew these products online (wheres possible). If you do have to visit an office in person. You must:

  • wash your hands thoroughly
  • Practice social distancing and do your best to keep at least six feet or 2 metres away from other people  
  • cough or sneeze into your sleeve or tissue, and wash your hands.

You should also check hours of operation at local offices. Because many offices will have reduced hours, or they may even be closed.  

These provincial government service changes will be in effect until further notice. 

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Tax deadline extended due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and immigration changes

Find provincial government service centers here:

Click on the links for the province or territory where you live to learn about service changes related to Coronavirus (COVID-19): 


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Newfoundland and Labrador

Service Ontario

Prince Edward Island



Northwest Territories


We will keep you updated with other announcements that become available.