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Anyone in the province of Ontario who plans to build and/or sell a new home must be registered with Tarion and enrol the home(s) as per the requirements of the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act
 
If you are planning to build new homes, you will need to register with Tarion as a builder.  If you are planning to sell new homes, you will need to register with Tarion as a vendor.  And if you are planning to both build and sell new homes, you will need to register with Tarion as a builder and a vendor.

As a builder and/or vendor of freehold homes, you will be also be required to attend a builder orientation session, take a technical test (based on the Ontario Building Code), and attend a business interview.  Further information regarding these requirements can be found on our information sheet.


As a builder and/or vendor of condominium homes, you will be required to attend a builder orientation session and meet with a Tarion representative to review your application.

Your application, approval and registration is subject to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act, applicable Builder Bulletins and any and all further terms and conditions which may be placed on your registration, i.e. the posting of security, a limit on the homes you will be allowed to build, etc.
 
Completing the Application for Registration
 
We encourage you to complete the application for registration online.  Our new online application provides an easier-to-follow, step-by-step process that is secure and ensures that your application for registration is submitted immediately and directly to our Licensing & Underwriting department for review.

If you require a paper copy of the application for registration, you can download and print the Application for Registration Package.  To print out individual forms that are found within the Application for Registration, please visit the Licensing and Underwriting Forms page.  Send your completed application, relevant documents, and fees to:

Tarion Warranty Corporation
Licensing and Underwriting Department
5160 Yonge Street, 12th Floor
TORONTO, ON
M2N 6L9

If you have questions or need assistance in completing the Application please contact the Licensing and Underwriting department at 1-877-696-6497 ext. 3001 or via email at L&U@tarion.com