Quinte, On. real estate agent: May 2011

The License Bureau in Trenton

Do you remember when Ontario used to have a "License Bureau" and we would all have to go there on seemingly random days to get our licenses renewed?

We no longer have a License bureau, it's now called the "Driver and Vehicle License Issuing Office" and we have to line up on or before our birthdays to get our license plate stickers for the following year. I had that pleasure last month. When you go to do this task, just make sure you have your insurance slip with you.

I remember how long the line-ups used to be when I lived in Toronto, and that it seemed to be an excersize that I would dread. In Trenton the whole procedure only takes about five minutes, and I've never had more than one person in line in front of me. I suppose that this is one of the benefits of not living in the big city. It seems to be a much more streamlined procedure, especially when you come back for the second time with your insurance slip.

The actual office is located in a very pretty historic building which it shares with a law firm. It's located at 15 Dundas St. E., just across the river from the downtown core, so it's very conveniently located for people who don't drive. The office is open from nine to five on weekdays and from nine until noon on Saturdays.

Comment balloon 6 commentsMalcolm Johnston • May 11 2011 05:09PM
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