AMVIC is Alberta’s automotive regulator, administering the mandatory licensing for motor vehicle businesses and salespeople as required by the Consumer Protection Act of Alberta, and providing a fair marketplace for automotive consumers and businesses. AMVIC is here to help: Have a question about your business licence or salesperson registration? Contact the licensing department directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. HaveRead More
This year, many automotive businesses shifted their focus to online sales because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this holiday season, if your licensed sales or leasing automotive business embraces selling over the internet, make sure you comply with legislation. Check this list twice to make sure you stay on the nice list: Familiarize yourself withRead More
How does having an accurate and compliant bill of sale help your automotive business succeed? Not only is it required by law, but it increases transparency and build trust with consumers. It also acts as a written record to help resolve any kind of dispute. By capturing all the information, you can ensure your businessRead More
As an automotive business in Alberta, you are responsible for your advertisements. Using a “catch-all” style disclaimer on a website or advertisement does not clear an automotive business of the responsibility for compliant advertisements. AMVIC has created an advertising toolkit on amvic.org to assist you in creating compliant advertisements, which includes: The advertising modules fromRead More
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how many businesses operate and AMVIC was no exception. AMVIC continued inspecting businesses during the early days of the pandemic, however the inspections were conducted from a distance. Now that businesses are once again operating closer to a pre-pandemic manner, AMVIC has a plan in place to complete inspections withRead More
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