Renewing a safety fitness certificate in Manitoba

Manitoba requires safety fitness certificate holders to renew their certificate each year. A valid safety fitness certificate is required to register commercial vehicles in Manitoba.

Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure sends renewal applications to carriers approximately 6 weeks prior to their safety fitness certificate expiring. To renew a safety fitness certificate in Manitoba, carriers are required to complete and update the information on the renewal application, including:

  • Annual vehicle kilometres travelled for their fleet (new as of December 1, 2022)
  • Proof of adequate insurance. The minimum insurance requirements are $1 million for commercial operations that operate for compensation and/or operate outside of Manitoba, $2 million for regulated passenger vehicles operating for compensation and for the transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Proof that all regulated vehicles registered to the carrier has a current periodic mandatory vehicle inspection certificate (new as of December 1, 2022)
  • Sign-off for consultants or insurance brokers to act on the carrier’s behalf (new as of December 1, 2022).

If you have questions about the renewal process for safety fitness certificates in Manitoba, please contact the Motor Carrier Safety Program at:

  • Telephone:  204-945-5322, Toll free: 1-877-340-9068
  • Email:
  • Fax: 204-948-2078
  • In-person or via Canada Post:

    Unit C- 1695 Sargent Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 0C4