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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.

The first step to applying for registration with Tarion is to download and print an Application for Registration Package.

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.

As a freehold builder 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 this can be found on the information sheet at the front of the Application for Registration Package.

As a condominium builder you will be required to attend a builder orientation session and meet with a Tarion representative to review your application.

If you would like to quickly access and print out individual forms that are found within the Application for Registration, please visit the Licensing and Underwriting Forms page.

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.

All Application for Registration Packages and fees should be sent to:

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

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact the Licensing and Underwriting department at 1-877-696-6497 ext. 3001 or via email at L&U@tarion.com.